Capcom shared new details about its slate of upcoming and already released games during its E3 2021 showcase on Tuesday, June 15, covering three of its popular franchises: Resident Evil, Monster Hunter, and Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney.
Here are all the announcements:
Resident Evil Village is getting additional post-launch DLC, and it’s already in development, as announced by the game’s producer Tsuyoshi Kanda. However, No other information was revealed about the content.
Additionally, the online-only multiplayer mode that ships free with Resident Evil Village, Resident Evil Re:Verse will finally go live sometime next month. No specific date was announced. In it, you and other players take control of Resident Evil characters and monsters in a deathmatch style contest.
Capcom announced new updates for its Nintendo Switch exclusive Monster Hunter titles, Monster Hunter Rise and Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin.
It was revealed that you can have Rise’s Palamute as a Monstie companion in Wings of Ruin as part of a free update scheduled for July 15, 2021.
There will also be a trial version of Wings of Ruin releasing on June 25 ahead of the game’s launch on July 9. This demo lets you carry over your progress to the main game if you end up buying it after launch.
Meanwhile, Rise will be receiving its 3.1 update on June 24, adding new event quests and paid cosmetics. There will also be a crossover event with Wings of Ruin that lets you craft Tsukino’s armor for your Palico. What’s more is that if you have Wings of Ruin in your system, you’ll gain access to the Rider layered armor for your hunter.
The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles
During the show, Capcom dropped new trailers for The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles, which is set to come out on July 27 on the Nintendo Switch, PS4, and PC.
The package features two Ace Attorney titles that were previously only released in Japan, Great Ace Attorney Adventures and Great Ace Attorney Resolve. The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles takes place in 19th century London and Japan, where you play as Ryunosuke Naruhodo, an ancestor of Phoenix Wright.
Capcom wrapped up the show by talking about its esports leagues for Street Fighter V, including the Capcom Pro Tour and the Street Fighter League.
The Capcom Pro Tour is a series of tournaments, where the winner gets $5,000 and advances to the Capcom Cup at the end of the year, which has an even bigger prize pool.
The Street Fighter League, on the other hand, is a seasonal tournament, where 6 teams of 3 pro players battle it out for the championship and the $150,000 prize. – Rappler.com