Resident Evil 5 download episodes detailed

Capcom issues screenshots, release dates

Capcom's detailed its download content plans for Resident Evil 5, which includes two new episodes, costumes, and the 'Mercenaries Reunion' mode.

Previously only seen during cut-scenes of the original Resident Evil 5, the first new episode 'Lost in Nightmares' finds Chris and Jill investigating Ozwell E. Spencer's hideaway.

"Spencer, the evil mastermind and co-founder of Umbrella Corporation, has been concealing a new evil deep within the basement of his mansion," says Capcom. "Chris and Jill discover this grotesque evil standing in their way as the two enter deeper into the catacombs beneath the mansion."


As for the Mercenaries Reunion mode, that has players using new playable characters and weapon load-outs as they aim to shoot down as many enemies as they can within a limited time, says Capcom.

A boxed copy of the game with all DLC included, Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition, will be released on March 12 (PS3 with all content on disc, Xbox 360 with a download code).

The full release schedule follows:

Xbox 360
Lost in Nightmares: 17 February
Costume Pack 1: 17 February
Episode 2 (title TBA): 3 March
Costume Pack 2: 3 March

Lost in Nightmares: 18 February
Costume Pack 1: 18 February
Episode 2 (title TBA): 4 March
Costume Pack 2: 4 March