Capcom showed off a new trailer for Resident Evil 6 at the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles yesterday. The trailer [above] features some new gameplay footage as well as insights into RE6‘s story. The survival action game puts Resident Evil series regulars Leon S. Kennedy and Chris Redfield together for the first time. Kennedy and Redfield will be traveling across the globe, combating a new zombie virus outbreak and the mysterious Neo-Umbrella Corporation. Resident Evil 6 will arrive on Xbox 360 and Play Station 3 on October 2, 2012 and on Microsoft Windows at a later date.
“It has been ten years since the Raccoon City incident and the President of the United States has decided to reveal the truth behind what took place in the belief that it will curb the current resurgence in bioterrorist activity. Due to be by the President’s side is his personal friend and Raccoon City survivor, Leon S. Kennedy, but when the venue suffers a bioterrorist attack, Leon is forced to face a President transformed beyond recognition and make his hardest ever decision. At the same time, Bioterrorism Security Assessment Alliance member Chris Redfield arrives in China, itself under threat of a bioterrorist attack. With no country safe from these attacks and the ensuing outbreaks, the entire world’s population is united by a common fear that there is no hope left.”