05. Nov, 2004 15:45 (HKT)

Resident Evil 4 / Biohazard 4 shipping details, Bonus DVD & pricing confirmed - place your preorder now

In this latest installment of the wildly popular franchise, players are reacquainted with Leon S. Kennedy, Raccoon City's idealistic rookie cop from Biohazard 2/Resident Evil 2. In the six years since the destruction of Raccoon City, the U.S. government has been able to destroy the nefarious Umbrella Corporation.

Fast forward to 2004 and players rejoin Leon, now a U.S. agent with a top-secret mission. In this Nintendo GameCube™ title, his investigation into the abduction of the President's daughter has led him to a mysterious location in Europe teeming with unimaginable horrors.

Capcom has finally confirmed shipping details as well as pricing for both the US American as well as Japanese release version.

Resident Evil 4 (US version) is expected to ship on or around January 11th, preorders are taken at US$ 49.90 only.

BioHazard 4 (Japanese version) will hit the Japanese market on January 27th at a price of Y7,800 (+ tax). At Play-Asia, your preorder will be priced at US$ 64.90 only. This includes a special US$ 5 preorder discount which is valid until January 22nd, 2005.

In further news, Capcom has announced to include a Bonus DVD to be shipped along with preorders of the game. While we are still awaiting confirmation regarding our final allocation of the Bonus DVD, we should be able to guarantee all customers to receive the preorder gift when placing a preorder now. Please note that the Bonus DVD will only be included with the Japanese version of the game.

Update: Every preorder placed for biohazard4 (Japanese version) is confirmed to ship including the Bonus DVD. (read more).

Key features:

  • Utilizes the Nintendo GameCube's technological powers to the fullest, creating breathtaking 3D graphics and effects
  • Behind the camera view - Camera follows Leon from behind, allowing for intuitive movement
  • New, never before seen enemies - You'll be wishing for the usual Resident Evil zombies! Bosses that make Nemesis seem like a kitten
  • Advanced AI - Enemies are now smarter than ever and use their cunning abilities to attack
  • Conversations and monologues can be heard in real time
  • Action button - Pressing the A Button allows players to perform various actions
  • Aim and shoot - Ability to zero in on enemies with weapons

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