Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City Release Date Announced

Capcom announces Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City release date and unleashes new cinematic trailer!

According to Capcom, Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 will hit North American retailers on March 20, 2012 and comes to Europe on March 23, 2012. The PC version of the game will follow at a later date.

Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City is an upcoming 2012 third-person shooter video game for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 platforms.

The game will take place during the events of Resident Evil 2 and Resident Evil 3: Nemesis, and is set in Raccoon City, whose residents have been turned into zombies after an outbreak of the t-virus. In this installment however, players will take on the role of an officer of the Umbrella Security Service (USS) and must destroy all evidence of Umbrella’s illegal activities.

The publisher also revealed a rare trailer, which was showcased exclusively at the Gamers Day event! This trailer reveals more tantalizing plot elements and gives us a more detailed look at the gameplay itself.

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