'Resident Evil 2' Pre-Orders Come With a Free Steelbook Case


The remake of Resident Evil 2 will hit the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC on January 25th, and if you haven't got your pre-order in yet, you might want to consider this deal from Best Buy.

If you pre-order any of these versions of Resident Evil 2 for the PS4 or Xbox One, you'll be treated to this badass Steelbook case for free. If you are unfamiliar with the remake, the updates are outlined in the official description below:

"The genre-defining masterpiece Resident Evil 2 returns completely rebuilt for a deeper narrative experience. Using Capcom's proprietary RE Engine, Resident Evil 2 offers a fresh look on the classic survival horror saga with breathtakingly realistic visuals, excitingly immersive audio, a new over-the-shoulder camera, and modernized controls on top of gameplay modes from the original game."

  • Based on the original console release in 1998, the new game has been completely rebuilt for a deeper narrative experience
  • The new over-the-shoulder camera mode and modernized control scheme create a more modern look on the survival horror experience and offers players a trip down memory lane with the original gameplay modes from the 1998 release
  • Built on Capcom's proprietary RE Engine, Resident Evil 2 delivers breathtakingly photo-realistic visuals in 4K
  • Zombies are brought to life with a horrifyingly realistic wet gore effect as they react in real time taking instant visible damage, making every bullet count
  • Engage in frenzied combat with enemies, explore dark menacing corridors, solve puzzles to access areas and collect and use items discovered around the environment in a terrifying constant fight for survival
  • Join police officer Leon S. Kennedy on his first day in the job and college student Claire Redfield, who is searching for her brother amidst a terrifying zombie epidemic
  • Enjoy separately playable campaigns for both Leon and Claire, allowing players to see the story from both characters' perspective

On a related note, you might be interested to know that the Umbrella Corporation has released an official hoodie and track jacket for $60.99 each with free U.S. shipping.

Ordinarily you would have to be an Umbrella Corporation employee to get one of these garments, but it would seem that they're looking to revamp their tarnished brand with some slick styles - at a profit of course!


The release date for the hoodie and track jacket is slated for January 18th.

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