Resident Evil 5 & 6 on Switch demos & preorder are up, $29.99 each [Includes 33% off preorder discount if you own RE4, REmake, or RE0]

ggx2ac

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If you downloaded Resident Evil 0, 1 or 4 on Switch eShop, you can get Resident Evil 5 and/or Resident Evil 6 at a 33% discount only available by pre-order on eShop made using the same Nintendo Account.

Resident Evil 5 is 18.7GB big.
- Demo available
- Game includes all DLC
- The Mercenaries United mode: combines The Mercenaries and The Mercenaries Reunion with No Mercy Mode

Resident Evil 6 is 17.6GB big.
- Demo available
- Game includes all DLC and residentevil.net exclusive costumes.
- Costumes now useable in campaign

Edit:
eShop links

RE5: https://ec.nintendo.com/AU/en/titles/70010000015874

RE6: https://ec.nintendo.com/AU/en/titles/70010000015878

Both games release 29th of October for most regions if you forgot.


 
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Doomrider

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Oct 27, 2017
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30 for each is just insane, but if they keep doing it it's because it probably works.
 

modestb

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Having finished 5 for the first time very recently, it's a solidly okay game. Has some closure to Chris/Wesker if that's your thing.

Does the switch version have couch co-op? I'm told the game is a lot better with co-op
 

shadowman16

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Oct 25, 2017
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I'm surprised RE6 is smaller than RE5.
Me too. I can't imagine how, seeing as RE6 is a pretty damn huge game what with its 4 different scenarios etc. Oh well, in for all three games (I want the physical copy of 4 anyway). Glad demos have popped up, I'm really curious how 6 runs in handheld mode.
 

Lelouch0612

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Oct 25, 2017
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Having demos is a good call imo, just like the preorder discounts.

Yet, they complety botchered these released and RER1/2 will probably stay the best selling games of the franchise on Switch, and deservedly so.
 
Oct 26, 2017
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I own RE4 so I guess I'm gonna be eligible for that pre-order discount....

unless Capcom of Europe fucks us over again LOL
 

Raijinto

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Oct 28, 2017
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Are these £30?

I can't say it'd be a surprise if they are considering the prices of 4, 0 and Remake but it's still ludicrous considering they're £16 on other consoles.
 

asagami_

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Oct 27, 2017
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I already have RE5 on the PS4, but I will download the demo for RE6, sure. Pretty likely I will end get it (someday) at other platform but a demo never hurts :P
 

Fonst

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Nov 16, 2017
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I'd like to have RE4 & 5 but rather it digital. Capcom and their pricing...
 

Hugare

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Aug 31, 2018
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Can anyone give feedback regarding the performance?

RE 5 runs poorly on the Shield, so I'm curious about the Switch version
 

Neiteio

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Oct 25, 2017
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Incredible games. RE6 is the Bayonetta of shooters (yes, over Vanquish). Once you understand the mechanics, of course.
 

Fonst

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The physical edition, is it all on one cart or none or do we know the composition?
 

BigTime_2018

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If you downloaded Resident Evil 0, 1 or 4 on Switch eShop, you can get Resident Evil 5 and/or Resident Evil 6 at a 33% discount only available by pre-order on eShop made using the same Nintendo Account.
I’d like to take advantage of this deal for RE5, but I don’t think I’ll have time to play it upon release.

I know I could save it for later, but I hate having a backlog lol

It’s not a big deal tho.
 

test_account

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Oct 25, 2017
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The physical edition, is it all on one cart or none or do we know the composition?
Resident Evil 4 is on the cart as mentioned by the user above me, but i dont think Nintendo has started offering 64GB carts anyway (or have they?), which would be needed to fit all three games on one cart (about 50GB). Even if they had (or have) offered 64GB carts, the prices for those are likely quite high.
 

Kaze.

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Sep 17, 2019
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I will be grabbing 4 and 6 when both goes on sale. Played 5 on x360.
I know 4 is definitely worth it as I heard but what about 6?
Is it worth purchasing?
 

Neiteio

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Oct 25, 2017
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I will be grabbing 4 and 6 when both goes on sale. Played 5 on x360.
I know 4 is definitely worth it as I heard but what about 6?
Is it worth purchasing?
RE6 is a gem, but you're meant to play it like a stylish character action game - rolling and diving and sliding and ducking and jump-kicking and shoulder-checking and perfect-parrying. Many people play it like a cover shooter and don't understand it. Also, you got a stamina bar and the ability to mix/dispense herb pills on a piecemeal basis, which is brilliantly versatile but confuses people at first. The four campaigns are worth it for the story but have a sense of too many cooks in the kitchen, throwing a bazillion ideas and setpieces at you. Mercenaries is where the game shines brightest. RE6 is one of my faves, but it can be an acquired taste.
 

dynamitejim

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Oct 25, 2017
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I'm not holding out much hope for these ports. The RE4 port isn't even native 720p in handheld and doesn't hold a solid 60fps.
 

Danneee

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Oct 27, 2017
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I’ll definitely put RE6 on my watch list. Really liked the first chapters on PS3 but the tearing/frame rate was kind of bad.
 
Oct 28, 2017
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The discount for owning at least 1 of the previously released games will help tip me over and probably get RE5.

Still upset that they decided to release RE4 on a cart since I went digital, but oh well.
 

Kaze.

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Sep 17, 2019
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RE6 is a gem, but you're meant to play it like a stylish character action game - rolling and diving and sliding and ducking and jump-kicking and shoulder-checking and perfect-parrying. Many people play it like a cover shooter and don't understand it. Also, you got a stamina bar and the ability to mix/dispense herb pills on a piecemeal basis, which is brilliantly versatile but confuses people at first. The four campaigns are worth it for the story but have a sense of too many cooks in the kitchen, throwing a bazillion ideas and setpieces at you. Mercenaries is where the game shines brightest. RE6 is one of my faves, but it can be an acquired taste.
Thanks man. Which one would you recommend first between 4 and 6?
 

FTF

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Oct 28, 2017
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lol I couldn’t imagine paying $30 for a RE6 port today. At first I thought it said $30 for both and that would be fine.