Will Resident Evil: Revelations Be Available On PC?

By Ishaan . December 21, 2012 . 9:45am

Resident Evil: Revelations is probably headed to home consoles at some point in the future. But what about the PC? Resident Evil 5 and Resident Evil 6 both have PC versions and we know Capcom are keen on supporting the PC market.

 

Recently, a user on the Capcom forums posted this request for the company’s Senior VP, Christian Svensson: “I realize you can’t say anything about it because it hasn’t been announced yet but Sven please see if [Resident Evil: Revelations HD] can be released on PC.”

 

Svensson replied: “As you know, nothing I can say on such a topic, but you know I’m a PC fan. We’ll see what the future holds.”

 

Resident Evil: Revelations was originally released as a Nintendo 3DS game in early 2012. Korea’s video games rating board recently posted ratings for the game on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.


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  • Shadowman

    Well, at least it ain’t no RE6 I hate those final bosses with a passion.

  • MrRobbyM

    Hopefully there’s PS Move support, if not, I’ll be hoping for a PC version. Dat mouse, son.

    • Aoshi00

      For some reason, I didn’t like the Move control in RE5 Gold edition.. I played RE5 on 360, but also loved RE4 Wii ver’s aiming.. somehow the Wii remote seemed to respond better than the Move controller, I heard it’s the same for No More Heroes PS3 as well, that the Wii remote was better. But I much preferred using the 360 controller, didn’t care for the waggling..

      Revelations looked amazing on the 3DS, especially on the XL, I liked it w/ the circle pad.. would love to have it on 360 w/ achievement too :)

      • MrRobbyM

        I myself loved the Wii version or RE4 as well. Didn’t mind the occasional waggling during certain scenes and what not.

        I haven’t played RE5 Gold Edition but do you think it’s fault of the Move or Capcom? The only chance I got to use my Move was with the Ape Escape whatever it’s called demo and it was pretty responsive. I guess it would be different with a shooter though. Accuracy and what not.

        I have no doubt Revelations looks good on the 3DS. I plan on getting an XL sometime next year actually. I just don’t want to buy a circle pad attachment that I’ll only use for a few games so that’s why I’m hoping for the Move support.

        Speaking of Move support, I’m surprised RE6 didn’t launch with Move support. I probably would have bought it just because RE4 Wii made the game so much more fun.

        • Aoshi00

          Not sure why the Move didn’t work so well w/ RE5 compared to Wii Remote, maybe that’s why RE6 doesn’t come w/ Move control? I just couldn’t aim very well w/ it, compared to using the regular controller. I thought I would love Gold w/ Move + DLC on disc because I liked RE4 Wii.. instead I didn’t really play it..

          I know.. I’m just using the Circle Pad Pro for KH3D and Revelations, both games work great w/ it, and look much better on a bigger screen.. I wish they would make more games support it, I just feel like collecting it even though if not many games would use it. It actually gives a better grip for the original angular 3DS, downside is you can’t change your game w/o taking it off.. the CPP on the XL makes it gigantic though :) But yeah, I think it’s a missed opportunity they don’t make as many games as possible to take advantage of it, when the peripheral is alrdy there.. people say it would alienate those w/o it, but 2nd analog could be optional, just like KH3D or RE here.. instead Kid Icarus just used it for left-handed..

  • FitzpatrickPhillips

    Awwwh yeeeahhh

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Altin-Bujupaj/1157167838 Altin Bujupaj

    Console Exclusive-what ? Capcom never heard of such a thing.

    • MrRobbyM

      Think of it this way. At least the 3D is exclusive to the 3DS version.

      • tubers

        No-glasses 3D at least.

    • http://www.siliconera.com/ Ishaan

      There really is no point to exclusivity when it comes to certain kinds of games. Resident Evil has always been a multiplatform series. It’s not like they’re pulling the 3DS version. It was a great game and 3DS owners got to play it. I don’t see what’s wrong with making it available to more people?

      • anarchy_panty

        I’m just worried the port is going to get out-sourced to a team that won’t be willing to do the necessary work to make sure the port is as excellent as the original. I definitely want more people to experience this game — it was fantastic. But I don’t want people who don’t have a 3DS to be stuck with a half-assed port.

        • http://www.siliconera.com/ Ishaan

          I wouldn’t be worried, honestly. MT Framework seems to be super flexible when it comes to cross-platform stuff. I mean, look at E.X. Troopers on 3DS/PS3. :)

          • Zharkiel

            “look at E.X. Troopers on 3DS/PS3.” You just had to add salt to that wound, didn’t you? ;_;

          • CrimsonalCore

            Yes, moar salts! MOAR! You will be tasty for my dinner! *Put salts all over yooooou* Just kidding. X3 I share your pain, though. :<

  • kylehyde

    I guess there are not many people asking for a Wii U version on the capcom forums

  • Gmoyajp

    Hope we get PC version of this and I cant wait for pc version of 6, it’s still a New Release for pc lol

  • http://drewmaru.deviantart.com/ Andrew DeCrescenzo

    I want this to be disc based, not download only. Then it would look nice lined up with the other games in the series instead of in a 3DS box. Not only that, but a console/PC release should include The Mercenaries 3DS on it with characters and stages from this game as bonus content. It’s too perfect to pass up!

  • Göran Isacson

    So I played a demo of this, and are the enemies always as tough as they are in the start? Because I think I’d like to play this in full, but I would definitely want the ability to use dual sticks/mouse to aim smoother than I could aim on the 3DS.

  • Universe

    I think this one truly worth buying, unlike RE5 and RE6. Let’s hope Capcom confirms a PC version.

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