Resident Evil 6

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Resident Evil 6
Resident Evil Cover Art.png
Developers
 
Windows
Engines
Release dates
Windows
March 22, 2013
Resident Evil 6 at Steam Charts
Resident Evil 6 at SteamDB
 Resident Evil 6 at Wikipedia
Resident Evil
Resident Evil 1996
Resident Evil 2 1998
Resident Evil 3: Nemesis 1999
Resident Evil: Survivor 2000
Resident Evil 4 2005
Resident Evil 5 2009
Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City 2012
Resident Evil 6 2013
Resident Evil: Revelations 2013
Resident Evil 4 Ultimate HD Edition 2014
Resident Evil HD Remaster 2015
Resident Evil: Revelations 2 2015

Key points

Advantage Free benchmark can be downloaded from the nVidia website
Advantage Exclusive content for the PC Version ("The Mercenaries: No Mercy" mode,[1] exclusive L4D2 characters[2])
Information Resident Evil 6 is listed as "Resident Evil 6 / Biohazard 6" on Steam. This is because Biohazard is the name of the Resident Evil series in Japan.

General information

More information Steam Community Discussions
More information GameSpot
More information Neoseeker Forums
More information Resident Evil News Forum - not PC-specific.

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys
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Amazon.co.uk Availability Table Icons - Steam.svg
Information All versions require Steam.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

  Location 
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\CAPCOM\RESIDENT EVIL 6\
Information Configuration files are config.ini and mapping.ini.

Save game data location[edit]

  Location 
Windows <Steam-folder>\userdata\<user-id>\221040\remote\

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud Native
GameSave Manager Native

Video settings[edit]

Video settings.
FOV settings.
Default FOV vs FOV+15.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution Native WSGF WS Gold.svg
Multi-monitor Impossible False icon.svg Game display is Vert-.
Try Widescreen Fixer and/or Flawless Widescreen.
Ultra-widescreen Impossible False icon.svg
Field of view (FOV) Native Main-menu-only option ranges from 0 to 15 (approximately 75-90.[3])
Advantage Increasable further with Flawless Widescreen.
Windowed Native
Borderless fullscreen windowed Hackable Working using Borderless Windowed.[4]
Anisotropic filtering (AF) Hackable
Anti-aliasing (AA) Native FXAA only.
Vertical sync (Vsync) Native
High frame rate Native Maximum FPS cap at 120.

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping Native No support for thumb mouse remapping.[5]
Mouse acceleration Impossible On by default and cannot be disabled.
Mouse input in menus Unknown
Mouse Y-axis inversion Unknown
Controller
Controller support Native No aim assist.
Full controller support Native
Controller remapping Unknown
Controller Y-axis inversion Unknown

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls Unknown
Surround sound Native 5.1[6]
Subtitles Unknown
Closed captions Unknown
Mute on focus lost Unknown

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local co-op Native 2
LAN co-op Unknown
Online co-op Native 2

Issues unresolved[edit]

  • Cannot select 1366x768 resolution despite having 1366x768 native desktop resolution.[7]
  • If you take hits plenty of time the controller will disconnect then reconnects but the game will lag doing so.
  • Default mic is always on in multiplayer, there's no option to disable it. Lowering the voice chat volume to 0 won't completely mute it.

Co-op glitches[edit]

  • Jake Mission 4-4: Some players may be dropped upon entering the level.
  • Chris Mission 4-4: After collecting the three passcodes, you enter a quicktime event; the co-op partner might not see the enemies needed to be shot. Workaround is to complete that section single-player, and continue the game upon boarding the plane.[8]

Issues fixed[edit]

ERROR 08[edit]

Disadvantage Crash during prelude.

Fix Turn down graphics settings[9]

Turning down graphics settings temporarily during prelude may improve stability long enough to allow you to progress past that stage.

ERR09: Unsupported function[edit]

Fix Happens if the used resolution is unsupported

  1. Open Config.ini with a text editor
  2. In the [DISPLAY] section, set FullScreen="OFF", or create those sections and lines as necessary.

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS)
XP, Vista, 7, 8
Processor (CPU) AMD Athlon X2 2.8 GHz or better
Pentium 4/HT 4.0 GHz or better Intel Core2 Duo 2.4 Ghz or better
AMD Phenom II X4 3 GHz or better
Intel Core 2 Quad 2.7 GHz or better
System memory (RAM) 2 GB 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 16 GB 16 GB
Video card (GPU) NVIDIA GeForce 8800GTS NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560

References

  1. "Resident Evil 6 PC will feature the exclusive The Mercenaries: No Mercy mode", eurogamer.net
  2. Left 4 Dead 2 infects Resident Evil 6 - Brelston's blog
  3. The PC port of Resident Evil 6 is surprisingly well optimized. (Settings/Screenshots) - Reddit
  4. Tested by Andytizer on March 23, 2013.
  5. no thumb mouse button support? - - GameSpot forums
  6. PC Gaming Surround Sound Round-up
  7. Tested by Andytizer on March 23, 2013.
  8. Chris Campaign Chapter 4 bug/glitch (spoilers) | GameFAQs - reproduced as of April 20, 2013
  9. Temporary Fix to ERROR 08 Resident Evil 6 PC - YouTube