Resident Evil Revelations 2 PC local co-op anger

Uh oh, it looks like Capcom are in hot water once again with the gaming community. We still haven’t forgiven them for Breath of Fire 6 but now Resident Evil fans are unhappy after a bit of false advertising has led to calls for Resident Evil Revelations 2 refunds.

To give you the long story short, Capcom initially advertised the PC version of Resident Evil Revelations as having ‘offline local co-op’.

This is the same feature as the console versions of the game and PC owners were fully expecting it to be possible on the Steam version too.

However, to everyone’s horror the PC version of the game in actual fact does not support offline local co-op, only single player.


The big issue is that not only does the PC version come with a feature missing that was on console, but Capcom did not reveal this to buyers in the build-up to launch.

Instead, fans had to find out themselves by reading the Steam description, which is why so many are angry right now. Capcom has already apologised for the situation and as far as we’re aware, the refund option is available for anyone who wants their money back.

It’s also worth pointing out that there will not be a Resident Evil Revelations 2 local co-op patch at a later date – it simply doesn’t support it.

Were you affected by this mess? Give us your thoughts below and whether you will be seeking a refund or not.

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Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

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