(GAMESPRESS) – “FunPlus, one of the largest independent game companies in the world is thrilled to announce an unprecedented collaboration with Capcom, the renowned of the Resident Evil franchise, that brings the iconic world of Resident Evil to State of Survival.
This groundbreaking collaboration brings the world atmosphere and characters of the ‘Resident Evil’ series to ‘State of Survival’ for an unforgettable gaming experience in the fight against evil.
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This highly anticipated collaboration kicks off just in time for Halloween season on October 27, and will span two phases. The first phase will focus on Resident Evil Village, while the second phase, commencing on December 1st, will center around Resident Evil 4 (2023).
“We are thrilled to collaborate with Capcom and seamlessly merge the Resident Evil and State of Survival universes” said Chris Petrovic, Chief Business Officer at FunPlus. “The incredible synergy between the two franchises makes for a perfect fit, offering fans a truly immersive gaming experience..”
“The Capcom Team is delighted to collaborate with the State of Survival,” explains the publisher in an official statement. “Chris and Lady Dimitrescu are waiting for you this fall. Enjoy the world of “Resident Evil” through exploration and Settlement decorations unique to this collaboration.”
In the first phase of the thrilling crossover event, State of Survival players join forces with Resident Evil’s legendary heroes, while also featuring its villain from Resident Evil, including the iconic Chris Redfield, and the formidable Lady Dimitrescu. In the reality of State of Survival, a deadly fungus known as RA13, developed by GigaCorp, has ravaged the globe, introducing a menacing mutant. The heroes of the base, led by State of Survival heroes Sarge and Becca, face a new threat in the form of Lady Dimitrescu, along with new hero Chris.
In the second collaboration with “Resident Evil 4 (2023)” players will meet two new heroes, Leon S. Kennedy and Ada Wong.
Through this collaboration, players can unlock playable heroes from Resident Evil, themed HQ skins, Settlement decorations, and Avatar frames and more as they immerse themselves in this unique crossover event. This collaboration expands the roster of playable heroes in State of Survival from other IPs, following the inclusion of Daryl Dixon from AMC The Walking Dead and The Joker from DC.
By partnering with iconic franchises like Resident Evil, FunPlus continues to pursue its cross-platform strategy, reaching console players and wider audiences and expanding the horizons of mobile gaming.
Players can prepare for an unforgettable adventure as FunPlus and Capcom unite to bring Resident Evil to State of Survival from today. Stay tuned for more updates and get ready to fight the evil that awaits!
FunPlus is a global creator of interactive entertainment experiences powered by technology, with cross-platform game development and IP creation at its core. Founded in 2010, FunPlus is an organization that fosters top industry talent globally, with offices in over 10 cities and 6 countries, and more than 2,000 team members worldwide. FunPlus is home to talented creative teams who are well-known for developing hugely popular mobile strategy titles including State of Survival, King of Avalon and Guns of Glory.
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Capcom is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment for game consoles, PCs, handheld and wireless devices. Founded in 1983, the company has created hundreds of games, including groundbreaking franchises Resident Evil™, Monster Hunter™, Street Fighter™, Mega Man™, Devil May Cry™ and Ace Attorney™. Capcom maintains operations in the U.S., U.K., Germany, France, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore and Tokyo, with corporate headquarters located in Osaka, Japan. More information about Capcom and its products can be found at www.capcom.com or www.capcom-unity.com.
About Resident Evil
Resident Evil is a series of survival-horror games in which players use weapons and other items to escape from desperate situations. The first game in the series was released in 1996. As one of Capcom’s best-known franchises, Resident Evil maintains an impressive, global fanbase even today, more than 25 years since the first title made its debut.
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