Capcom will release a new features patch and a new multiplayer map pack on July 20th for the PC version.
The new features include new playable characters – "Frank West" of Dead Rising fame, "Joe" a character from the Lost Planet storyline and one of Capcom's most beloved characters, "Mega Man." The download will also feature several new view modes including a "Resident Evil 4" style view and a new "Wide" view option. Multiplayer mode has been updated and now includes a list of connected players for easy reference. A movie mode has also been added to the game which enables players to watch all the in-game story line cut scenes back to back.
In addition, PC Map Pack #1 will be available for free download on the same day and includes the following maps: "Radar Field," a close quarters facility which is under construction and has a giant radar that provides a peak vantage point; "Island 902," a sprawling Pacific-themed battlefield with several islands connected by bridges as well as vast underwater areas; "Hive Complex," an abandoned mine with twisting tunnels and bridges set on a war-blasted mountain side; and "Trial Point," a modern day office complex featuring a photorealistic backdrop of a busy city center. The total file size for PC map pack 1 will be 400 Mb.