Resident Evil 5: Alternate Edition – “Desperate Escape” Details

The details to the second episode of Capcom’s Resident Evil: Alternate Edition is finally revealed in the latest issue of Famitsu Magazine. Instead of Chris and Jill teaming up in the “Desperate Escape” episode, Josh Stone will be joining Jill Valentine in an attempt to escape the enemy facility during the events where Chris & Sheva continues to chase Wesker.

Purchasing “Desperate Escape” also allows you to unlock new costumes for characters that will be in Mercenaries The Reunion. This includes Josh Stone. Now that both episode details are finally revealed, we are now waiting for the DLC’s release. Get Desperate Escape on March 3rd on the XBOX Live and March 4th on the PlayStation 3

Check out the full Press Release below:

You’ve seen the horrors of ‘ Lost In Nightmares’. You’ve seen Chris Redfield and Sheva Alomar in new costumes fighting for their lives in The Mercenaries Reunion. Now join Jill Valentine and BSAA Agent Josh Stone as they escape from the Tricell facility in ‘ Desperate Escape’, the second downloadable episode for Resident Evil 5.

Recently freed of a mind control device, a fatigued Jill Valentine has collapsed. Awoken by BSAA agent Josh Stone, Jill and Josh work together to escape from the Tricell facility under the darkness of night. Fight off unrelenting waves of enemies in heart pumping blockbuster action as Jill and Josh race to assist Chris and Sheva in their final showdown with Albert Wesker.

Simultaneous with the releases of ‘Desperate Escape’ and ‘Lost In Nightmares’, new costumes for Chris (Heavy Metal) and Sheva (Business) will be made available, allowing the player to experience Resident Evil 5 with a fresh new look and feel through both game play and cut-scene playback.

Chris and Sheva in these new costumes as well as Josh Stone will also be playable in the refreshed Mercenaries Reunion mode. Along with the two previously announced characters, Chris (Warrior) and Sheva (Fairy Tale), these are the first five of eight characters announced as playable in the Mercenaries Reunion mode. Each with their own unique weapon load-outs, these new characters provide additional challenges as the player aims to shoot down as many enemies as they can within a limited time. Chain together your kills, extend your time and rack up points. Featuring the most extreme weapon selections, Mercenaries Reunion mode provides hours of new strategy induced kill sprees.

‘Desperate Escape’, ‘Lost In Nightmares’ and all new playable characters for Mercenaries Reunion will be available in Resident Evil 5: GOLD EDITION that will include the original game plus all additional content. The ultimate Resident Evil 5 experience, RESIDENT EVIL 5: GOLD EDITION will be available as a single Blu-ray disc for the PlayStation 3 or as a DVD with a token for the downloadable content for XBOX 360.