Update: The official trailer has been posted after the break.
Resident Evil 6 was going to happen sooner or later. Apparently, the answer is "sooner." Resident Evil 6 will be available on PS3 and Xbox 360 on November 20th. A PC version will release afterwards.
The trailer shows a number of returning characters from the franchise, including Leon, Chris, and Ashley. It appears the stakes are much higher in this true continuation of the zombie-infected franchise.
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Here's the story, according to Capcom:
It has been ten years since the Raccoon City incident and the President of the United States has decided to reveal the truth behind what took place in the belief that it will curb the current resurgence in bioterrorist activity. Due to be by the President’s side is his personal friend and Raccoon City survivor, Leon S. Kennedy, but when the venue suffers a bioterrorist attack, Leon is forced to face a President transformed beyond recognition and make his hardest ever decision. At the same time, Bioterrorism Security Assessment Alliance member Chris Redfield arrives in China, itself under threat of a bioterrorist attack. With no country safe from these attacks and the ensuing outbreaks, the entire world’s population is united by a common fear that there is no hope left.