Resident Evil 5 and Resident Evil 6 revealed for Nintendo Switch

Two of the Resident Evil franchise's later entries will soon grace Nintendo Switch, giving the portable console a near-complete lineup of RE titles.


During the E3 2019 Nintendo Direct, Capcom announced ports of Resident Evil 5 and Resident Evil 6 coming to Nintendo Switch later this year.

Resident Evil 5 and RE 6 round out the growing collection of entries in Capcom’s genre-defining survival horror games. HD ports of Resident Evil, Resident Evil Zero, and Resident Evil 4 joined the eShop catalog earlier this year.

Stayed tuned to Shacknews for more news from E3 2019, including details on upcoming Nintendo Switch games such as The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past’s remake, due for release this fall.

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