Capcom today unveiled that the HD edition of Resident Evil 4 will arrive via Steam and retail stores on February 28, 2014 for $19.99/€19.99. The pre-order offer includes includes a digital soundtrack with more than 60 tracks and a digital artbook for those that purchase early.
In Resident Evil 4, special agent Leon S. Kennedy is sent on a mission to rescue the U.S. President's daughter who has been kidnapped. Finding his way to a rural village in Europe, he faces new threats that are a departure from the traditional lumbering zombie enemies of the earlier installments in the series. Leon battles horrific new creatures infested by a new threat called Las Plagas and faces off against an aggressive group of enemies including mind-controlled villagers that are tied to Los Illuminados, the mysterious cult which is behind the abduction.
Resident Evil 4 HD for PC features Steam Achievements, Steam Cloud, Steam Trading Cards, global leaderboards, and full game controller support. The new PC version will include everything from the prior iterations including subtitle support in English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, and Japanese as well as previously released bonus content such as the Separate Ways epilogue.
The game also features a modernized control scheme, rear third person view and gameplay mechanics which have blazed the trail for subsequent action titles.