Capcom has announced at Gamescom that it will launch a social service alongside Resident Evil 6, according to a report by VG247.com. The service, which will be available through ResidentEvil.net, will add a social layer to the game and features information and stats for players and their friends. Stats that will be available on the website include weapons used, the number of enemies killed, gameplay progress, and Mercenaries high scores.
In addition to tracking stats, the website will also allow users to participate in community objectives, such as killing a set number of enemies within a weekend. Using the website will reward players with a currency known as ‘RE Points’, which can then be used to unlock additional content.
The service is available free of charge will be launched on October 2nd, alongside the game itself.