When Capcom officially unveiled Resident Evil 6, they also revealed that the upcoming survival-horror title will include retail exclusive pre-order maps. In a recent thread on the Capcom-Unity forum, Mikeeb explain why they decided to revealed the pre-order bonus so early. You can check out the latest screens from Resident Evil 6 in the slideshow to the left of this article and his statement below:
Gamestop, Best Buy, and Amazon will all be getting an ‘exclusive map’ that can be used for various game modes that will be detailed at a later date. Basically we wanted you guys to know that if you pre-order now you’ll definitely be getting a bonus at launch. Complete details on these maps and how you’ll be able to use them will be spilled in the coming months
Resident Evil 6 is slated to launch for the Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 in North America on November 20th. Capcom is also planning to release the survival-horror game on the PC a little bit later than the console release.