Get Your Stats on in 'Resident Evil 6' With RE.net

If you dug all of the connected points and upgrade systems in Resident Evil 5, you might be interested in what Capcom is doing with RE.net, their online service that will be launching alongside Resident Evil 6. Basically, it's like a connected stat-tracking system for the next game that will occasionally award you points that you can redeem for in-game gear for the "Mercenaries" mode while keeping up to date on how many zombies your friends have killed.

Enjoy the overview in the video above or check out a bullet point list of features after the jump.

So what do you think? do the features below add to or detract from what you consider the typical Resident Evil experience? The service launches day and date with RE 6 in October, so you'll have plenty of time to mull it over.

Comprehensive stat tracking

Enemies killed

Weapons used

Medals earned

And more

Compare your game with those of friends and other Resident Evil 6 players around the world

Link your status with Twitter & Facebook

Share your latest achievements with friends

Receive alerts when your high score has been beaten

Free Smartphone App to launch alongside the service

Will support iOS, Android and Windows devices

Earn RE.Net points just by connecting to the service or entering events

Exchange points for cool items including additional Mercenaries costumes or figures to place in your very own Resident Evil diorama

Compete in regular organised events such as:

Join fellow gamers to defeat a set number of enemies

Aim for a high score in Mercenaries Mode

Champion Belt events

Compete in these special events to win the ultimate accolade, the Champion’s Belt

Can only be held by one player at any time

Players will need to defend their title or watch it fall to another player

Resident Evil 6 launches October 2nd for the PS3, PC, and Xbox 360.

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