Resident Evil 2 Release Paid DLC Unlocking All In-Game Rewards Instantly

By James Kearle, 14 days ago
Survival-horror remake Resident Evil 2 has been one of the highest rated games of 2019 thus far, receiving universal acclaim from critics and a largely positive consumer response. On the back of its success, and 33% digital sale, many gamers will likely consider picking up Resident Evil 2 in the near future. To further incentivize players, Capcom has released a new paid DLC onto the Xbox store today that instantly unlocks all in-game rewards for players.

Resident Evil 2 screenshot

For the price of $4.99 / £3.99 (or regional equivalent), players will be able to access the following rewards immediately that traditionally require the completion of specific in-game challenges.

Reward Original Requirement
Extra Mode - "The 4th Survivor" Complete any "A" and "B" campaign scenario
Extra Mode - "The Tofu Survivor" Complete "the 4th Survivor"
Infinite Ammo Combat Knife Find all 15 Mr. Raccoon Figurines
Infinite Ammo Samurai Edge Pistol Complete any campaign scenario on Standard in under 3 1/2 hours
Infinite Ammo Submachine Gun Complete any campaign scenario on Hardcore in under 2 1/2 hours
Infinite Ammo Minigun Complete any of Claire's campaign scenarios on Hardcore in under 2 1/2 hours with 3 or fewer saves
Infinite Ammo Rocket Launcher Complete any of Leon's campaign scenarios on Hardcore in under 2 1/2 hours with 3 or fewer saves
Costumes Various requirements and paid DLC
Models Complete specific in-game records
Concept Art Complete specific in-game records
For completionists, please be advised that the DLC appears to impact the base game only and that the moderately challenging The Ghost Survivors update will likely be unchanged by the above rewards

Resident Evil 2 remake

DLC or updates of this ilk are usually divided points of conversation. On one hand, it makes the game more accessible for less experienced players, and far easier for busy achievement hunters. Conversely, many who worked hard to earn these in-game rewards legitimately and toiled for their hard-earned completion may be disappointed to see significant in-game aids offered at a pretty modest price point.

How do you feel about the DLC? Let us know in the comments.

We've got the full list of Resident Evil 2 achievements - check the list for guides to unlocking them.

Check out our 7 Horror Games That Deserve Sequels (And 3 That Don't) article for a compilation of other great games in this genre.
James Kearle
Written by James Kearle
James is a 24-year-old gamer from Wales, UK. Fan of BioShock, Half-Life, Metro, Fallout, and Portal. Outside of gaming, James is an avid supporter of the San Francisco 49ers, San Francisco Giants, San Jose Sharks, and Cardiff Devils. He is also studying for an MBA, engaged, and hopes he never has to write about himself in the third-person ever again.