Don’t own the Gold edition of Resident Evil 5? Then no Move for you

Tuesday, 27th July 2010 08:55 GMT By Nathan Grayson


It’s a scene out of your worst nightmares: Your grip rests secure on a shiny new PlayStation Move controller, and you’ve dusted off your faithful old copy of Resident Evil 5 to welcome your new piece of hardware to the family. But then, tragedy strikes. You flail your arms like someone engaged in a particularly vicious slap-fight, but Chris Redfield doesn’t budge an inch as he’s torn limb-from-limb.

Why, Chris? Why won’t you move? Have those giant tree-trunk arms of yours finally taken up root? Fortunately, no. Unfortunately, you may need to go grab a new copy of Resident Evil 5.

“If you already own a copy of Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition for your PS3, you’ll be able to download a free patch close to the launch of the PlayStation Move (September 19th in North America) to enable the new motion-control scheme. This will only work with RE5 copies labeled ‘Gold Edition’ — the original version of RE5 won’t be receiving the patch, for technical reasons,” social media specialist Sid Shuman wrote on the PS Blog.

After all, it’s like they say: the best things in life are free. Except when they’re not. Which is most of the time.



  1. Gekidami

    “For technical reasons”? Bullshit, they just hope people who bought the original game will buy the Gold Edition.

    #1 4 years ago
  2. AHA-Lambda

    wait? how does that work? what technical issues? they’re the same game!

    #2 4 years ago
  3. Blerk

    Wasn’t the Gold edition quite limited in the UK? I seem to recall that only GAME were selling it, or something.

    Unless they’re rereleasing it?

    #3 4 years ago
  4. Blerk

    “Technically” they want you to buy it again.

    #4 4 years ago
  5. Joe Anderson

    This is pathetic, if they think I’m going out and buying the gold edition when I already own the original they can whistle. Serious bad move Capcom, I’m sure you could offer a patch at a small cost even?

    #5 4 years ago
  6. AHA-Lambda

    @3 – it was. I got it on release and had to ask the guy at gamestation to get it from the back =/

    #6 4 years ago
  7. Joe Anderson

    Yeah game doesn’t even have it in stock.

    #7 4 years ago
  8. Dannybuoy

    Remember people, there is no such thing as a free lunch.

    #8 4 years ago
  9. Blerk

    Unless you steal it.

    #9 4 years ago
  10. mington

    or eat out of trash cans

    #10 4 years ago
  11. kasasensei

    Fck you capcom, deeper, harder, stronger. I hate you.

    #11 4 years ago
  12. mington

    That could be a daft punk remix

    #12 4 years ago
  13. Crysis

    It’s Capcoms choice.. right?

    #13 4 years ago
  14. smokeybeef

    Some rumours are suggesting a platinum of Resident Evil 5 Gold is coming soon, dunno how true that is.

    #14 4 years ago
  15. smokeybeef has RE5 Gold on pre-order for £15 possibly the platinum edition?

    #15 4 years ago
  16. mington

    #16 4 years ago
  17. mojo

    i hope these guys get stuck in teh ventilation and die by the smell of their rotten flesh.

    Fucking tossers!

    Hear it u stupid cunts, its going to snow in hell before i am going to buy ur bullshit a second time!

    #17 4 years ago
  18. mington

    and that is what they call nerd rage ;)

    #18 4 years ago
  19. mojo

    why rage?
    im absolute calm.

    #19 4 years ago
  20. GwynbleiddiuM

    if I had to buy a new MGS4 I would do it, if I had to buy a lets say new uncharted 2 i would do it, and even god forbid if I had to buy a new SOCOM Confrontation for the move playability, I would have done it. BUT, and it’s a giant BUT, I would never purchase another Resident Evil game in my life unless the decide to change everything in it. They literally destroyed a concept which was known as Survival Horror game, and became something totally different.

    No I loved resident Evil series once, now every time I hear a RE game coming out I just have a “face palm” and move to another subject…

    PS: خاک بر سرتون ریدین به رزیدنت اویل رفت …

    #20 4 years ago
  21. Dr.Freeman

    they didnt say that the gold edition was made to fix some “TECHNICAL PROBLEMS” it was only like a GOTY edition,n after all it’s the same engine so these technical problems can be easily fixed by a patch or some sort of.

    #21 4 years ago
  22. OlderGamer

    Wow, that sucks.

    #22 4 years ago
  23. ianbenoir

    I’ll tell you what.

    #23 4 years ago
  24. DaMan

    wtf does that thing at the end of GwynbleiddiuM’s comment mean?

    #24 4 years ago
  25. Gekidami

    It says “UR GHEY”.

    #25 4 years ago
  26. DaMan


    #26 4 years ago
  27. AsILayDying

    Well its always been known that Resident Evil 5 Gold Edition, would recieve a free patch to add move support. So if you can’t read between the lines (gold edition will get Move support via a online patch, hmmm maby i should get rid of my standard edition and get the soon to be Move compatable Gold edition) your a muppet

    #27 4 years ago
  28. Dr.Ghettoblaster

    I still say this is a slap in the face to all the fans/supporters who bought the originally released version before Gold Edition was in existence.

    Why should WE have to update Capcom?

    #28 4 years ago
  29. xino

    i agree with this, what about people who had the xbox version?

    #29 4 years ago
  30. Gekidami

    What about them? Move isnt on 360…

    #30 4 years ago
  31. Dr.Ghettoblaster

    Bullshit. Capcom is fucking us all once again.

    RE5 was originally released March 2009.

    Little Big Planet was originally released 5 MONTHS EARLIER in November 2008.

    LBP is getting MOVE support. Capcom claims RE5 cannot.

    Fuck you Capcom – I won’t be upgrading.

    #31 4 years ago

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