In a press release today:

"It's now been confirmed that the PC version of Resident Evil 6 will be available as a digital download in North America from Friday March 22, 2013, with European PC gamers able to purchase both the digital version and a disc based version from the same date.

Both the digital and retail versions of Resident Evil 6 PC will contain all the content found in the original console release plus receive any additions contained in any free title updates such as Ada Wong's campaign being accessible from the outset and the challenging No Hope difficulty mode.

Furthermore the digital version will take full advantage of Steam functionality by supporting the following features:

Cloud saving

Steam Achievements

Friends support

Game overlay

Leader boards

Spec-wise, this is what you'll need:

Minimum specs

OS: Windows Vista/XP, Windows 7, Windows 8

Processor: Intel CoreTM2 Duo 2.4 Ghz or better, AMD AthlonTM X2 2.8 Ghz or better

Memory: 2 GB RAM

Hard Disk Space: 16 GB free hard drive space

Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce 8800GTS or better

DirectX: 9.0c or greater

Sound: Standard audio device

Recommended specs

OS: Windows Vista/XP, Windows 7, Windows 8

Processor: Intel CoreTM 2 Quad 2.7 Ghz or better, AMD PhenomTM II X4 3 Ghz or better

Memory: 4 GB RAM

Hard Disk Space: 16 GB free hard drive space

Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 or better

DirectX: 9.0c or greater

Sound: Standard audio device

Capcom recommends PCs equipped with NVIDIA GeForce graphics processors to deliver the best experience when playing Resident Evil 6 PC.

Stand by for the first in-game assets from the PC version coming early next year.

Continuing its on-going commitment to listen to feedback from Resident Evil 6 players and, wherever possible improve the gameplay experience, Capcom is pleased to confirm that a second free update for Resident Evil 6 will be available on January 22nd, 2013. This follows the first free update for the game which is available from today. This second free update will deliver the following enhancements:

Agent Hunt Mode

Available without having to complete a campaign

Selectable criteria for joining a session

o Stage selection

o Region selection

o Players can determine whether to join a session based on campaign player's settings such as infinite ammo or friendly fire setting

Stage selection

Individual stages within chapters can be accessed at any time once completed

General

QTE assist

o QTE assist is currently part of the Amateur difficulty level, and automatically completes QTEs for the player. With this update, players can optionally activate QTE assist on any difficulty level.

Adjustments

o Some sections of the game have had their difficulty adjusted to provide an improved experience

Finally, Xbox 360 owners will be able to purchase Resident Evil 6 as a digital download when it releases as a Games On Demand title this holiday season."