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Resident Evil 2: How to Get the 98 Classic Costumes

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Resident Evil 2: How to Get the 98 Classic Costumes

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How to Get the 98 Classic Costumes in Resident Evil 2

Resident Evil 2 has arrived on Xbox One, PS4, and PC, delivering beautiful remake of the classic from back in 1998. In order to celebrate the original in all its glory, Capcom is releasing the 98 Classic costumes for both Leon and Claire, bringing them to life in all their blocky glory. Here’s how to get the 98 Classic costumes in Resident Evil 2.

At this current moment in time, there is only one way to get the 98 Classic costumes in Resident Evil 2. Capcom announced that these DLC costumes will be paid DLC at launch.

Currently, there’s no pricing information as to just how much they’ll set you back just yet, but we’ll update this post when we know for sure.

What’s worth keeping in mind, however, is that Capcom also announced the 98 Classic Costumes will be made free for all players as of March 22.

Whether or not you want to splash the cash on the costumes ultimately depends on whether or not you’re happy waiting nearly two months to get them.

Either way, in order to get these costumes, you’re going to need to head to your platform’s digital store. We’ve broken down the general steps you’ll want to take in order to get the costumes down below:

  • Head to the PlayStation Store, Xbox Store, or Steam Store
  • Use the Search function and search ‘Resident Evil 2.’
  • You should see ’98 Classic Costumes’ appear as a DLC option. 
  • Select this and proceed to purchase or download the content as you would any other.

For those of you still a little confused about what the big deal about these 98 Classic costumes is in Resident Evil 2, let us explain.

These are essentially the blocked PS1 polygonal models of both Leon and Claire, allowing you to have the characters look just how they did in the original game from all those years ago, but in the stunningly remade environments.

That’s all you need to know regarding how to get the 98 Classic costumes in Resident Evil 2. For more tips, tricks, and guides to help you survive the nightmares that await, be sure to check out our Resident Evil 2 guide wiki.


Question: How do you get the 98 Classic costumes in Resident Evil 2?

Answer: These can either be bought from on the game’s release date, Jan. 25 from your platform’s digital store, or they can be downloaded for free as of March 22. We’ve included full information on how to download them from your respective store in our post here.

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