Capcom continued their slow reveal of Dead Rising 2 at their Captivate 10 media event by announcing that the game will include drop-in, drop-out cooperative play. Players will be able to send an invite out to a friend at any time, who will then be able to jump in the fray and start killing zombies.
The company also unleashed a brand new trailer for Dead Rising 2 during the event, which you can find right here:
Finally, a few more details about the game's Xbox Live Arcade-exclusive prologue, Dead Rising 2: Case Zero, were also revealed. The game will "bridge the gap" between Dead Rising and Dead Rising 2, while introducing gamers to protagonist Chuck Green:
Ahead of the full game, Capcom will release original downloadable content exclusively on Xbox Live with Dead Rising 2: Case Zero. This Prologue consists of unique content not available in the full retail release of Dead Rising 2 will introduce new protagonist Chuck Greene as he and his daughter find themselves caught in the desert town of Still Creek that has been overrun with zombies. Set two years after the Willamette incident and three before the action of Dead Rising 2, Dead Rising 2: Case Zero will help bridge the gap between the two titles and give players a taste of the new gameplay they will experience in Dead Rising 2 as they create combo weapons, rescue survivors and take on a ruthless Psychos before making their escape.
Dead Rising 2 will be released for the PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on August 31 with Dead Rising 2: Case Zero launching a few weeks earlier.