The younger Black character in this game, Jim, was originally designed as a comic relief character for the original game
. (Perhaps they realized how unintentionally hilarious the game was already?)
In Europe, the publisher decided to release this game without the possibility to play online, which wasn't a very smart idea as the whole game was intended to play with friends and not alone.
According to publisher Capcom
, Resident Evil: Outbreak
has sold 1.45 million copies worldwide since its initial release (as of June 30, 2016).