1) For the third time in series history, North American gamers
received the game before Japanese gamers did.
2) For the first time in series history, the title screen was
different between the North American and Japanese versions. The
North American version features Leeches, while the Japanese
version features Billy and Rebecca with the church in the
3) In the North America in early 2003, Resident Evil Zero was
offered free with the purchase of a Nintendo GameCube in early
4) In Japan in August 2003, biohazard zero was re-released along
with the GameCube editions of biohazard, Biohazard 2, Biohazard
3: Last Escape and Biohazard CODE: Veronica in the compilation
set, Biohazard Collector’s Box, which cost 19800 Yen.
5) In Japan in December 2004, biohazard zero was re-released
along with the GameCube edition of biohazard in the bundle pack,
biohazard DOUBLE FEATURE, which also contained a demo of
6) In December 2004, Resident Evil Zero was re-released
alongside with the GameCube version of Resident Evil in the
compilation set, Pure Evil 2-Pack.
7) In August 2002, a public demo of biohazard zero was released
in Japan, which covered some portions of the train level.
8) There is an error in the North American version’s
“INVESTIGATOR DIARY” file. It says that Marcus vanished 20 years
ago, while the Japanese version says Marcus vanished 10 years
ago. The Japanese version is correct as it matches other
information from the game, and the British English version was
also changed to 10 years.
9) The North American version was re-released under the Player’s
Choice discount label.
10) In both North America and Japan, Zero was the second game in
the series to be released on the Nintendo GameCube.
11) This marks the second time in series history where a main
game has not debuted or appeared on a PlayStation platform.