Resident Evil 4 Remake Sets Launch Date

Sony’s State of Play event had some pretty massive announcements with one, in particular, standing out amongst gaming fans. Capcom officially set March 24th 2023 as the release date for its complete reimagining of the iconic survival horror game “Resident Evil 4”.

The trailer shown gives us a glimpse of the PS5 version of the “built from the ground up” remake of the 2005 game that is often considered the greatest entry in the franchise.

Resident Evil 4 Remake Trailer
Resident Evil 4 Remake
The Story

In 2004, U.S. government agent Leon S. Kennedy is on a mission to rescue Ashley Graham (the U.S. President’s daughter) who has been abducted by a cult.

Leon tracks them to a village in Spain, where once simple villagers have turned into hostile cultists with an allegiance to the Los Iluminados after being infected by a mind-controlling parasite known as Las Plagas.

While there Leon is captured and infected with Las Plagas. He teams up with Luis Sera a former police officer and the two work together to escape and attempt to rescue Ashley

Other Resident Evil Remake Games

This isn’t the first Resident Evil game that has received the remake treatment with the second and third titles setting the path with critically acclaimed remakes in 2019 and 2020. The remake of “Resident Evil 2” was even a “Game of the Year”, outselling the original version of the game and also a new benchmark in remake vs reboot.

Resident Evil Village is coming to PS VR2

Sony has revealed that the PS5 version of the “Resident Evil 4 Remake” will also be compatible with the upcoming PlayStation VR2 system and that “Resident Evil Village” is also coming to the new Virtual Reality headset.

The PS VR2 system is currently in development, and Resident Evil Village will be able to provide an even deeper immersive experience by taking full advantage of the vivid graphics possible with the headset’s 4K HDR display, PlayStation VR2’s eye-tracking, PS5’s 3D Audio* and more.

The Resident Evil 4 remake is coming to PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC on March 24th 2023.

By Doccy Darko

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