With not-E3 season in full swing, Capcom took the time to focus on its upcoming slate of video games and updates throughout a particular broadcast this afternoon. Resident Evil naturally performed an enormous half within the present, which included information on quite a lot of upcoming downloadable content material for Resident Evil Village and a few very early footage of the Resident Evil 4 remake.
Resident Evil Village could have ended on a little bit of a cliffhanger, however Capcom plans to resolve these unfastened strings with a brand new chapter following protagonist Ethan Winters’ now-teenage daughter. Playable episode Shadow of Rose follows the eponymous heroine as she enters the consciousness of the Megamycete, the mold-like super-organism that gave the antagonists of the earlier two Resident Evil video games their horrifying powers, to search for a solution to remedy herself of the identical affliction.
Shadow of Rose will probably be performed from the over-the-shoulder perspective most lately seen within the Resident Evil 2 and 3 remakes, and the same third-person possibility may also be added to the principle Village storyline for people who don’t go in for all of the first-person stuff.
The rating attack-style “Mercenaries” mode can be getting a large replace that may embody playable variations of Resident Evil vet Chris Redfield and Village baddies Karl Heisenberg and Girl Dimitrescu. Capcom’s transient preview teased that the 2 villains have distinctive weaponry at their disposal that goes past the litany of firearms normally seen in Mercenaries, together with the flexibility to command Heisenberg’s minions and to physique slam foes as Girl Dimitrescu.
All these updates will probably be collected individually because the “Winters’ Enlargement” in addition to bundled with the unique sport in Resident Evil Village Gold Version, each of which launch on October 28.
Capcom additionally shared a little bit little bit of gameplay from the reimagined Resident Evil 4. It’s only a few clips of Leon Kennedy in a Spanish village, however the sport is wanting wonderful thus far. Oh, and the girl within the purple coat from the reveal is Ashley Graham, the presidential daughter whom Leon spends the entire sport making an attempt to rescue—not Ada Wong as I beforehand guessed. Whereas not tremendous compelling, that little tidbit does imply Ada’s iconic purple costume should still seem within the remake when it hits retailer cabinets on March 24, 2023.
And eventually, the Resident Evil 2 remake, the Resident Evil 3 remake, and Resident Evil 7 are coming to PlayStation 5, Xbox Collection X/S, and PC in the present day, full with up to date visuals and 3D audio. In the event you already bought them in your older consoles, it is best to have free upgrades ready for you.
It’s an excellent time to be a Resident Evil fan.