Resident Evil Village is a horror video game developed and published by Capcom.
Experience survival horror like never before in Resident Evil Village, the eighth major installment in the genre-defining Resident Evil franchise. Set a few years after the horrifying events in the critically acclaimed Resident Evil 7 biohazard, the all-new storyline brings Ethan Winters to a remote snow-capped village filled with a diverse cast of terrifying enemies. After a devastating encounter with Resident Evil series hero Chris Redfield, Ethan pursues him in search of answers but finds himself in an entirely new nightmare.
Modern console technology paired with Capcom’s proprietary RE Engine deliver a visceral experience combining pulse-pounding action with signature survival horror gameplay synonymous with the Resident Evil series. Harnessing the newest console technology, Resident Evil Village delivers stunning graphics and advanced technology on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S. New gameplay features harken back to fan-favorite elements from previous Resident Evil games while new mechanics offer more depth to the action during combat.
- A New Chapter in the Resident Evil Storyline – This eighth major installment in the flagship Resident Evil series continues the story from the critically acclaimed Resident Evil 7 biohazard. With the return of popular features and introduction of new elements, survival horror has never been so intense.
- Popular Resident Evil Features – Fans might recognize new features in Resident Evil Village that are nods to previous Resident Evil games including a merchant dubbed “The Duke” who allows players to purchase and sell items, buy recipes for crafting consumables, and customize weapons.
- The Mercenaries Are Back – The fan-favorite, battle-the-clock extra game mode, “The Mercenaries,” makes its return with new features. Now players have the option to buy and upgrade weapons from The Duke, and acquire abilities that enhance weapons and physical capabilities to offer more depth and replay value.
- Familiar Faces and New Foes – Resident Evil series Chris Redfield returns under a shroud of seemingly sinister motives. Ethan will also encounter a host of new adversaries inhabiting the enigmatic village, all with their own distinctive attacks.
- Evolution of Combat – In addition to engaging and attacking enemies, Ethan can also now guard against incoming attacks, or kick enemies away to buy time for his next move, requiring players to further strategize the best approach for surviving the many challenges ahead.
- 25th Anniversary Celebration Bonus – As a thank you to fans, Resident Evil Village will include access to a free multiplayer experience titled Resident Evil Re:Verse, coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. An all-star cast of fan-favorite Resident Evil characters face off in four to six-player deathmatch battles in iconic series locations.
- Latest Console Technology – RE Engine paired with new technologies available via PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S delivers hyper-detailed graphics, advanced immersive audio and little to no load times, bringing the shadowy village and its evocative residents to life in first person perspective.
- Play Across Generations – Resident Evil Village will be eligible to upgrade free from PlayStation 4 to the digital PlayStation 5 version and will support Smart Delivery for Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One consoles.
Resident Evil Village News
Resident Evill Village for PS VR2 ‘Gameplay’ trailer, demo launches February 22
Resident Evill Village for PS VR2 launches February 22, 2023 as free DLC
Resident Evil Village DLC ‘Winters’ Expansion’ – story trailer, ‘Third-Person Mode’ demo now available
Resident Evil Showcase set for October 20, featuring Resident Evil 4 remake, Resident Evil Village Gold Edition, and more
Resident Evil Village DLC ‘Winters’ Expansion’ TGS 2022 trailer, screenshots
Resident Evil Village Cloud, Resident Evil 2 Cloud, Resident Evil 3 Cloud, and Resident Evil 7 biohazard Cloud announced for Switch
Resident Evil Village for PlayStation VR2 playable at TGS 2022
Resident Evil Village Gold Edition ‘The Mercenaries Additional Orders’ trailer, details, and screenshots
Resident Evil Village DLC ‘The Winters’ Expansion’ launches October 28 alongside Resident Evil Village Gold Edition and Resident Evil Re:Verse
Resident Evil Village coming to PlayStation VR2
Resident Evil Village shipments and digital sales top five million
Resident Evil Village shipments and digital sales top 4.5 million
Resident Evil Village DLC in development; Resident Evil Re:Verse launches in July
Resident Evil Village shipments and digital sales top four million
Famitsu Sales: 5/10/21 – 5/16/21 [Update]
Famitsu Review Scores: Issue 1694
Famitsu Sales: 4/26/21 – 5/9/21 [Update 2]
Resident Evil Village shipments and digital sales top three million
Resident Evil Village launch trailer
Resident Evil Village Launch Special live stream set for May 7
Resident Evil Village ‘Castle’ demo trailer, details
Resident Evil Village time limited demo and Mercenaries Mode announced
Resident Evil Village ‘Upgrades’ gameplay
Resident Evil Showcase: April 2021 set for April 15
Resident Evil Village – five minutes of PS4 Pro gameplay
Resident Evil Showcase #2 set for April
Resident Evil 7 biohazard Gold Edition coming to Stadia on April 1; Resident Evil Village coming at launch
PlayStation Japan ‘PLAY! PLAY! PLAY!’ live stream set for March 21 featuring Resident Evil Village and Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade
Resident Evil Village Japanese voice cast announced
Resident Evil Village launches May 7, adds PS4 and Xbox One versions; PS5 visual demo now available
Resident Evil Showcase set for January 21 featuring Resident Evil Village trailer and gameplay, franchise news
Resident Evil Village – three new screenshots
PS5 ‘New and Upcoming Games’ trailer features Horizon Forbidden West, Project Athia, more
Resident Evil Village – 33 seconds of gameplay
Resident Evil Village supports ray tracing, fast loading on PS5
Resident Evil Village may come to PS4, Xbox One; ‘Winter Comes for Ethan’ developer diary
Resident Evil Village second trailer, screenshots
Resident Evil Village announced for PS5, Xbox Series X, and PC
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