Resident Evil 4: Remake, release date, news – All information on the return of the cult horror game

Game News Resident Evil 4: Remake, release date, news – All information on the return of the cult horror game

It was one of the nice surprises at State of Play on Thursday: the announcement of the remake of Resident Evil 4, a cult survival-horror originally released in 2005. After the second and third episodes, Capcom therefore went on to deliver the famous license to date. And while the information has only recently fallen, there are already a lot of details to put in their mouths. For you we have stock.

Find above, in auto-play, the trailer announcing the remake of Resident Evil 4.


We start with the most important information, the release date: the remake of Resident Evil 4 is coming March 24, 2023 on PS5, Xbox Series and PC. Yes, not because the title is launched on the PlayStation that it is not multi-platform! So there’s a good year left for the Capcom teams to shine their kid, which was nice to look at in the first trailer. Note that the survival horror revamp will eventually offer content for the PSVR 2, Sony’s new virtual reality headset. For this point, however, there is no advanced date. It should be noted that the accessory does not have an exit window.


Like the remakes of Resident Evil 2 and Resident Evil 3, Capcom will take on the basics of the fourth season while also translating a lot of things. The goal is to create a good balance between modernity and respect for the basic game. told us at Capcom about PlayStation-Blog. “We want fans of the series to rediscover what makes the game successful, while injecting new and invigorating elements.” As a result, the story will be rewritten “continuing the main plot”, the controls will be adapted to the current pattern (in our opinion especially capable of shooting while in motion) without being forgotten. “a remarkable visual interpretation of the details”. The remake of Resident Evil 4 will therefore, of course, take advantage of the potential of the RE Engine, Capcom’s game engine. Finally, note that at the moment, we don’t know if the adventure will happen in the third or first person, like RE7 and RE8.

Even if it turns out that the screenplay could be the subject of notable changes, Capcom remains mysterious for now about them. In comparison, the Resident Evil 2 remake is welcome additional stages compared to the original work. So we can imagine a similar treatment in this case. What is certain, however, is that the cult scenes are there. The trailer actually looks at the moment when the hero, Léon S Kennedy, begins his terrifying adventure, very thoughtful, head out the window of a car. Like the moment he meets his first zombie in a cabin, while he’s looking for help. As a reminder, the events of Resident Evil 4 take place six years after the second season. With his reputation and his experience, Leon must find the daughter of the President of the United States, Ashley – who can be seen in the trailer – who was recently kidnapped. A track that takes him to a remote European village, with uncomfortable inhabitants and led by a sect.


In addition to reinstating the cult horror license – especially after the excellent Resident Evil Village – Resident Evil 4 marks the entry of the modern -era series. In the closet are set camera angles: put on a third-person view, with a particular focus on the action without neglecting the atmosphere. The recipe for success! With its many reissues, Resident Evil 4 has sold more than that 125 million copies around the world. So you can understand that this remake is expected in turn, after a redesign of Resident Evil 3 that didn’t convince more than that. After the seventh and eighth episodes, Capcom finds out restore the image of his franchise, with a dive into horror more immersive than ever, brought on by a solid technique and a very good artistic direction. This new title seems to have the same care. In short, we can’t wait. Response March 24, 2023, on PC and consoles.

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