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Resident Evil 4 remake and everything else shown in tonight's RE Showcase

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Capcom gave the highly anticipated Resident Evil 4 remake its best look yet – and shared a bit more about various other Resident Evil projects – the remake is in its latest video showcase with both new gameplay footage and a new story trailer.

On the gameplay front, Capcom shared a few action-packed moments of the RE4 remake, starting with a sequence early in the game that saw Leon sneaking through the woods before stumbling upon a seemingly abandoned barn. A fitting atmospheric sequence showing the various visual upgrades of the remake, and a sequence where Leon engages in a chaotic open-air battle while besieged by Ganado. Inevitably, things come to an end with our old friend our chainsaw man – but somehow Leon manages to hold his head high this time.

Following the latest gameplay reveal, Capcom discussed the remake in a bit more detail and stated that its purpose was “[pay] Pay homage to the world of the original game while applying new ideas and cutting-edge graphics to reinforce the core concepts of the title “and Resident Evil 4 veterans will enjoy”.

Resident Evil Showcase.

Some of these newly implemented ideas include a wider range of attacks for Ganado, as well as a newly added and extremely bloody blade evasion maneuver for Leon. There is also a new exchange mechanism for the Merchant that gives players the option to exchange gems they find on their travels for special items.

As previously announced, the Resident Evil 4 remake will launch for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, and PC via Steam on March 24 next year. Capcom has confirmed that players with the PS4 game will be able to upgrade to the PS5 version for free.

It also announced several retail editions it’s releasing, including a Deluxe Edition with extra costumes, deluxe weapons, a treasure map, sunglasses accessory, and an original soundtrack replacement, as well as a physical-only Collectors’ Edition that includes all of the above. plus a Leon figure, digital soundtrack, art book, poster, steel book and more.

Everything found in the Resident Evil 4 remake’s Deluxe Edition.

Those who pre-order the standard edition will receive an assortment of gold attaché cases and pistol ammo talisman for in-game use; Deluxe and Collector’s Edition pre-orders will also receive the classic attaché case and green herb talisman. Anyone who pre-orders the Playstation digital version gets a mini soundtrack.

Capcom ended the Resident Evil 4 remake segment with a new trailer, but there has been a lot of talk about its other projects. Resident Evil Village Gold Edition and Winters’ Expansion, for example, received another release, with the latter being shared a bit more in the “conscience area” setting. There was also a fun piece of news that the expansion will remain hidden in the new third-person mode, in keeping with the fact that Ethan Winters’ face has never been seen in the game. camera.

Anyone wanting to check out the new third-person mode can do so via a new Resident Evil Village demo that launches across all platforms today and offers 60 minutes of gameplay – it can also be experienced from the original first-person perspective.

Resident Evil Re:Verse – Start Trailer.

We’ve also gotten more details on the long-delay multiplayer Re:Verse, which is confirmed to support cross-play across platforms, providing a short early access period for all Resident Evil Village owners starting at 19:00 PDT on October 23/3am BST. on October 24. Early access will end on October 25 at 11 PM PDT/07:00 BST on October 26. Capcom also shared its post-launch plans for Re:Verse and promised at least three updates after release.

Capcom details Re:Verse’s first three post-launch updates.

And finally! Release dates for various Resident Evil cloud releases coming to Switch. Resident Evil Village arrives on October 28, with Winters’ Expansion ending on December 2, followed by the Resident Evil 2 remake on November 11. Next up is the Resident Evil 3 remake on November 18, when the cloud version of Resident Evil 7 will be completed on December 16.