Resident Evil Village: Release Date, Gameplay & Everything You Should Know

Learn all about Capcom's upcoming horror survival game.

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Resident Evil Village Release Date, Gameplay, & Everything You Should Know

The gaming community is desperately waiting for the sequel of Resident Evil 7: Biohazard, Resident Evil: Village. Capcom announced the tenth major installment of the Resident Evil series in June 2020 during the PlayStation 5 event.

Since then, fans are waiting to hear anything about the upcoming horror survival game. Well, in this post, we’ve gathered everything you wish to know about Resident Evil Village, including its release date, gameplay, etc. So, without wasting any more time, let’s get to the good stuff.

Resident Evil Village Release Date

Capcom confirmed that the Resident Evil Village release date is May 7, 2021. So, players will get to play as Ethan Winters in a couple of months.

Platforms: Is Resident Evil Village Coming To Xbox & PS4?

Fortunately, Capcom’s Resident Evil Village is coming to both last-gen and current-gen consoles, i.e., PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S. Other than that, the horror survival game will be released for Windows as well.

Resident Evil Village Gameplay

Similar to Resident Evil 7: Biohazard, players will be taking control of Ethan Winters. They will experience the game from a first-person perspective, which will make them truly immerse in the environment.

Ethan Winters will discover authentic places in search of his kidnapped daughter. On his way, Winters will go against different enemies with unique fighting styles. So, players will have to use different strategies to defeat each enemy.

Interestingly, developers have introduced crafting in Resident Evil Village. It means that players can craft useful items on their own, like the first-aid kit.

Story

The story of Resident Evil Village takes place right after the events of Resident Evil 7: Biohazard.

Ethan Winters has escaped from the grasp of Heisenberg. A chain of events led by Chris Redfield, a fan-favorite protagonist in the Resident Evil franchise, takes Winters to a strange castle. In the Castle, new dangers await Winters while he tries to figure out the motive behind Chris’s actions.

Resident Evil Village Demo

Surprisingly, Capcom announced the Resident Evil Village Demo for PS5, which you can download right now. In the demo, you’ll be playing as a new character known as ‘Maiden.’ The demo will let players experience the game’s audio and visuals. However, you won’t be fighting anyone in the Resident Evil Village Demo.

Right now, Resident Evil Demo is only available for PS5. However, Capcom promises to release the Demo for every platform this spring.

Pre-Order

If you want to play Resident Evil Village as soon as it is released, you can pre-order the game on the game’s official website.

That’s all we know about Resident Evil Village. Nevertheless, we’ll update the post if we hear something new about Capcom’s upcoming survival game.

Shivam Gulati

Shivam Gulati

Shivam is a blogger who is always fascinated with technology and the amount of knowledge he can gather from the internet. He is trying to nerdify everyone around him with that same knowledge, through his writings. He enjoys gaming in particular, so he tries to keep track of what’s new in the gaming community and write about it. Visit his Gaming Channel IntroGamers on YouTube.
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