We already have a date for the arrival of Resident Evil Village. Its publisher and game developer Capcom, has announced that the eighth installment of the hit series Resident Evil will arrive on May 7 of this year.
The new title has been developed with the RE Engine graphics engine, owned by Capcom, which has been used to ensure the best video game experiences when running on the new generation of consoles. PS5 and Xbox Series X.
Who will be able to play Resident Evil Village?
Already in the first trailer that Capcom unveiled last year, the video offered the new horrors that await in the next installment that will be available for the new generation of consoles and the Steam platform.
Now what about the previous generation of consoles? Well, the company has confirmed that there will also be versions for previous generations of Sony PlayStation and Microsoft Xbox.
This way, users who currently have a PS4 or Xbox One version can also join the rest of the platforms that will be compatible with Resident Evil Village, as is the case with the new PS5 and Xbox Series X.
If you are playing through a PC, Valve guarantees that through Steam you can download it and play the new title. In fact, all Resident Evil Village buyers will have access to the Resident Evil Re: Verse online multiplayer game.
To celebrate Resident Evil’s 25th anniversary, all users who purchase Resident Evil Village will also receive Resident Evil Re: Verse for free. However, this giveaway has fine print, as shown on the developer’s website.
If you buy Resident Evil Village for PS5, your version of Resident Evil Re: Verse will be the one for PS4. If you instead purchase Village for Xbox Series X, the Re: Verse version will be the Xbox One version.
Resident Evil Re: Verse can only be played in Network Multiplayer. To play the version for PS4 and PS5 you must be subscribed to the service Playstation plus; therefore, for the Xbox One and Xbox Series X version, you will need to have an Xbox Live Gold subscription.
When does it go on sale and how do I get Resident Evil Village?
There are several editions that you can find for sale, from the Standard Edition and Collector’s Edition, to the Digital Deluxe Edition, or the Full Batch Edition. The latter includes the game as well as a traumatic pack (DLC) and a series of extras with immediate access to levels.
May 7th is the day Resident Evil Village goes on sale, but if you decide to buy the new title now, you can access the Resident Evil Re: Verse Closed Beta! which is available for PS4 and Xbox One.
Other physical stores like Game They offer a method of pre-booking the game for 3 $. The final recommended retail price for the new Resident Evil saga could reach $ 69.99 for the Standard edition according to this same site.