Resident Evil 8 Village launches May 7, 2021 for PS5, Xbox Series X, and PC

Resident Evil 8 Village finally has a release date! It will be available on May 7 on the new consoles, but also on the old ones. Capcom also released a demo on PS5 and gave additional info on the horror game.

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Capcom held a virtual conference on January 21, 2021 to discuss its new flagship title: Resident Evil Village. The horror game, the eighth canonical episode of the saga, revealed itself in depth and delivered very interesting information, as its release date.

Resident Evil Village will be released on May 7, 2021 on all platforms. It will be available on PC, PS5 and Xbox Series X / S, but also on PS4 and Xbox One. If you purchase either of these last two versions, you will be offered the next-gen version in case you upgrade to PS5 or Xbox Series X. Capcom has also opened up pre-orders, but we can’t advise you enough to wait for them. first tests before cracking. The Cyberpunk 2077 experience will at least have taught us to be patient on this point.

A demo available now

Capcom showed us a Resident Evill Village gameplay sequence, showing us a bit of the game mechanics, inventory, and how to progress through levels. We have the a system that resumes that of Resident Evill 7 (in first person), but who improves it. In a trailer, we discover Lady Dimitrescu, one of the antagonists of this episode.

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PS5 players can now download an exclusive demo of the game. Named Maiden, it is not an extract from the adventure, but a sequence designed to immerse us in the atmosphere. A “real” demo will arrive a little later, this time on all platforms.

Other announcements were made by Capcom. The studio has presented the multi game RE: Verse. This PS4, Xbox One and PC title will feature multi-player clashes with the iconic characters and locations of the saga. The first images of Resident Evil Infinite Darkness, the animated series scheduled for Netflix, were also shown.

And you, will you be doing Resident Evil Village when it comes out? Is this a game that you expect or not at all? Tell us in the comments !