After months of rumors and rumour, Resident Evil 8 has lastly been confirmed and it is coming to the PlayStation 5 subsequent 12 months. The sport was formally introduced by Capcom and Sony throughout the huge PS5 reveal occasion. Formally titled Resident Evil Village, a trailer has been launched that showcases the following chapter within the long-running survival horror online game sequence.
The trailer reveals a setting fairly not like what we have seen in earlier entries within the Resident Evil franchise. The setting, because the title implies, is in a distant village, far faraway from the confines of Raccoon Metropolis or the Spencer Mansion. The entire thing opens up with a reasonably unsettling story earlier than the meat of the story kicks in. Numerous motion, snow-covered landscapes and one significantly imposing beast in the direction of the tip of the footage.
Resident Evil 8 takes place a number of years after the occasions of Resident Evil 7 biohazard, which noticed Ethan Winters journey to Louisiana searching for his lacking spouse, Mia. We choose up with the couple dwelling fortunately collectively and placing their shared nightmares from Baker’s plantation home behind them. PlayStation launched an outline of the sport’s story, which reads as follows.
“Lastly in a position to transfer on from these horrifying occasions, Ethan’s world all of a sudden comes crashing down as soon as once more when Chris Redfield, an surprising but acquainted face makes an look, setting off a series of occasions that sees a distraught Ethan looking for solutions to Chris’s stunning actions… and finally discovering him in a mysterious village. In contrast to the cramped corridors of the Baker mansion in Resident Evil 7, the worry of darkish corners has been changed with the nervousness of the unknown as Ethan searches for solutions inside decrepit buildings amongst snow-covered bushes.”
One other necessary reveal made by Sony and Capcom is that this entry can be returning to the first-person perspective. Many of the video games within the sequence utilized a third-person POV throughout gameplay, with Biohazard serving as a departure. Capcom appeared to really feel that went over properly sufficient to maintain that going within the sequel.
This comes at an fascinating time for the franchise total. A live-action sequence primarily based on the video video games is within the works and is alleged to be heading to Netflix. A reboot of the films can be within the works, with Mortal Kombat screenwriter Greg Russo set to pen the brand new tackle the franchise. Now followers have a brand new sport to sit up for within the not-too-distant future as properly.
It has but to be revealed if the sport may even make its option to Xbox and/or PC however that appears extremely probably. The Nintendo Swap looks as if a little bit of an extended shot although. As for a launch date, Resident Evil Village is ready to be launched someday in 2021 however no agency date has been revealed as of but. You’ll want to take a look at the brand new trailer from the PlayStation YouTube channel for your self.