What you need to know
- A new Resident Evil Village digital event is coming at some point in April.
- New game details will be revealed, though an exact day for the event has not been given.
- Resident Evil Village is currently slated for release on May 7, 2021.
Players will get to see more of Resident Evil Village fairly soon. In a press release, Capcom confirmed that a new Resident Evil Village digital showcase will be held in April. New game details will be revealed at this event, though there's nothing specific given beyond that or confirmation of the exact day this showcase will be shown.
Right now, a Maiden technical demo is available exclusively on the PS5, though Capcom has stated that a second demo will be available on all platforms before the game arrives, so Xbox and PC players shouldn't be left out for too much longer.
Resident Evil Village is the direct sequel to Resident Evil 7: Biohazard, with protagonist Ethan Winters returning in search of questions, following Chris Redfield to a mysterious European village and Castle Dimitrescu, home of the now-iconic Tall Vampire Lady.
Several different editions of Resident Evil Village are currently available for preorder and the game is set to be released on May 7, 2021. It'll be available on Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Xbox One, PC, PS5, PS4 and Stadia. If you buy the Xbox One or PS4 version, you'll get a free upgrade at no cost to the corresponding Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S or PS5 edition of the game.
The next chapter
Ethan can never catch a break
Resident Evil Village follows Resident Evil 7 and the story of Ethan Winters, who has to enter a mysterious castle in search of his kidnapped daughter. You'll get to contend against horrific creatures, including Lady Dimitrescu and her insect daughters.
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