We knew a Resident Evil 4 remake was coming whether people liked it or not, but now it’s official with a slick new trailer and all.
People naturally worry about how different Resident Evil 4 Remake might be compared to the original, especially when the combat was relatively modern compared to older RE titles. Does a revision in the graphics alone justify the Remake? Well, does that question matter if you’re going to play the shit anyway?
Here’s everything we know about Resident Evil 4 Remake so far, from the release date and story to the gameplay and PC requirements you’ll need.
Resident Evil 4 Remake release date
The Resident Evil 4 Remake has been in the works for a while, but we finally have some solid information, including an exact release date. Resident Evil 4 Remake is scheduled for release on March 24, 2023.
Resident Evil 4 Remake will be available for the ps5and it was confirmed in June 2022 to reach other platforms, such as the xbox series x, xbox s seriesY personal computer. However, it looks like the Xbox One and PS4 launch might not happen.
Resident Evil 4 Remake Story
If you played the original, you know what Resident Evil 4 Remake is all about. However, it is very possible that some elements of the story will change, especially when it comes to the presentation, so let’s not assume anything yet.
according to a blog post, what we know so far is that “six years have passed since the biological disaster in Raccoon City. Leon S. Kennedy, one of the survivors of the incident, has been recruited as an agent reporting directly to the president. With the experience of multiple missions behind him, Leon is sent to rescue the kidnapped daughter of the President of the United States. He follows her to an isolated European village, where there is something terribly wrong with the villagers. And he raises the curtain on this grueling story of survival, terror, and rescue.”
This story sounds pretty much identical to the premise of the original, which is what we expected. However, given the length of the original Resident Evil 4, we may find some twists and turns that we weren’t expecting. Capcom has a lot of wiggle room to change the order of some events to make it feel fresh. Although, people just looking for a prettier nostalgia trip through RE4 might not be a fan of that.
Gameplay of Resident Evil 4 Remake
The real point at issue is how Resident Evil 4 Remake will play. Just from the trailer and what we know about Resident Evil 4, it already feels like a mix between Resident Evil Village and Resident Evil 2, at least in terms of action and survival horror.
We saw an interesting third-person shot of Ashley, the president’s daughter, which could mean we get to play as her in this iteration. Much like when you play Sherry in Resident Evil 2, this could be a really creepy and enjoyable section if done right.
We also see a shot of Chief Mendez in a trench coat and little hat, giving off extreme Mr. X vibes. It’s possible he could have a larger role in the hunt throughout the town and castle, which would be awesome.
There are also some shots of a renewed Luis and Ada. I hope we get to play sections of both Luis and Ada. I’m also crossing my fingers that (*Spoiler alert for a 17 year old game*) Luis doesn’t bite the dust the weird way he does in the original.
Unfortunately, we didn’t get to see any actual gameplay, aside from Leon walking around in a cinematic fashion.
Resident Evil 4 Remake PC Requirements
There are no official PC requirements for Resident Evil 4 Remake yet, but we might have a good idea of what it will require based on Resident Evil Village PC requirements.
The recommended specs for Resident Evil Village required you to have an AMD Ryzen 3 1200 or Intel Core i5-7500 CPU, 8 GB of RAM, and an AMD Radeon RX 560 with 4 GB of VRAM or Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti with 4 GB of GPU VRAM. . Recommended specs include an AMD Ryzen 5 3600 or Intel Core i7 8700 CPU, 16GB of RAM, and an AMD Radeon RX 5700 or Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 GPU.
Whereas the The best cheap gaming laptops you can circle around that, it could be good for Resident Evil 4 Remake with an RTX 3060 GPU.
I’m super excited for Resident Evil 4 Remake. While Resident Evil 3 Remake wasn’t the best, that spoke more to the quality of the original game than the remake. The original Resident Evil 4 is very long, and I hope that Capcom not only sticks to the length of the original, but also adds some much-needed diversity in the playable characters.