Resident Evil 4 remake release date, gameplay, and story changes

The Resident Evil 4 remake is coming and we have everything you need to know about the game's release date, its gameplay, and everything else you need to know

Resident Evil 4 Remake release date: an image of Leon's face

If you thought Capcom was finished bringing some of the best Xbox horror games to modern consoles, you were mistaken. The Resident Evil 4 remake is coming and, if it’s as good as the developer’s remake of Resident Evil 2 and 3, it could well be one of the best PS5 horror games available. If you’re wondering when the Resident Evil 4 remake release date is, you’re in the right place. We have everything you need to know about that below.

 

Resident Evil 4 remake release date

Following confirmation that Capcom were indeed working on a remake of Resident Evil 4, it has been revealed that the Resident Evil 4 remake release date is set for March 24, 2023 on PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC. 

You can check out the Resident Evil 4 announcement trailer here:

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While this date has been confirmed, it’s worth noting that things can change – so, this could well be delayed in the future. But, wit pre-orders now live, we don’t think that will be the case.

Resident Evil 4 remake gameplay

If you’re looking for gameplay, your best bet is to check out this segment of footage from Capcom’s October 2022 Resident Evil showcase. This showed off the iconic intro sequence and a number of key gameplay changes like Leon’s parry mechanic.

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Resident Evil 4 remake story changes and more

At the moment, we don’t know how exactly the Resident Evil 4 remake is going to be changing the story – but it will be in some capacity.

In a PlayStation Blog post, Capcom promotion producer Edvin Edsö revealed that Capcom would be “reimaging the storyline of the game while keeping the essence of its direction” to provide a fresh feeling to an experience so many players are familiar with. And, we got some hints of that in the latest trailer.

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But, the game is definitely still sticking very close to the original, in more ways than we would have thought. We’ll update you – and this guide – as we hear more before the Resident Evil 4 remake release date. But, while you wait, you can check out some of the best PS5 horror games and the best Xbox horror games.