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

This iconic game is making a return so we've got you covered with everything you need to know about the Resident Evil 4 remake release date, gameplay, and more.

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

The iconic Resident Evil 4 is making a return with a brand new coat of paint in the Resident Evil 4 remake. It’s no surprise that fans are excited about the return of one of the most popular horror games ever made. Therefore, you’ll want to stay up to date with the Resident Evil 4 remake release date, gameplay, and more before you can get your hands on it.

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.

Resident Evil 4 remake release date

Following confirmation that Capcom was 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, with 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 available right now.