Resident Evil Village will launch on May 7th, 2021
The eighth mainline Resident Evil game now has a release date. Today at a live-streamed event, developer Capcom announced that Resident Evil Village will be coming to the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X, and PC on May 7th, 2021 — as well as current-generation consoles, the PS4 and Xbox One. The company also announced that a demo will be available for PS5 owners later today.
In addition to the single-player RE game, Capcom revealed Re:verse, a multiplayer title featuring major characters from the Resident Evil universe. It’ll be available for free for anyone who buys Village.
Village was first announced during a PS5 reveal event last year, and it comes at a time when the Resident Evil series is at a high point creatively. 2017’s Resident…