According to a PlayStation Blog post shared following the event, Resident Evil 4 will be a “reimagining” of the 2005 game’s storyline, with an aim to “achieve state-of-the-art quality for a survival horror suitable for 2023, while preserving the essence of the original game.” It looks like there may be changes to the original’s controls in addition to graphical updates. Suggestion of a Resident Evil 4 remake came as part of a Capcom leak in late 2020; a data breach reportedly discovered references to an RE4 remake among other future Capcom projects. The latest reports from the rumour mill suggest that the project was subject to a “partial reboot” within Capcom due to internal disagreements over its direction. Looking for more highlights from the show? Check out our guide to the biggest announcements from PlayStation today.
Capcom has confirmed the long-rumored Resident Evil 4 remake via Sony’s State of Play today. Resident Evil 4 Remake will be available for Xbox One and PC through Steam. Furthermore, a thorough cinematic trailer filmed on PS5 gave us a very good look at the remake, as well as a March 24, 2023 release date. We also heard that PSVR2 material is in the works, however no other information was provided. According to Capcom, the remake will be available for Xbox Series S and X, as well as PC.