Resident Evil Village Game Announced for PS5, Xbox Series X, PC in 2021

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Trailer streamed for 8th entry in survival horror game series

Sony announced during its "PlayStation 5 - The Future of Gaming" livestream presentation on Thursday that CAPCOM is launching the eighth entry in the Resident Evil survival horror game series titled Resident Evil Village for PlayStation 5 in 2021. CAPCOM revealed that the game will also launch for Xbox Series X and PC. The official PlayStation YouTube channel began streaming an English trailer:

CAPCOM describes the story: [Spoilers for Resident Evil 7 biohazard, highlight to read.]Taking place a few years after the critically acclaimed Resident Evil 7 biohazard, Ethan Winters and his wife, Mia, seem to have finally found peace after the horrifying events they endured at the Baker family's plantation house. Despite putting the past behind them, a surprising yet familiar face returns in the form of Chris Redfield… whose shocking actions ultimately cause Ethan to end up in a mysterious, snow-covered village..

Resident Evil 7: biohazard shipped for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC in January 2017. The game shipped in Japan under the title Biohazard 7: resident evil.

CAPCOM's remake of the Resident Evil 3 game launched for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC via Steam on April 3. The release includes the Resident Evil: Resistance online game, which was previously titled "Project Resistance." CAPCOM describes the project as a "brand-new team-based survival horror experience."

CAPCOM's remake of the Resident Evil 2 game launched for the PC, PS4, and Xbox One in January 2019. The remake has third-person perspective gameplay (changed from the fixed camera angles of the original game), similar to the gameplay introduced in Resident Evil 4. The game received the "Ultimate Game of the Year" award at the Golden Joystick Awards 2019 ceremony in London in November.

The original Resident Evil (Biohazard) survival horror game debuted for PlayStation in 1996.

Sources: PlayStation 5 - The Future of Gaming livestream, CAPCOM Unity blog (Kellen Haney)

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