Rediscover the horror

Return to the zombie-infested streets of Raccoon City for a remake of Capcom's survival horror masterpiece.


Resident Evil 2

  • PS4
  • Release Date: Out Now
  • Genre: Action / Horror
  • Publisher: Capcom
  • Developer: Capcom

    A truly terrifying recreation

    Relive Capcom's seminal survival horror classic, completely rebuilt with cutting-edge technology, a deeper, richer narrative and a range of brand-new features.

    Step once again into the shoes of dauntless rookie cop Leon Kennedy and intrepid college student Claire Redfield as they peel back the horrific truths surrounding the collapse of Raccoon City and the catastrophic events that would set in motion the ongoing Resident Evil saga.

    Re-imagined for the 21st century, Resident Evil 2 combines the exploration, puzzle-solving and survival mechanics of the original with modern visual depth, snappy combat and vast environments.


    • 1080p


    • Players

      1 Players

    • Vibration Function

      Vibration Function

    • PS4 Pro Enhanced

      PS4 Pro Enhanced


    Key features

    A faithful recreation

    Based on the original PlayStation-console release of 1998, Resident Evil 2 has been entirely rebuilt with modern technology for a deeper narrative experience.

    A new perspective

    An over-the-shoulder camera and modern controls create an up-to-date survival horror experience, combining contemporary gameplay with classic design.

    Genre-defining gameplay

    Engage in frenzied combat, explore dark, menacing corridors, solve puzzles and collect and use items in a constant fight for survival.

    Intersecting narratives

    Follow separate playable campaigns for both Leon and Claire and watch the events unfold from both characters’ perspectives.

    A classic cast

    Join some of the series' best-loved characters in their first ever Resident Evil adventure, including well-known antagonists like Ada Wong and William and Annette Birkin. 

    Cutting-edge visuals

    Experience the incredible atmosphere and unspeakable sights like never before with incredibly-detailed characters, environments and effects.


    Extended gameplay

    Get a closer look at how the re-imagined version of Resident Evil 2 looks and plays on PlayStation 4 with direct gameplay footage from both main characters. 

    Leon and Ada

    Claire vs. Unstoppable Tyrant


    Iconic characters

    Resident Evil 2 introduced a cast of much-loved characters who would each go on to have their own roles within the wider Resident Evil universe. For their modern recreation, Capcom's designers set out to capture the classic look and feel that made them so memorable in the original game.

    Leon S. Kennedy

    A rookie police officer who went on to become one of the series' most beloved and iconic characters, Leon Kennedy made his debut all the way back in 1998 with the original release of Resident Evil 2 on PlayStation.

    Pragmatic and unflappable, Leon became an instant fan favourite with his underdog charm and signature hair-cut, returning as the lead protagonist in two further games. 

    Also appears in:

    Resident Evil 4

    Resident Evil 6


    Claire Redfield

    On the hunt for her missing brother - Resident Evil protagonist Chris Redfield - college student Claire finds herself stranded in Raccoon City as hordes of the undead begin to overrun the streets. 

    Compassionate and witty, Claire was the key character link between the first and second games and remained a series mainstay for decades to come following her initial debut.

    Also appears in:

    Resident Evil Code: Veronica X

    Resident Evil
    Revelations 2


    Ada Wong

    A lone survivor wandering the streets of Raccoon City, Ada is certainly not all she seems. Purposeful, but seemingly hiding her true intentions, Leon is forced to trust her as he explores the decimated streets.

    Enigmatic and determined, Ada's anti-hero stylings have made her a firm favourite among series fans, returning as a playable character in later games alongside Leon and Chris.

    Also appears in:

    Resident Evil 4

    Resident Evil 6


    Sherry Birkin

    Daughter of Umbrella researchers William and Annette Birkin, Sherry finds herself trapped in Raccoon City Police Department following a panicked phonecall from her mother. Alone and unarmed, she joins Claire Redfield in a bid to track down her missing parents.

    A more crucial character than she may at first appear, Sherry re-appears later on in the series as a federal agent with some unusual supernatural talents.

    Also appears in:

    Resdient Evil 6


    See it in action

    Videos and screenshots


    Revisit the series on PlayStation 4

    Explore over two decades of nerve-shredding survival horror games on PlayStation Store.

    Resident Evil Deluxe Origins Collection

    Go back to the very birth of the Resident Evil franchise as you explore the legendary Spencer Mansion and Arklay Research Facility.

    Resident Evil Triple Pack

    Relive three of the last generation's most celebrated and iconic survival horror experiences, all now running in full HD.

    Resident Evil Revelations 1 & 2

    Tackle two unique, co-op-oriented spin-offs following series veterans Chris Redfield, Jill Valentine, Claire Redfield and Barry Burton.

    Resident Evil VII Biohazard

    Brave the series' most intense, visually-realistic entry to date as new protagonists fight for their lives in a terrifying new location.


    PlayStation 4 Pro

    Play in stunning 4K

    Take in every spine-chilling detail of Raccoon City in ultra high-definition. With full support for 4K displays, get the most-detailed, colour-rich experience with the super-charged PlayStation 4 Pro. 


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