Resident Evil Village

‎Capcom
Available on
PS4 PS5
Released 05/07/2021
What is Resident Evil Village?

Experience survival horror like never before in the eighth major installment in the storied Resident Evil franchise.

Set a few years after the horrifying events in the critically acclaimed Resident Evil 7: Biohazard, the all-new storyline begins with Ethan Winters and his wife Mia living peacefully in a new location, free from their past nightmares. 

Just as they are building their new life together, tragedy befalls them once again.

Why you should play Resident Evil Village

“Ethan Winters finds himself in an entirely new nightmare in Capcom’s latest installment of the acclaimed Resident Evil franchise. Whether you’re defending against Lycans in the grim dwellings of the village or exploring the lavish Castle Dimitrescu, the meticulously designed environments immerse you in this eerie world, powered by Capcom’s proprietary RE Engine. 

Run from, hide or face off against a diverse cast of terrifying village inhabitants in dream-like – no, nightmarish – situations and fight your instincts to push through classic horror-based sequences. 

Also, be sure to check out “The Mercenaries” that unlocks once you’ve finished the campaign, a fast-paced and arcade-like game mode which challenges players to blast away enemies against the clock."

- PlayStation.com Editorial Team

Editions

Resident Evil Village Gold Edition Gameplay Demo

PS5

    Maiden

    PS5

      Standard Edition

      PS4PS5
      • Resident Evil Village
      • Resident Evil Re:Verse

      Gold Edition

      PS4PS5
      • Resident Evil Village
      • Winters' Expansion
      • Trauma Pack
      • Resident Evil Re:Verse

      Resident Evil Village key features

      First-person action

      Players will assume the role of Ethan Winters and experience every up-close battle and terrifying pursuit through a first-person perspective. 

      Familiar faces and new foes

      Chris Redfield has typically been a hero in the Resident Evil series, but his appearance in Resident Evil Village seemingly shrouds him in sinister motives. A host of new adversaries inhabiting the enigmatic village will relentlessly hunt Ethan and hinder his every move as he attempts to make sense of the new nightmare he finds himself in.

      A living, breathing village

      More than just a mysterious backdrop for the horrifying events that unfold in the game, the village is a character in its own right with mysteries for Ethan to uncover and terrors to escape from.

      Available 28 October, 2022

      Winters' Expansion features

      Shadows of Rose
      Third-person mode
      The Mercenaries Additional Orders

      Shadows of Rose

      Sixteen years after the events of Resident Evil Village, continue the story of the Winters' daughter Rose in new story content available in the Winters' Expansion.

      Now a teenager and struggling to control terrifying powers, Rose enters a warped and mysterious realm inside the consciousness of the Megamycete to try and rid herself of this curse. 

      Third-person mode

      For the first time, follow Ethan Winters from a new viewpoint as you play through the main story in classic Resident Evil third-person perspective.

      The Mercenaries Additional Orders

      Chris Redfield, Karl Haisenberg and Alcina Dimitrescu are now joining "The Mercenaries" as playable characters. New stages have also been added to provide additional breadth and versatility.   

      PlayStation VR2 support

      With advanced features such as 4K HDR visuals, eye-tracking and 3D audio, experience a hyper-realistic version of the entire campaign on PSVR2. 

      The PlayStation VR2 Sense controllers deepen the immersion with new gameplay features such as raising your arms to block attacks and dual wielding weapons. 

      It's time to get up-close and personal with Lady Dimitrescu - just be careful what you wish for.

      How innovative PS5 features enhance Resident Evil Village

      Adaptive triggers 

      Feel the weight and pull of weapon triggers for an even more immersive experience.

      Haptic feedback

      Simulate the feeling of firing a real gun with haptic feedback.

      Stunning visuals

      Explore Resident Evil Village's beautiful yet terrifying vistas and locales in 4K* with Ray Tracing.

      Tempest 3D AudioTech

      Surround yourself with the carefully crafted music and sounds of survival horror in Resident Evil Village. 3D Audio enhances the experience by making you feel the hair-raising sounds coming from every direction.

      Requires compatible headphones.

      Fast loading

      Instantly pick up right where you left off with almost no load times, thanks to the power of the PS5 console's ultra-high speed SSD.

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      Platform:
      PS4, PS5
      Release:
      5/7/2021
      Publisher:
      Capcom U.S.A., Inc.
      Genre:
      Action, Horror
      Voice:
      English, French (France), German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Spanish
      Screen Languages:
      Arabic, English, French (France), German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Spanish
      To play this game on PS5, your system may need to be updated to the latest system software. Although this game is playable on PS5, some features available on PS4 may be absent. See PlayStation.com/bc for more details.

      Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy).

      Software subject to license (us.playstation.com/softwarelicense).

      You can download and play this content on the main PS5 console associated with your account (through the “Console Sharing and Offline Play” setting) and on any other PS5 consoles when you login with your same account.
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