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Everything You Need to Know About Resident Evil 8: Village

Four years after the release of Resident Evil 7: Biohazard, the release date of Resident Evil 8: Village has finally been announced. It is not until May 7, 2021 when we can find out what awaits Ethan Winters and his wife Mia as they try to flee from the horrors of the past. Unfortunately, this will not be enough as a new misfortune awaits them. In this article, we discuss all the news about the video game that have been revealed to date.



On What Platforms Resident Evil 8: Village Will be Available?

Resident Evil 8: Village will be available for PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S. The official Resident Evil 8 release date is May 7, 2021.

All the New We Known up to Date

The Plot

We know that Resident Evil 8: Village will be set a few years after the previous opus.

In Resident Evil 7 we play Ethan, who had to face a series of terrifying creatures to find his wife, Mia, in an abandoned plantation.

Now, just when it looks like they have found a quiet place in the mountains, the nightmare returns.

After seeing him shoot Mia in the trailer, it seems that the hero Chris Redfield becomes the antagonist. Is it as it seems?

The Setting

The story is set in Romania. The title, Village, gives out some clues about where it will all take place.


The Characters

  • Ethan and Mia Winters: It seems that in this time Ethan will be the protagonist and that we will see a notable change in his character. It could also be the end of his story, or at least, that’s what the trailer may leave us thinking. As for Mia, it seems that this is not going to live her best life.
  • Rosemary Winters: the Winters’ daughter will get kidnapped. Will they be able to find her?

  • Chris Redfield: he may have been the hero in the previous opus, but it seems that he will become the villain in Resident Evil: Village.
  • Lady Dimitrescu: we know for sure that she’ll be a villain - a villain that is 2.9 meters/9’5 feet tall. Her residence is a spectacular castle - what else hides in there ?

  • El Duque: he’s back from Resident Evil 4 to provide us with parts, weapons, healing items, and more!

More News

  • Although we know that Ethan Winters will be the protagonist, there are rumors that there will be more than one playable character.
  • It seems that the villagers are a part of a sect.
  • Mia’s book may be the key to many mysteries.
  • There is a villager in a raincoat and an old woman with a skull cane who might play important roles.

  • Enemies will move in a herd.
  • The mysterious man wearing a hat and sunglasses in the trailer is Lady Dimitrescu's brother, named Heisenberg.
  • Get ready for bats and large numbers of insects, will they replace the crows from Resident Evil 7?
  • New weapons: EM1 rifle, M1897 shotgun and the F2 precision rifle. In addition, you can buy parts to improve them.
  • There are werewolves but also zombies wearing clothes in medieval style.
  • There will also be a multiplayer mode called Resident Evil: Re:Verse.


System Requirements for PC

In order to run Resident Evil 8: Village on your PC, you need:

  • Operating System: Windows 7/8/10 (64bit).
  • Processor: Intel Core i7 4770 / AMD Ryzen 5 1500X.
  • Memory: 8GB RAM.
  • Graphic card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 - 3 GB / Radeon RX 480 - 4 GB.
  • Space: 40GB of free space.

Note: this is only an estimation. The official minimum requirements have not yet been published.

Trailer

Finally, we leave you with the official Resident Evil 8: Village trailer:


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