Resident Evil fans are having a time of their life as with the releasing of the remakes of two of the most fan-favorite games in the franchises, Capcom is gearing up to take a giant leap with their upcoming eighth installment in the series, and fans cant wait to see what the developers have in store for them. Recently, a lot of new rumors and important details about the game have surfaced up, and to save you the trouble, we have gathered all the recent updates and information regarding the game, as here is everything you need to know about the upcoming Resident Evil 8.
According to the latest rumors, the upcoming Resident Evil 8 might occur in a very dark setting, which will be very unsettling and sure to give fans the creeps and at the same time, it might mark the return of a fan-favorite character from the previous part.
What are the latest rumors of Resident Evil 8? What will be the Story of Resident Evil 8?
One of the things that we have to look forward to is the new advancements in the field of graphics and in-game engine on upcoming next-gen consoles. Resident Evil 8 will surely mark the debut of the series on the upcoming Xbox Series X and PS5, and the changes and improvements that a horror game can get for the platforms might be the ultimate deal-breaker.
The famous Capcom insider, Dusk Golem has been known for its juicy revelations in the past, and they have joined the party again. According to them, the upcoming Resident Evil 8 will be the evilest and darkest entry in the franchise, and it will highly appeal to the hardcore fans. On Twitter, Dusk Golem tweeted that the upcoming eighth installment of Resident Evil would be “by far the darkest & most gruesome RE yet.” They have also revealed that the story will be mind-boggling, ‘divisive’ and will be extremely horrible and sickening bolstered by the ‘most disturbing’ enemies to date.
Apart from these, the game might also welcome a new redesigned Chris Redfield, Chris won’t be the only classic characters that will be returning, however, Dusk Golem didn’t slip too many details on that one so as not to spoil the upcoming reveals.
According to another rumor from AestheticGamer, Capcom will be shifting its focus to the classic style gameplay, and Resident Evil 8 will again sport first-person perspective gameplay. AestheticGamer revealed that the initial project was Resident Evil Revelations 3, however, the title changed to ‘Resident Evil 8: Village,’ and it will focus on the elements of the classic games such as hallucinations, tougher enemies, the tension between characters and a lot more.
Although all the rumors seem very intriguing, we would suggest to take everything with a pinch of salt and wait for the official announcement from Capcom.
When is Resident Evil 8 update?
Resident Evil 8 is expected to release sometime in the first half of 2021 and it will be available for PC, Xbox Series X, PS5, Xbox One, and PS4. The official update is yet to be revealed, however, we will keep you updated once Capcom drops the official word.