- Also Known As
- Resident Evil 8: Village, RE8
- Number of Players
- 1 (Single Player)
- Release Date
- 7th May 2021, $39.99
- 7th May 2021, £34.99
- Also Available On
- PSVR Support
- PlayStation VR2 (Optional)
- Controller Support
- Feature Support
- Official Site
- Addons / DLC
- Resident Evil Village: Shadows of Rose
Rather than following gaming trends in search of profit, Capcom is beginning to create another of its own: high-quality, big-budget VR ports. After Resident Evil 7: Biohazard successfully translated Ethan Winters’ plight to save his wife into the world of virtual reality, the developer has done it again with the follow-up. While we feel...
If we're being brutally honest, Resident Evil Village puts Resident Evil 7: Biohazard to shame. That's not to say we've soured on Ethan Winters in the four years since his introduction, but rather what Capcom has done next goes way above and beyond the events of the Baker incident. Resident Evil Village is incredible. By borrowing the best...
For as good as the Resident Evil series is, Capcom has generally restricted it to one-and-done experiences. A few post-launch expansions have come and gone — in Resident Evil 5 and Resident Evil 7: Biohazard, for example — but they've never felt like a sure-fire thing. If anything, Resident Evil Village continues that...
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Resident Evil Village is the ninth mainline entry in Capcom's classic survival horror franchise and acts as a direct sequel to Resident Evil 7: Biohazard, bringing back both the first-person camera and protagonist Ethan Winters. We awarded the game a 9/10 in our Resident Evil Village PS5 review,...
How to complete the Four Angels' Busts
Where are the four Angel Masks in Resident Evil Village? How do you solve the Hall of the Four puzzle in Resident Evil Village? On this page, we're going to reveal where to find all four Angel Masks and solve the Hall of the Four puzzle. This is the game's first proper puzzle, requiring you to fully explore...
Drunk and disorderly
How do you get the Courtyard Key in Resident Evil Village? As you progress through Castle Dimitrescu, you will come across locked doors which require specific keys in order to be unlocked. They're required to progress through the game, so finding them is vital. In this Resident Evil Village guide, we're going to reveal how to...
How to position the Hall of Ablution Statues
How do you solve the Hall of Ablution puzzle in Resident Evil Village? This room contains just one of many puzzles featured in Resident Evil Village, but if you're struggling to find the solution, we're here to lend a helping hand. In this Resident Evil Village guide, we're going to reveal how to solve...
How do you get Dimitrescu's Key in Resident Evil Village? As you progress through Castle Dimitrescu, you will come across locked doors which require specific keys in order to be unlocked. They're required to progress through the game, so finding them is vital. In this Resident Evil Village guide, we're going to reveal how to get...
How do you get the Iron Insignia Key in Resident Evil Village? As you progress through Castle Dimitrescu, you will come across locked doors which require specific keys in order to be unlocked. They're required to progress through the game, so finding them is vital. In this Resident Evil Village guide, we're going to reveal how to get...
All five Atelier bell locations
How do you solve the Dimitrescu's Portrait puzzle in Resident Evil Village? Where are the five bells to ring in the Atelier room? As you explore Castle Dimitrescu, this is one of the many puzzles you will come across while being hunted by the tall lady running the show. In this Resident Evil Village guide, we're going...
Repairer Trophy guide
How do you combine a treasure into its complete form in Resident Evil Village? Every so often, you'll find an item in the environment that isn't in its whole form. These are Treasures that can be combined with another one to form a more valuable piece, thus gaining more Lei when sold to the Duke. In this Resident Evil Village...
How to find every code
What are all padlock combinations in Resident Evil Village? How do you find every code? While there aren't anywhere near as many as previous games in the series, Resident Evil Village still requires a few padlock combinations in order to access special items. In this Resident Evil Village guide, we're going to reveal all...
Where to get the Well Wheel
How do you use wells in Resident Evil Village? What item do you need to use wells in Resident Evil Village? If you have made it to the village area, then you may be wondering how to interact with wells beyond the game simply telling you another item is required. In this Resident Evil Village guide, we're going to reveal...
Where to use Luiza's Key
How do you get Luiza's Heirloom in Resident Evil Village? After reaching a certain point in the story, Resident Evil Village gives you the illusion that it is opening up and allowing you to go wherever you like. One way it does this is by marking golden treasure chests on your map, telling you where some of the best items...
Ciorba de Porc ingredient
Where do you find Quality Meat in Resident Evil Village? If you want to cook the Ciorba de Porc recipe at the Duke, you'll need a piece of Quality Meat in order to get things going. In this Resident Evil Village guide, we're going to reveal where to find Quality Meat. You may also be interested in:
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Capcom, in its current guise, is like a footballer that’s on a hot streak and has scored a goal every game for the past couple of months. The publisher – colloquially coined Capgod here on our internal Slack chat – is absolutely on fire, releasing hit after hit after hit. (Its latest effort, Street Fighter 6, netted a perfect score in...
Resident Evil Village was updated this week to add PSVR2 support – you’ll even see a little headset icon next to the game’s name – but you will have to jump through some extra hoops to play. Unlike the unbelievable Gran Turismo 7, which will work automatically with Sony’s next-gen headset once updated, Capcom’s survival horror...
Face your fears
As if PSVR2's launch lineup wasn't already strong enough, recall that the excellent Resident Evil Village's VR Mode will be available on 22nd February as free DLC. We got a trailer showing it all in action, and boy, does it look like a nightmare experience for the faint of heart. Just thinking about going through the hell that was...
Simply update your PS5 copy
Resident Evil Village will be fully playable for PSVR2 from beginning to end on Sony’s next-gen headset’s launch day, 22nd February. And the best news of all: it’ll be free. To clarify, you will need to own a copy of Capcom’s survival horror on PS5, but regardless of whether you own the base version or the...
A new angle
Unsure if you’ll love Resident Evil Village in third-person? No problem! Capcom’s rolling out a brand-new demo for the survival horror’s upcoming Gold Edition, which includes the Winters’ Expansion. For those of you who haven’t been keeping up, the add-on spans three key segments: a new story starring a 16-year-old Rose...
Additional interest for PS5, PS4 owners
Fans may have been hoping for a different kind of showcase from PlayStation of late, but the platform holder has raised eyebrows by officially co-streaming the upcoming Resident Evil Showcase. It means that, in addition to debuting on Capcom’s channels, it’ll be simultaneously broadcast on Sony’s as...
Spooky season is well underway
Horror fans be feastin’! This week will see the long-awaited return of Silent Hill, when Konami hosts a livestream dedicated to the future of the iconic franchise. Then, a whisker over 24 hours later, Capcom will follow-up with the latest instalment of its Resident Evil Showcase series, revealing more information...
Gong but not forgotten
Resident Evil Village’s anticipated Winters’ Expansion launches later this month, in time for Halloween. But while it’s packing a substantial selection of content – including a full-blown third-person mode, an entirely new campaign starring Ethan’s daughter Rose, and a handful of new Mercenaries missions – it’ll...
You height to see it
Resident Evil Village’s iconic giantess antagonist Lady Dimitrescu will be playable in the game’s upcoming PS5 and PS4 add-on, the Winters’ Expansion. However, some fans may be disappointed to learn that, for gameplay purposes, she won’t be quite as tall. Speaking with Polygon, DLC director Kento Kinoshita explained that
Capcom explains it wasn't easy
Resident Evil Village’s extraordinary new third-person mode looks like an entirely new game – and it turns out it took a comparable amount of effort to create. Speaking with IGN Japan, producer Masachika Kawata revealed that incorporating the oft-requested feature took a lot more work than blending a couple of...
Experience survival horror like never before in the eighth major installment in the storied Resident Evil franchise - Resident Evil Village.
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.