Since its reveal earlier this year, we've sort of assumed that Resident Evil Re:Verse would launch on the same day as its bigger and better brother Resident Evil Village — the date of 7th May 2021. Re:Verse is provided as a free pack-in like Resident Evil Resistance, after all. However, it turns out that's not actually the case. This multiplayer spin-off designed to celebrate the franchise's 25th anniversary will release this summer.
Word of the unexpected release window got out through a Resident Evil Ambassador Program email, which we received ourselves. It read: "Resident Evil Re:Verse is created to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Resident Evil! The service is scheduled to begin in the summer of 2021!" Video Games Chronicle followed up with Capcom, and a spokesperson confirmed a release window had never been communicated until now. One reason why it won't arrive day and date with Resident Evil Village could be the recent beta phases, which haven't exactly gone according to plan. A pre-release test stopped short earlier this month because of matchmaking issues.
At least Resident Evil Village will still have a ton of content to keep us going until then when it arrives next week, including a campaign and the return of The Mercenaries mode. Had you been looking forward to Resident Evil Re:Verse? Explain why in the comments below.