Resident Evil Series Celebrates 25th Anniversary, Plans Showcase Event

More details on Village will be revealed along with other news

Resident Evil 25th Anniversary


The first Resident Evil game hit the original PlayStation on this day in 1996, which means today is the only day you can say it's actually the 25th anniversary! To celebrate, Capcom announced plans for another Resident Evil Showcase digital event, this time promising more updates on Resident Evil Village—which launches on May 7—as well as more 25th anniversary news. 


The event kicks off this April, but an exact time hasn't been revealed yet. More details will be announced via the official @RE_Games Twitter account


In other Resident Evil news, the Resident Evil Re:Verse multiplayer game is getting an open beta on PS4, Xbox One, and Steam. Pre-loading begins on April 5, with the beta set to run from April 7-11. 


Resident Evil Village and Resident Evil 7 biohazard Gold Edition are coming to Stadia. 7 launches on April 1 for free with Stadia Pro or as a standalone purchase, and Village will launch day and date with the other versions on May 7. 


Finally, the upcoming Resident Evil reboot movie has a full title: Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City. It opens in theaters on September 3.



Source: Press release




Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. You can read his brand new comic, MONSTER FLIGHT, at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter @Moldilox.


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