Resident Evil 8 Will Include PSVR Support, Releasing In 2021


We heard earlier this yr that Resident Evil eight is deep into improvement, will as soon as once more function first-person gameplay, and options the identical protagonist as 2017’s Resident Evil 7. Now, based on a current report from Gematsu, it appears like VR assist is as soon as once more deliberate.

UploadVR has not confirmed this rumor with any sources but, however there may be loads of purpose to consider that Gematsu’s supply on the matter is correct. Not solely did the final chronological launch within the collection, Resident Evil 7, embody full PSVR assist from begin to end, however a lot of the DLC releases did as properly and it was wildly profitable. In response to Capcom’s opt-in knowledge monitoring service, over 860,00 folks have performed the sport in VR, which is 17% of gamers.

The massive query is whether or not or not this implies PSVR assist on PS4, PSVR assist on PS5, or PSVR 2 assist on PS5. Or, maybe, a combination of the three not directly? Who is aware of.

Resident Evil 7 is a PSVR-exclusive title, and we had been big followers when the sport launched in 2017:

Resident Evil 7: Biohazard units a brand new bar for survival horror video games and stands shoulder-to-shoulder with one of the best video games within the franchise’s lengthy historical past. By uniting parts from the previous, such because the sluggish pacing, give attention to exploration, mind-bending puzzles, and desperation for survival, with the pulse-pounding first-person gameplay of the current period of horror video games, Capcom has crafted a veritable fashionable traditional. Resident Evil 7 embraces digital actuality as a medium and proves that you just don’t have to chop corners or make sacrifices to create a compelling VR expertise.

You may learn our full evaluation of the sport right here. The Resident Evil collection is a superb match for VR and if the current stories are to be believed, we’re trying ahead to experiencing the following entry in VR as properly.

Editor’s Word: Further reporting by Harry Baker.