Capcom's 'Resident Evil 4' Remake Receives Release Date

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Capcom has officially unveiled the trailer and release date of its highly-anticipated Resident Evil 4 remake.

Announced during the PlayStation State of Play livestream, fans can expect the game to hit the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S and Steam for PC on March 24, 2023. The PlayStation blog confirmed that its aim for the title is to deliver an updated version while retaining the essence of the beloved 2005 game. "This is being done by reimagining the storyline of the game while keeping the essence of its direction, modernizing the graphics and updating the controls to a modern standard," the blog post reads.

"Leon S. Kennedy, one of the survivors of the incident, has been recruited as an agent reporting directly to the president.

With the experience of multiple missions on his back, Leon is sent to rescue the kidnapped daughter of the president of the United States.

He tracks her to a secluded European village, where there is something terribly wrong with the villagers.

And the curtain rises on this story of grueling survival horror and rescue."

Watch the trailer above. The Resident Evil 4 remake is available on the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S and Steam for PC on March 24, 2023.

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