Resident Evil Village Growth Started 6 Months Earlier than RE7 Launch


Capcom has revealed that Resident Evil Village was already in improvement for six months on the time Resident Evil 7 was launched. Whereas it’s not unusual for firms to have plans for sequels, particularly relating to established franchises, director Morimasa Sato informed IGN that the builders had been a bit frightened about this method as a result of Resident Evil 7 was a departure from the collection.

“We had been nonetheless busy creating Resident Evil 7, however my boss informed me to begin planning for the subsequent entry within the collection,” Sato revealed. “On the time, we had no concept how customers would react in the direction of the brand new horror expertise and characters of 7 but. We had no concept how the change of perspective can be acquired, so at first we had been fairly frightened. However once we launched Resident Evil 7 about half a yr after the event of Village began, it was acquired very nicely. This helped us resolve to make Village a direct sequel.”

Resident Evil Village is a sequel to Resident Evil 7, however it’s closely impressed by Resident Evil 4‘s DNA. Producer Tsuyoshi Kanda informed IGN that Capcom has “designed the sport and its construction with Resident Evil 4’s essence in thoughts.”

“Within the historical past of the collection, I consider that Resident Evil 4 is the place the motion and fight developed probably the most,” added Sato. “Apparently, Resident Evil 4 was additionally set in a village. For Resident Evil Village, we’re bringing the essence of Resident Evil 4, whereas Resident Evil 7 features as the bottom for the sport. It’s not a reboot of Resident Evil 4, however the offspring of each Resident Evil 7 and Resident Evil 4.”

Resident Evil Village will launch on Could seventh.

[Supply: IGN]

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