When Capcom formalized the remake of Resident Evil 4he also mentioned A VR mode exclusive to PlayStation VR 2 of the PS5 of Sony. But since then, players have been waiting, the base game was released last March, we have only had brief information on the virtual reality mode.
However, the wait is coming to an end! Kyle Burleson, press manager of Capcom USAspoke on the blog PlayStation in order to announce that Resident Evil 4 VR Mode release date set for December 8, 2023 on PS5. As a reminder, this will be a free extension for owners of Resident Evil 4 allowing you to relive the adventure of Leon S. Kennedy in virtual reality.
- Resident Evil 4 VR Mode for PlayStation VR2 available for free on Friday, December 8
In summary, Resident Evil 4 VR Mode is a free DLC for Resident Evil 4. It will be available on December 8 and will allow you to relive the main story of the game on PlayStation VR 2. Play as American Agent Leon S. Kennedy in VR and race against time to save the president’s daughter in a survival horror adventure offering a new level of immersion.
Resident Evil 4, which has sold more than 5 million copies since its release last March, takes the foundations of the original 2005 masterpiece and brings it up to date using the latest technologies. In VR mode, you will be immersed in the game world, where you will have to face deranged villagers, gigantic creatures and Leon’s ultimate nemesis with a level of intensity never seen on a traditional screen. In addition to stunning VR graphics, 3D audio further enhances immersion and truly makes you feel like you’re in the heart of the game’s universe.
- Play as the main character in the ultimate survival horror experience
The development team behind the incredible VR experiences of Resident Evil 7: Biohazard and Resident Evil Village has gone to great lengths to deliver an immersive VR mode that exploits the full potential of the latest technologies. All main story weapons are delivered with an incredible level of detail and intuitive controls, ensuring optimal immersion. In addition, the Sense controllers offer haptic feedback specific to each weapon, whether it is a pistol, a machine gun, a rifle, or even a combat knife. Add to that the intuitive sensations you get when aiming and shooting in VR, and the combat experience becomes more visceral than ever.
Obviously, in addition to the combat sequences, all the puzzle-solving mechanics typical of Resident Evil will also be available in VR. You’ll even control Ashley Graham in a section of the game in which you’ll face a different kind of terror, without a single weapon to defend yourself.
- Resident Evil 4 VR Mode demo
If you don’t yet own Resident Evil 4 for PlayStation 5, don’t worry: Capcom has thought of you and is offering a free playable demo of the VR mode that does not require the main game!
This demo, which will be available alongside the VR mode DLC on December 8, will allow you to experience the beginning of the game and get a taste of the immersive gameplay that awaits you in this survival horror experience immersive. You will also be able to test the shooting range to familiarize yourself with the controls like aiming, shooting and reloading, which differ depending on the weapons.
- A message from the creators
To conclude, here is a message from director Keisuke Yamakawa and producer Masato Kumazawa.
“Resident Evil 4 VR Mode leverages the cutting-edge features and technology of PlayStation VR2, combined with the experience our development team has accumulated on previous Resident Evil VR titles. Players will truly feel like they are Leon and will be able to wield an entire arsenal to eliminate the enemies that appear before their eyes, literally. This unique experience is only possible in VR. Whether with the free demo for all players or the DLC for owners of the full game, all PlayStation VR2 owners will see the horror and survival dimensions of the game enhanced by VR. I hope you feel the thrill and fear. And remember: survival is only the beginning of the nightmare. »
– Keisuke Yamakawa, Director, Resident Evil 4 VR Mode
“I am thrilled and grateful to have the chance to bring this mode to you. Everyone on the team has worked hard to provide players with a new way to enjoy the main story of Resident Evil 4. The game features a wide variety of enemies, weapons, and surprising items that make it the most complete opus in the series. We wanted all players to get the most out of the experience in VR mode. Whether you’re new to the game, have already played it, or even completed it, I think this new way of playing will give you new sensations. To be honest, I’m jealous of everyone who discovers the game like this for the very first time! You will soon be able to plunge into terror and feel the adrenaline flowing through your veins. I hope you enjoy the experience! »
– Masato Kumazawa, Producer, Resident Evil 4 VR Mode
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