Resident Evil 4 Remake Review Embargo Details Revealed
Details regarding the review embargo for Capcom’s upcoming survival horror game, Resident Evil 4 Remake, have been revealed.
According to Metacritic, the review embargo for Resident Evil 4 Remake is expected to end late next week, ahead of the game’s release on March 24, 2023. This would fall in the range of March 16 to March 17, 2023, depending on time zone differences. Fans can look forward to hearing what critics have to say about the remake before grabbing their copies and assuming control of Leon, as he takes on villagers that have been infected by a mind-controlling parasite known as Las Plagas.
Those who have pre-ordered a digital copy of Resident Evil 4 Remake will be able to pre-load it a few days prior to launch. The game has a download size of 67.18 GB on Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S. Additionally, the digital pre-load will come with the latest update i.e. version 1.02 (1.002.000) pre-installed on PS4 and PS5. The update weighs in at 4 GB on PlayStation platforms.
Previously, it was revealed that the merchant in Capcom’s Resident Evil 4 remake will offer brand new subquests, suggesting that the gameplay has been greatly expanded over the original. Speaking during an interview, director Yasuhiro Ampo and game director Kazunori Kadoi shared new details regarding the Resident Evil 4 remake, including the addition of brand new subquests that will be available via the merchant.
The game also features a new parry mechanic in place of the QTEs that were present in the original. In addition, players will now have a greater degree of freedom via new approaches for tackling enemies, such as the use of stealth. The knife featured in the remake is a more powerful weapon than it was in the original, though it has limited uses here. In terms of new mobility options, not only can Leon turn around more quickly, he also has a new quick dodge mechanic. Meanwhile, the game’s merchant will offers brand new subquests that weren’t present in the original.