Capcom has released the first set of official screenshots for Resident Evil 2 Remake at their E3 2018 press conference. This game is confirmed for the PS4, Xbox One, and PC. It will be out on January 25, 2019. This is a complete remake of the original Resident Evil 2 on the RE Engine, which was used to develop Resident Evil 7 and Devil May Cry 5.
Capcom has shared some great looking 4K screenshots from the Remake. They give us a better look at the new world of Raccoon City and its undead inhabitants. You can view it in the gallery below.
Here is the official fact sheet of the game as presented by Capcom.
- A spine-chilling reimagining of a horror classic – Based on the original PlayStation console release in 1998, the new game has been completely rebuilt from the ground up for a deeper narrative experience.
- A whole new perspective – New over-the-shoulder camera mode and modernized control scheme creates a more modern take on the survival horror experience and offers players a trip down memory lane with the original gameplay modes from the 1998 release.
- Terrifyingly realistic visuals – Built on Capcom’s proprietary RE Engine, Resident Evil 2 delivers breathtakingly photorealistic visuals in 4K whilst stunning lighting creates an up-close, intense and atmospheric experience as players roam the corridors of the Raccoon City Police Department (RPD).
- Face the grotesque hordes – Zombies are brought to life with a horrifyingly realistic wet gore effect as they react in real time taking instant visible damage, making every bullet count.
- Iconic series defining gameplay – Engage in frenzied combat with enemies, explore dark menacing corridors, solve puzzles to access areas and collect and use items discovered around the environment in a terrifying constant fight for survival.
- See favorite characters in a whole new light – Join rookie police officer Leon S. Kennedy on his first day in the job and college student Claire Redfield, who is searching for her brother amidst a terrifying zombie
- Step into the rookie shoes of both heroes – Enjoy separately playable campaigns for both Leon and Claire, allowing players to see the story from both characters’ perspective.
If you are attending E3, there is a good chance that you will be able to play the game at Capcom’s booth in the South Hall, #2223. Further details about the game are expected to be shared at a later date.
Resident Evil 2 Remake is set to launch on the PS4, Xbox One and PC on January 25th, 2019.