Resident Evil 4 remake: release date, file size, versions & more

Nearly 20 years later, publisher Capcom is about to release a top-down remake of the seminal game “Resident Evil 4”.

Resident Evil 4 remake

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Resident Evil 4 remake release date ?

Resident Evil 4 will be released on Friday, March 24, 2023 for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, and PC via Steam.The blog PureXbox claims that the launch time is 12 a.m. midnight GMT, which is five hours ahead of Eastern time. Presumably, the game will launch at the stroke of midnight local time.

While there’s no official confirmation from Capcom, if this is true than it could theoretically mean that Resident Evil 4 launches globally at 7 p.m. Eastern on Thursday, March 23, 2023.

Is the timing the same for the U.S.A. and the West Coast?

Everyone in the United States will get access at the same time. So if it launches at midnight Eastern time, then those on the west coast may gain access at 9 p.m. on Thursday. In any case, if you cannot wait and are too excited for it you’ll want to consider your preload options.

What are the Resident Evil 4 preload details?

There are some advantages to preload users as they’ll be able to download the game ahead of time, but it’ll vary depending on your platform of choice.

Xbox vs PS

Preloads are already live for Xbox One and Xbox 360 (note that the game will not be available for Xbox One). On PS4 and PS5, preloads will go live on either March 22 or 23. And, according to the game’s Steam listing, “This game plans to unlock… approximately 2 days” after Tuesday, which likely means a March 23 preload.

what is the Resident Evil 4 remake file size

The file size will vary depending on your platform of choice, but here’s the expected file size

  • PlayStation 4: 26.99 GB
  • PlayStation 5: 58.4 GB
  • Xbox Series X|S: 67 GB
  • PC: Unknown

How many versions of Resident Evil 4 remake are there?

There are 4 options for Resident Evil 4 remake

  1. Standard Edition
  2. Deluxe Edition
  3. Digital Deluxe Edition
  4. Collectors Edition

The Standard andecise, I’mnd Deluxe editions offer in-game cosmetics and skins. To be precise  w about skins for Leon’s in-game attachment case and charms that can hang on certain weapons. The Digital Deluxe edition includes similar benefits but also a few in-game weapons, and the Collector’s edition takes things a step further with more extensive perks.

 

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