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News video games 24 March 2023, 14:22

author: Adrian Werner

Resident Evil 4 Remake Launches - A+ Survival Horror is Here

We have finally lived to see the release of Resident Evil 4, the revamped version of one of the best survival horror games ever.

Resident Evil 4, a remake of Capcom's iconic 2005 survival horror game, has launched.

  1. The game was released on PC, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5.
  2. The standard PC edition can be purchased on Steam, PlayStation Store, and Microsoft Store for $59.99.
  3. In addition to the standard edition, a so-called Deluxe Edition is also available, which, for $69.99, offers a code to unlock the Extra DLC Pack, which includes additional costumes, a treasure map, two deluxe weapons and the ability to play with an alternate soundtrack (the one from the 2004 original).

Free DLC The Mercenaries coming soon

In the launch trailer, available above, it was revealed that on April 7, a free DLC for Resident Evil 4, titled The Mercenaries, will be released.

True to its title, the expansion will enhance the game with the Mercenaries mode, well known to fans of the brand, where our task will be to kill as many enemies as possible within a certain time limit.

Crowds of players have been waiting for Resident Evil 4, and all indications are that Capcom has delivered. The game is collecting excellent reviews - on OpenCritic the remake's average rating is 92%.

  1. Resident Evil 4 on Steam

Graphic comparisons

We should also mention two interesting videos prepared by the ElAnalistaDeBits channel. The first one, available below, offers a visual comparison between Resident Evil 4 on PlayStation 4, PS4 Pro and PlayStation 5.

The second video shows how the character and monster models have changed compared to the 2005 original.

Resident Evil 4 - minimum requirements for PC

Finally, it is worth quoting the system requirements of the PC version of the game. The following configuration is expected to provide about 45 fps on low settings at 1080p resolution, although the devs warn that performance may deteriorate in the most intense sections.

  1. Processor: AMD Ryzen 3 1200 / Intel Core i5-7500
  2. Graphics card: AMD Radeon RX 560 4 GB / Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4 GB.
  3. DirectX version: 12
  4. RAM: 8 GB
  5. Operating System: Windows 10 64-bit

Resident Evil 4 - recommended requirements for PC

The following configuration is expected to provide around 60 fps at 1080p resolution. Here it is not specified on what settings we will get such results, but most likely it is about high without ray tracing.

  1. Processor: AMD Ryzen 5 3600 / Intel Core i7 8700
  2. Graphics card: AMD Radeon RX 5700 / Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070.
  3. DirectX version: 12
  4. RAM: 16 GB
  5. Operating System: Windows 10 64-bit
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