Capcom Reveals Release Date for Resident Evil Village, Announces System Requirements

Capcom Reveals Release Date for Resident Evil Village, Announces System Requirements

Capcom announced Resident Evil Village‘s release date, the latest entry in the Resident Evil franchise, in a Livestream conducted earlier today. Resident Evil Village would be coming to various platforms, according to Capcom.

The year is turning out to be an early Christmas for the fans of the Resident Evil franchise. Earlier today, Capcom conducted a Livestream on Twitch where they revealed a lot of important information regarding their latest title, Resident Evil Village, a.k.a. Resident Evil 8.

In addition to announcing a playable demo available exclusively on the PS5 store (which inadvertently broke the website), the company revealed the release date, and the platforms on which Village would be coming, along with the system requirements.

Resident Evil Village will release on May 7, 2021. The game would be available on the PS4, the Xbox One, PC, and next-gen consoles like the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S.

Resident Evil Village - Story Trailer

A lot of rumors and leaked information were already around regarding the latest entry in the franchise. According to the rumors, fans believed that the game would release some time around April 2021. However, the reveal from Capcom has only added to the excitement surrounding Resident Evil Village.

Capcom announced that Resident Evil Village would be coming to the Xbox One, the PS4, PC and next-gen consoles like the PS5 and Xbox Series X/S. They also mentioned that Village:

“Will be eligible to upgrade from PlayStation 4 to the digital PlayStation 5 version and will support Smart Delivery for Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One consoles.”


As for the system requirement, according to Capcom, the minimum and recommended system requirements for Resident Evil Village are:

Minimum SpecsRecommended Specs
OSWINDOWS®10 (64-BIT Required)WINDOWS®10 (64-BIT Required)
ProcessorIntel® Core™ i5-7500 or AMD Ryzen 3 1200Intel® Core™ i7-8700 or AMD Ryzen 5 3600
Memory8 GB16 GB
GraphicsNVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1050 Ti or AMD Radeon™ RX 560NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1070 or AMD Radeon™ RX 5700
DirectXVersion 12Version 12
Storage4 GB4 GB

About Resident Evil Village

Resident Evil Village is a survival horror video game developed and published by Capcom. It is the sequel to Resident Evil 7: Biohazard and the tenth major installment in the Resident Evil series.
The story begins with Ethan Winters and his wife Mia living happily in a new place, free from their past nightmares, a few years after the horrifying events in the critically acclaimed Resident Evil 7 biohazard. Just as they are starting their new life together, they are once again struck by tragedy. When Captain Chris Redfield of the BSAA attacks their house, Ethan has to go to hell again to get back his kidnapped daughter.