Sunday, June 7, 2020

Resident Evil 8 Listing for PS4 Leaked by Retailer

An accidental leaked listing on German retailer website GamesOnly reveals PS4 version of Resident Evil 8: Village.

While there is no official word developer/publisher Capcom on a follow-up sequel to Resident Evil 7: Biohazard yet, there have been strong rumors for past few years of Resident Evil 8 being in active development for next-gen consoles.

In a now-removed accidental product listing on German retailer website GamesOnly, current-gen version of upcoming Resident Evil 8: Village has been leaked online recently, shortly ahead of a rescheduled PlayStation 5 reveal event.

Resident Evil 8 Listing for PS4 Leaked by Retailer

RELATED: Resident Evil Reportedly Redesigned Chris Redfield Again

Twitter user KenXyro has posted a snap of PlayStation 4 box art from deleted listing on social media that features an unofficial image of a village. GamesOnly store page has listed the product as Resident Evil 8: Village [Uncut Edition].

In context of "Uncut Edition" label, RE8 most likely won't be censored for customers living in Germany at all. Its product description on website also claimed the game to be "Darkest and cruelest addition to Resident Evil franchise".

RELATED: Resident Evil 8 Won't Be VR-Exclusive, No Plans for Code: Veronica

Tweet from KenXyro shows PS4 version of Resident Evil 8, which is taken from retailer site GamesOnly.


RELATED: Resident Evil 8 Will Be Cross-Gen Title

If this leak is accurate, then Capcom is about to release an actual mainline Resident Evil game in three years aside from two latest remakes of 1998 original Resident Evil 2 (2019) and 1999 survivor horror classic title Resident Evil 3 (2020).

In a post earlier, renowned leaker AestheticGamer claimed that RE8 will be a cross-gen title that will arrive for PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X but every other rumored details are yet to be confirmed by Capcom officially.

RELATED: Resident Evil 8 to Have Most Disturbing Enemy Designs in Series

AestheticGamer also predicts of a reveal window for RE8 very soon, most possibly at PS5 reveal event.


RELATED: Capcom May be Teasing Next Resident Evil Game for 2021

AestheticGamer aka Dusk Golem points out that entirety of Resident Evil franchise is currently having a deep discount sale. In general, going on sale is pretty common but they went on sale shortly before PS5 reveal event cancellation.

Capcom has returned to the roots of survival horror with release of Resident Evil 7 in 2017 and now they are planning to go even darker with its successor title Resident Evil 8: Village, which will reportedly scheduled for March 2021 release.