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Resident Evil: Code Veronica PS4 release, Capcom continues HD remakes

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Capcom looks set to release an enhanced port of Resident Evil Code: Veronica PS4 on, according to a rating filed by Germany’s USK board.

While nothing official has been confirmed at this point, it looks like the Resident Evil Code: Veronica PS4 release is only a matter of time, as ratings boards are typically gold dust when it comes to outing games ahead of an official announcement. 

Resident Evil Code: Veronica was originally released on the Sega Dreamcast back in 2000, and was late ported to the PS2 as Resident Evil Code: Veronica X the following year in time for the series’ 5th anniversary. Not content with that, Capcom ported the game to the GameCube in 2004 and it arrived with a fresh high-definition coat of paint on PS3 and Xbox 360 in 2011, complete with real-time shadows. 

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Set in December 1998, Code: Veronica reunites gamers with Resident Evil 2 heroine Claire Redfield as she continues her hunt for her missing brother, former S.T.A.R.S. Alpha Team operative Chris Redfield. After being captured by Umbrella’s Paris guards, Redfield is transported to Rockfort Island in the South Pacific, where she manages to escape only to find the island populated by zombies and other Umbrella-made bio-weapons. 

Unlike the previous Resident Evil titles up to that point, Code: Veronica is noted for its use of 3D backgrounds, eschewing the traditional pre-rendered backdrops of the classic games. It also includes a first-person viewpoint in the game’s battle mode (something which Capcom would employ fully in Resident Evil 7), and marks the return of a series villain long-thought dead up to that point. 

Capcom has been busy re-releasing its back catalogue of Resident Evil titles on modern consoles in the past couple of years, starting with Resident Evil Remake HD in early 2015 and Resident Evil Zero HD last January. To mark the series’ 20th anniversary, the publishing giant rolled out PS4 versions of Resident Evil 4, Resident Evil 5 and Resident Evil 6, and has confirmed that Resident Evil: Revelations will be hitting current-gen systems later this year. 

Are you looking forward to a Resident Evil: Code Veronica PS4 release?