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Rumor – Resident Evil Village Has Small Open World Elements, More Freedom To Explore

Capcom’s upcoming Resident Evil Village will feature a small helping of open world elements, according to a new tag added to the game’s Steam DB page. This was also later backed up by insider Dusk Golem, who has a lot of history leaking Resident Evil-related content.

While we shouldn’t expect anything on the scale of major open-world titles, Capcom is apparently giving players the opportunity to explore more than previous games, with the team describing it as a Metroidvania-style design.

Resident Evil Village is scheduled for release on PS5, PS4, PC, Xbox Series X/S and Xbox One on May 7, 2021. The game takes place a few years after the events of Resident Evil 7: Biohazard, and sees Ethan Winters crossing paths with Chris Redfield once again as he explores a creepy European settlement inhabited by vicious creatures far removed from the zombies of previous games.

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You can download the Resident Evil Village Maiden demo for PS5 now.

[Source – Dusk Golem on Twitter, Steam DB listing via MP1st]