After lots of rumours and speculation, Capcom has now released the Resident Evil 4 remake demo.


Officially titled the Resident Evil 4 Chainsaw Demo, this playable teaser is available right now on PlayStation, Xbox and PC.

Capcom has said: "This demo consists of a specially tuned version of the game's opening sequence and can be played repeatedly without time restrictions."

Keep on reading to learn more about the Resi 4 demo, the latest in a long line of impressive RE demos!

When did the Resident Evil 4 remake demo release?

As was predicted, the Resident Evil 4 remake demo released on Thursday 9th March 2023 in the late evening (from a British time zone perspective).

The Chainsaw-focused demo went live at around 11pm GMT for fans in the UK, following on from the Capcom online showcase.

How to access the Resident Evil 4 remake demo

We've just checked and we're happy to confirm that the Resident Evil 4 remake demo is available on PS4 and PS5, as well as Xbox Series X/S and PC via Steam.

Click the links in that previous paragraph to jump to the official store for each of those platforms, where you should be able to claim the demo to download on your system (of course, you could also just search the in-built store on your system itself).

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How to watch Capcom's showcase

The Capcom Spotlight showcase where lots of Resident Evil content was revealed last night (including the announcement of this demo's launch) is available to watch back online.

If you fancy having a look yourself while you wait for the demo to download, you should be able to tune in using the YouTube player below. The stream is around 26 minutes long, if you were wondering.

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