The Resident Evil 4 remake release date is very close now, with the game's launch time being mere hours away at this point. How exciting!


As we said in our Resident Evil 4 remake review, "This game was already a fan favourite in the franchise, and the team at Capcom has done a solid job of bringing it up to modern standards while baking in a few new scares and surprises. If you're a fan of both action and horror, this is a must-play game that could've done with a tiny bit more polish."

If you just can't wait to check out the Resident Evil 4 remake, we've got all the key details for you below, including the release date and UK launch time details.

When is the Resident Evil 4 remake release date?

The Resident Evil 4 remake release date is 24th March 2023, the developers from Capcom have confirmed.

While you wait, you can check out our tips and tricks below. If you want to get a taste for the game early, don't forget there is a demo available to download right now.

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When does the Resident Evil 4 remake launch in the UK?

Looking at reports around the web, we seem confident in predicting that the Resident Evil 4 remake should be available from midnight GMT in the UK as the clock ticks over into Friday. You could stay up late if you want to play it as soon as possible, then, or you could just wait until the morning. Either way, have fun!

Can I pre-order Resident Evil 4 remake?

Yes, indeed! Pre-orders have begun for the Resident Evil 4 remake, so there's nothing to stop you from ordering your copy from Amazon, GAME or the retailer of your choice.

Of course, in this age of digital downloads, you could always just wait until launch day and download the game straight onto your console without the extra steps, but where's the fun in that?

Which consoles and platforms can play Resident Evil 4 remake?

The Resident Evil 4 remake has been confirmed for launch on PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X/S and PC, with Steam handling the computer-based side of things.

Oddly enough, Capcom is yet to officially announce an Xbox One release for the game, even though the older PlayStation machines have already been confirmed.

Resident Evil 4 remake gameplay and story details

In terms of changes, Capcom has confirmed that the Resident Evil 4 remake will feature "modernized gameplay, a reimagined storyline, and vividly detailed graphics".

If you've played the Resi 2 or Resi 3 remakes, you can probably picture it quite well in your head. If you'd like to see some gameplay footage, though, below is one example.

As for the story, the official synopsis for the game will sound familiar to anyone that played the original: "Six years have passed since the biological disaster in Raccoon City.

"Agent Leon S. Kennedy, one of the survivors of the incident, has been sent to rescue the president's kidnapped daughter.

"He tracks her to a secluded European village, where there is something terribly wrong with the locals. And the curtain rises on this story of daring rescue and gruelling horror where life and death, terror and catharsis intersect."

It has been confirmed, too, that the game features The Mercenaries mode and that a special demo will be released soon for fans to try the game out before they buy.

Is there a Resident Evil 4 remake trailer?

Oh yes! There have already been a couple of trailers for the Resident Evil 4 remake, and we've included one of the more unique ones below for your visual pleasure. Take a look here while you wait for the Resident Evil 4 remake release date on 24th March.

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