After having released remakes of Resident Evil two and 3 in consecutive year, Capcom are allegedly taking the step many have predicted.Many sources have confirmed to them that a remake of Resident Evil 4 is currently in development, and is due out for 2022.
This follows recent rumours about a large scale Resident Evil remake job being in evolution. According to reports, the Resident Evil 4 remake’s development is being led by Resident Evil 3 programmers M-Two, an external studio fully backed and funded by Capcom. The development team supposedly is composed of PlatinumGames veterans and many Capcom.
Reportedly, Shinji Mikami — founder of this series and director of the original Resident Evil 4 — Though he declined the offer, was requested to direct the remake. The project is moving with his blessing though, and he has supposedly offered informal information on its own direction.
Capcom have lately been asking lovers if they would be thinking about more remakes in the Resident Evil series, while they also said in late 2019 that they would continue to focus on more remake projects for the near future.
Meanwhile, recent rumours have also pegged Resident Evil 8 as a cross-gen project, and thanks for a reveal in the coming months.