Capcom Unveils Exciting Lineup for Tokyo Game Show 2023, Showcasing Resident Evil 4: VR Mode
Fans of the beloved Resident Evil franchise have reason to rejoice as Capcom, the renowned gaming studio, has unveiled an eagerly anticipated lineup for the upcoming Tokyo Game Show 2023.
Scheduled to take place in mid to late September, this annual gaming convention brings together major players in the industry such as Square Enix and Bandai Namco.
Among the roster of captivating titles and IPs, Capcom is making a resounding return with a spotlight on Resident Evil 4 and its immersive VR experience with Resident Evil 4 VR Mode.
Resident Evil 4: A Legacy Revived
Launched in March of the current year, the remake of Resident Evil 4 has emerged as one of the most eagerly awaited games of 2023. Following in the footsteps of Capcom’s successful revitalization of Resident Evil 2 in 2019, fans have been eagerly anticipating an updated rendition of the acclaimed entry in the series.
Regarded as a pioneering action game in video game history, the original release of Resident Evil 4 VR Mode earned widespread acclaim. Capcom’s commitment to the franchise is evident through this remake, further bolstered by the forthcoming PlayStation VR2 port.
Resident Evil 4 VR Mode
Capcom is poised to reveal more about the Resident Evil 4 VR Mode, along with other significant game updates, through its Tokyo Game Show online broadcast on September 21. This VR adaptation marks the studio’s second official venture into the virtual realm for a Resident Evil title.
Notably, the Tokyo Game Show 2022 showcased an exclusive first glimpse and testing opportunities for the Resident Evil Village VR Mode. Both Resident Evil Village and Resident Evil 4 VR Mode are set to be experienced in virtual reality via the PlayStation VR 2 platform.
The VR phenomenon has been previously explored by the Resident Evil community through a fan-created VR mod of the Wii edition of Resident Evil 4. The advent of an official VR port for Resident Evil 4 signifies a promising expansion of fan engagement with the iconic game.
Partnership and Future Prospects
Capcom’s strategic partnership with PlayStation is evident, with a strong focus on the PSVR2 for its Resident Evil VR adaptations. The impending announcement at the Tokyo Game Show 2023 implies a potential shift towards intensified development of future franchise releases for VR.
While Resident Evil 4 VR Mode gaming may not have reached mainstream popularity among all gaming audiences, Capcom’s commitment to diversifying its content offerings demonstrates a commendable effort to cater to the diverse preferences of fans.