New Resident Evil in Development
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New Resident Evil Title in Development, Lead by RE7 Director

During the CAPCOM NEXT Summer 2024 broadcast, Koshi Nakanishi, Director of Resident Evil 7, confirmed a new Resident Evil title is in development. However, specifics about the title have yet to be shared. This includes a potential release date, and what characters will appear in the upcoming installment.

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Nakanishi stated that there were some challenges in deciding what to do after Resident Evil 7, but that over time he was able to find a clear vision for the next title. He hopes to be able to share more information in the future. You can see what he has to say in full through the official CAPCOM NEXT Summer 2024 broadcast at 39:00. Due to age restrictions being put on the video, it cannot be embedded into this article.

In October 2021, Capcom announced Resident Evil 7 had surpassed 10 million units sold worldwide, making it one of Capcom’s best-selling titles to date. The game received a direct sequel with Resident Evil Village, which starred protagonist Ethan Winters. And in June 2024, the developer announced that this entry in the Resident Evil series would be released on Mac and iOS devices on July 2, 2024.

A new Resident Evil title is in development. More information will appear in the future.

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