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A 'Resident Evil 4' demo is live right now on PlayStation, Xbox and Steam

The full game drops on March 24th.


The Resident Evil 4 remake is due out on March 24th, and today Capcom released a free trial for the game on PlayStation 4, PS5, Xbox Series X/S and Steam. It's dubbed Chainsaw Demo and it takes place early on in the game, as Leon is entering the Spanish village where las plagas has been spreading. There's no time limit on the demo, so have at it.

Capcom has seen plenty of success with its recent Resident Evil remakes. The studio released an updated version of RE2 in 2019, followed by a remade RE3 in 2020, both complete with overhauled mechanics and graphics. Resident Evil 4 originally came out on GameCube in 2005 and it represented a shift for the series, emphasizing action rather than puzzle-solving and atmosphere. Its over-the-shoulder perspective set the standard for action-horror games of the time, and its influence persists to this day (even in the RE2 and RE3 remakes).

The Resident Evil 4 remake is due out on March 24th for PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X/S and PC.