Rumours of a Resident Evil Village multiplayer function have been circulating this previous week, following an replace – famous on SteamDB – that added a multiplayer Steam retailer tag. Whereas it’s removed from confirmed at this level that the upcoming PC game will function multiplayer, one other new trace has popped up suggesting it might embody some model of this.
As noticed by indie developer Edward_Outcast on Twitter, each the Resident Evil Village regular and deluxe edition store pages on Humble make references to one thing known as “Resident Evil Re:Verse” – this listed as being included content material alongside the horror game itself. As you possibly can see within the screenshot under, the web page reads: “Particulars of the operational interval for Resident Evil Re:Verse, together with graduation of availability and any potential bulletins referring to the top of service, may be discovered on the official web site”.
The hyperlink offered goes to a Resident Evil ‘reverse’ page on Capcom’s site, nevertheless it presently says the file there doesn’t exist when translated. Hmm.
The Humble pages moreover comprise a word advising purchasers of the sport that, “relying on the timing of your buy of Resident Evil Village, Resident Evil Re:Verse could already not be out there, and/or the title could turn out to be out there by means of different means sooner or later.”
— Outcast – COMMISSIONS OPEN! (@Edward_Outcast) January 21, 2021
These supply nothing in the best way of element about what the Re:Verse content material is likely to be, however they do counsel some form of doable stay service side, given the word about it doubtlessly being not out there in some unspecified time in the future sooner or later.
This intriguing trace follows Capcom’s current opening of a closed “multiplayer-action” beta for console gamers, which the studio’s presently internet hosting, and is said to Resident Evil ultimately. Once more, this doesn’t in itself verify that Village will function multiplayer – as neither the Steam replace or Humble retailer listings do – however mixed they do appear to level to some form of multiplayer or on-line side.
Capcom’s holding a Resident Evil gameplay showcase later immediately, at 22:00 GMT / 17:00 ET / 14:00 PT, so maybe we’ll discover out extra then. Within the meantime, take a look at our rundown of the best survival games and best multiplayer games you may give a go proper now.