Resident Evil 8 Village: The most important information & leaks

Published: Apr. 15, 2021
Updated: Apr. 15, 2021

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Resident Evil 8 Village will be out in less than a month and that's why we're bringing together all the leaks and information about the game here. We have focused on the most plausible and important of them here.

All information in short form:

  • Mother Miranda officially confirmed
  • 2 new game modes
  • Resident Evil 7-9 are a chronological trilogy
  • Better level design & more agile character
  • New demo is released

Event starts soon: A Capcom Showcase will take place in the night from Thursday to Friday (April 15 to April 16). As part of this event, further details about the upcoming Resident Evil 8 Village will be presented. There are already some official leaks!


Official leaks & information about Resident Evil 8 Village

That is known: It is not yet 100 percent clear what to expect in today's live event for Resident Evil 8 Village. So far we only know that new details about the story, some characters and the gameplay will be released.

Official leaks are already talking about a character named Mother Miranda. As for this, the developers only reveal this much: She is an essential part of the plot of Resident Evil 8 Village. She also wears a mask that is based on the beak of a crow.


Unofficial information about Resident Evil 8 Village

New game modes: The leak around two new game modes for Resi 8 is less official. One of them is called "Ethan Must Die". Some users believe that the new game mode could be a change of sides. We already know that protagonist Ethan is being chased by Chris Redfield.

So it would be entirely possible for you to take Chris's perspective and stop Ethan. Much like in the Half-Life DLC "Opposing Forces", in which you try to kill Freeman.

Another new game mode in Resident Evil 8 Village is said to be a rogue-like mode. This should let you immerse yourself in the game again after playing through it for the first time. Only this time items and keys are randomly distributed in the level.

This information comes from the leaker AestheticGamer / DuskGolem. This is supposed to be known for its high hit rate in leaks, but we see believing in it more like a game of chance.

Trilogy planned: According to DuskGolem, Resident Evil 7 - 9 should also tell a coherent story. Ethan Winters should therefore remain as the protagonist in all three parts.


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Better level design & handling: The structure of Resident Evil 8 Village is also to be changed significantly compared to its predecessors. According to Leak, the speed of movement and maneuverability of ethane is greatly increased. All in all, it should be less sluggish to steer than before.

These changes are required due to the new level structure reported by DuskGolem. Resident Evil 8 Village is said to be the most vertical of all Resi games. The levels themselves are also larger and offer more space.

New demo: Most recently, many leaks spoke of a second demo for Resident Evil 8 Village. Fans hope that this time it will also be available for the PC and Xbox. Unfortunately, only PlayStation players could enjoy the first demo.


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The interest in digging deep into the gaming industry stems from the DayZ Mod for Arma 2 in 2012. Kevin started working in the gaming industry in 2016. First as a trainee at Survivethis, the biggest German Survival-Games-Site at that time. Only half a year later, he got accepted at Gamestar and later MeinMMO. Now, on he implements all his Knowledge to deliver comprehensive news, guides, interviews and more unique topics.
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