Capcom has launched a brand new video to the Resident Evil YouTube Channel, detailing the event of Resident Evil Village. This contains how COVID-19 impacted the event, which at one time introduced the method to an entire cease. Director Morimasa Sato explains a number of the hurdles the crew needed to overcome. Sato and different members of the event crew additionally dive into how sure mechanics wanted refinement for this entry within the sequence.
As talked about beforehand, growth for Resident Evil Village stopped totally because of the state of affairs surrounding COVID-19. Sato explains that because of the employees needing to quarantine, they needed to halt progress on the sport. He goes on to say that for a complete month he nervous concerning the growth of the title. Ultimately, the employees got here to the choice that the sport would want loads of work when returning to the workplace.
Sato then explains that the idea for the sport was primarily based round a single idea. That idea being “the struggle to survive,” which the builders needed to convey by way of the aggression of enemies. This additionally contributed to how scary the sport would find yourself being. At one level they scaled again how aggressive enemies had been resulting from suggestions from a take a look at session with gamers.
Quality Assurance Manager Shutaro Kobayashi mentions that there had initially been a really robust damaging response, with gamers stating that fight was “frustrating and boring” to play resulting from numerous components. The Resident Evil Village developer video additionally reveals the varied adjustments that had been made to the sport earlier than launch.
However, since its launch, Resident Evil Village has shipped three million items worldwide. Comparatively, the title has bought as a lot as Resident Evil 7 did inside roughly the identical timeframe. Capcom additionally revealed that as of March 31, 2021 Resident Evil 7 had bought 9 million items worldwide.
Resident Evil Village is now out there on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X, Xbox One, and PC.