It appears like Capcom is planning to stay with the first-person perspective of Resident Evil 7: Biohazard in the case of designing the gameplay of Resident Evil 8, the following mainline entry within the beloved zombie-shooting online game franchise.
However nevertheless attention-grabbing this nugget of latest info is, it is value remembering that this sport is but to be formally introduced and every thing we hear about Resident Evil 8 ought to at present be handled as an unconfirmed rumor.
Studies of Resident Evil 8 having a first-person perspective beforehand appeared on the fan web site Biohazardcast and the YouTube channel Residence Of Evil, and now Eurogamer has commented on the story. Apparently, what these fan websites are saying “tallies with what Eurogamer has heard independently of the sport from sources near writer Capcom.”
And so, it appears very doable that there’s reality to this rumor, and we could be dwelling in a universe the place the following mainline Resident Evil sport is one other first-person one. To longtime followers of the franchise, this will effectively come as a shock.
In any case, the first-person perspective of 2017’s Resident Evil 7: Biohazard marked a big change in type for the franchise, and lots of assumed that it merely existed to tie in with that exact sport’s VR parts. And since final yr’s vastly well-liked Resident Evil 2 remake reverted to a extra conventional third-person perspective, you would possibly’ve anticipated that kind of third-person expertise to turn out to be the norm of the franchise.
If these reviews are true, although, it appears like Resident Evil 8 might be one other first-person title. However that does not imply you will not have any new third-person Resi experiences to get pleasure from: in any case, this yr’s incoming Resident Evil 3 remake is certain to be a third-person expertise within the type of that Resident Evil 2 remake.
Whichever manner you like to play, then, you’ll get it with an upcoming Resident Evil sport. There are worse universes to dwell in.