February 13, 2021 at 4:15 p.m.
from Michael Miskulin –
With Resident Evil Village, the protagonist from Resident Evil 7, Ethan Winters, returns as the main character. In a new interview, the responsible producer explains the motivation behind this decision.
Resident Evil Village (Resident Evil 8), which will be released in around three months, will occupy a special position in the game series.
The title will continue the plot from the predecessor Resident Evil 7 directly.
The previous protagonist Ethan Winters will return as well as his wife Mia. Now the producer of the title explains the reasons for Ethan’s return.
The specialty of Resident Evil Village
In the Resident Evil series, the return of a protagonist immediately following the previous part is a unique feature. Ethan Winters was newly introduced in Resident Evil 7 and is also allowed to mime the protagonist in the immediate successor Resident Evil Village. It is also the first time since the first two Resident Evil games that a main character is at the center of the game again. So far, only Chris Redfield and Leon Kennedy have been playable several times as main characters.
Resident Evil Village: Capcom issues spoiler warning, developer version comes onlineIn an interview for the latest official Playstation magazine (via GamingBolt), producer Peter Fabiano explains the return of Ethan Winters. As a result, the team simply took the protagonist Ethan into their hearts during development and they wanted to continue his character arc. “Concept and drafting was something that went through our development minds at the end of Resident Evil 7.
The team took a liking to Ethan as a character, so we knew we wanted to continue his story arc. We wanted to keep the players going Experience the game through the eyes of the protagonist Ethan Winter. Also, this is a sequel to Resident Evil 7. ”
Resident Evil Village (buy now ) will be released on May 7, 2021 for PC, Playstation 5, Playstation 4, Xbox Series X / S and Xbox One.
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