news\ Aug 5, 2014 at 10:00 am

The Resident Evil remake is being remastered for Xbox One, PS4, and last-gen systems

1168099 Gallery_small_10177942_820830777937811_5176868439454040882_n Gallery_small_1497803_820830667937822_6122411681562225489_n Gallery_small_10525984_820830754604480_214486856308742754_n Gallery_small_10547525_820830607937828_1695209170630178798_n Gallery_small_10373716_820830721271150_3533045277377168115_n Gallery_small_10410569_820830717937817_3667963825628018211_n Gallery_small_10478678_820830774604478_2016185808341546371_n

Capcom has announced plans to remaster Resident Evil 1 for release on Xbox One, PS4, Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. Though Resident Evil was first released in 1996 for PlayStation, this remaster is actually based on the 2002 remake of the game for Gamecube.

Capcom says it has made "enhancements" to the game's graphics and sound. The Xbox One, PS4 and PC versions will all boast 1080p visuals, while older consoles will offer 720p. You'll also be able to choose to play the game in the old 4:3 ratio, or bump it to the more modern 16:9 widescreen. 

"Our aim with this remaster is to bring back the original experience of this title in HD. We have been very careful to preserve the atmosphere of the original game, and are ensuring that no unnecessary changes will be made," assured Capcom Japan producer Yoshiaki Hirabyashi. Capcom has also decided against making changes that would affect the game's tempo as it is "an inherent part of its scary atmosphere."

The new remastered Resident Evil will be released in early 2015. Surprisingly, no Wii U version was announced. 

About The Author
In This Article
From Around The Web
blog comments powered by Disqus