Resident Evil 8 release date and time – where to get hit new PS5 horror game


RESIDENT Evil 8 is finally here – so close the curtains, turn off the lights, and prepare to scare yourself into an early grave.

We’ve got all the details on the Resident Evil 8 release time, supported platforms, download sizes, storyline and more.

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What is Resident Evil 8?

Resident Evil 8 – also known as Resident Evil Village – is the latest in a long series of horror games.

Despite the moniker, it’s actually the 10th installment in the core franchise.

And it lands as an effective sequel to Resident Evil 7: Biohazard.

The game was announced last year during the PS5 reveal event, and is available on an array of platforms.

The game will probably scare the living daylights out of you

You can bag it on PS4, PS5, Windows PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series S/X and Google Stadia.

The game is set three years after Resi 7, when protagonist Ethan Winters and his baby daughter are kidnapped and taken to a strange Transylvanian village.

Players will face off against supernatural village residents – including the iconic (and very tall) Lady Dimitrescu, a posh and wholly terrifying vampire.

The Resident Evil franchise dates way back to 1996, with the original game launching on Sony’s PlayStation.

It pushes horror games to the fore, and Resident Evil has been a mainstay of consoles ever since.

Resident Evil 8 release date and time – when is it out?

Resident Evil 8 was announced last summer, and has finally arrived.

The official Resident Evil Village release date is Friday, May 7 2021.

It’s available to buy right now from stores and online marketplaces like Steam.

Here are the download sizes:

  • PS4 – 29GB
  • Xbox – 27GB
  • PS5 – 27GB


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