Today during Capcom’s E3 presentation, Capcom confirmed it was working on DLC for the recently-released Resident Evil Village – but didn’t say much else.
VIllage’s producer, Tsuyoshi Kanda, delivered the news. As of right now, aside from knowing it’s being made, we know nothing about the upcoming DLC’s gameplay, story, characters, setting, or otherwise.
“By popular demand, development has just started on additional DLC for Resident Evil Village,” Capcom said in the video, following Kanda’s presentation.
While we don’t know anything about Village’s DLC just yet, it’s worth keeping in mind Resident Evil 7: Biohazard – Village’s direct predecessor, released in 2017 – received numerous content drops expanding on the story and lore of the game’s central narrative. It also allowed players to assume the roles of characters other than protagonist Ethan Winters, including series mainstay Chris Redfield and newcomer Joe Baker. Whether Village receives similar treatment, time will tell.
Resident Evil Village was released back in May to critical acclaim. We here at Game Informer also loved it, giving the game a 9.25 review score. If you’re interested in learning more about Village, make sure to check out our exclusive cover story hub full of gameplay details, videos, and interviews. If you’ve already beat the game, we also have a spoilercast breaking down all the twists and turns Village throws at its players.
For more Resident Evil, we have our first look at the upcoming cast of the live action Netflix adaptation, an overview of the most important Resident Evil games to date, and news on when you can watch the upcoming new animated movie (also released by Netflix).
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