There is a lot of debate about what the next big reimagining of the franchise will be. Resident Evil — and there are those who say that it could be the remake of the remake of the first game in the saga. Well, while Capcom still keeps this secret under lock and key, a team of eager fans decided to produce their own version of the classic in Unreal Engine 5.
The project, which is still “under development”, was published on YouTube by the channel “RE Biohazard”. The almost four-minute video shows Jill exploring different scenes in the Spencer mansion alongside other characters, such as Wesker and Chris.
If the look was already very cool in Unreal Engine 5, imagine what Capcom couldn’t do with the classic in the new version of RE Engine? Check it out below:
Remake of Resident Evil 1 on Unreal Engine 5 has perspective options
One of the most debated topics in the community is the gameplay perspective in the franchise’s games. There are those who prefer the classic third-person fixed camera, while there are also many enthusiasts of the over-the-shoulder view — as has been happening with the most recent remakes.
In this small demonstration of Resident Evil 1 Made in Unreal Engine 5, there is the possibility of choosing between the two options. At the same time that the fixed camera brings an air of classicism, it is undeniable to say that it would be interesting to see Jill and Chris’ adventure in a more current format. Have you ever imagined exploring the chaotic atmosphere of the Spencer mansion with the camera over your shoulder?
In any case, the team has already stated in the video description that we shouldn’t expect an announcement or a release date for the project.
What will be the next remake of the Resident Evil franchise?
With the launch of the reimagining of Resident Evil 4, Capcom reached new heights and managed to bring a solid gameplay experience, in addition to not having slipped in other important things — such as the development of the story, one of the aspects most criticized by fans in remakes of Resident Evil 2 e 3.
What will be the next remake of the Resident Evil franchise?Fonte: Resident Evil Database
Now, the community remains eager to know what Capcom’s next steps are with the franchise. The expectation, of course, is that the remake will be of one of the following games: Resident Evil 1, Resident Evil 5 or Resident Evil Code: Veronica.
It is also important to remember that the next game in the saga may not be a reimagining, but rather a numbered sequel. According to recent Dusk Golem rumors, a insider well known among fans, Resident Evil 9 it has the biggest budget in the history of the franchise and could be released in 2025. Well, of course, This information is a rumor — so treat it as such!
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