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Thanks to overwhelming feedback and support, Capcom has announced that the Resident Evil 2 Remake is happening.

Producer Yoshiaki Hirabyashi, a.k.a. H, from R&D Division 1, announced via a YouTube video that the Resident Evil 2 Remake Project has officially been approved by Capcom. ?It?s been great to see so many positive comments from fans that have pushed the project to get approved,” he said. “The team here at Capcom Japan really appreciates fans? passion and support and will do our best to bring fans what they really want.?

“We’re pleased to confirm that Resident Evil 2 has been approved for development,” a Capcom representative told VideoGamer. “As the title is only just starting its development cycle we unfortunately don’t have any additional information or assets to share at this time. However, for now we want our fans to know that we appreciate all the feedback and support we’ve received on this title. We’re looking forward to delivering this highly anticipated Resident Evil experience that fans have been waiting for.”

No platforms have been announced, but expect it to come to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

In the meantime, fans have the Resident Evil 0 HD remake to look forward to, which will be released in 2016.

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Resident Evil 2 Remake is happening, says Capcom

By Matthew Bennett | 08/12/2015 03:39 PM PT

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Thanks to overwhelming feedback and support, Capcom has announced that the Resident Evil 2 Remake is happening.

Producer Yoshiaki Hirabyashi, a.k.a. H, from R&D Division 1, announced via a YouTube video that the Resident Evil 2 Remake Project has officially been approved by Capcom. ?It?s been great to see so many positive comments from fans that have pushed the project to get approved,” he said. “The team here at Capcom Japan really appreciates fans? passion and support and will do our best to bring fans what they really want.?

“We’re pleased to confirm that Resident Evil 2 has been approved for development,” a Capcom representative told VideoGamer. “As the title is only just starting its development cycle we unfortunately don’t have any additional information or assets to share at this time. However, for now we want our fans to know that we appreciate all the feedback and support we’ve received on this title. We’re looking forward to delivering this highly anticipated Resident Evil experience that fans have been waiting for.”

No platforms have been announced, but expect it to come to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

In the meantime, fans have the Resident Evil 0 HD remake to look forward to, which will be released in 2016.

Read More


About Matthew Bennett

view all posts

Matt is one of the longest-serving members of the EGMNOW team. An ability to go many hours without sleep and a quick wit make him ideal for his role as associate editor at EGMNOW.com. He often thinks back to the days when the very idea of this career seemed like nothing but an impossible dream. Find him on Twitter @mattyjb89