Resident Evil: CODE Veronica, Resident Evil Outbreak, and Resident Evil Outbreak File 2 were set to get a remaster after Capcom updated their website with artwork that appeared to have been scaled up. While Capcom has been known to update historical Resident Evil assets for seemingly no reason before, there have been rumors about one of the games before.
Could Capcom Remaster Three Resident Evil Games?
Capcom recently updated the Resident Evil History page of the Resident Evil Portal website by adding Resident Evil: CODE Veronica, Resident Evil Outbreak, and Resident Evil Outbreak File 2. However, all three games have received updated artwork, as noted by Twitter user Alex Aniel (With thanks ResetEra† The artwork has clearly been scaled up, but also seems to have done extra work to make them more appropriate for the modern age. The publisher has done this before without the release of a new game, including a Resident Evil 25th Anniversary stream with updated Resident Evil Classic items, but it seems odd to update the artwork for three games for only a small portion of a website.
A Resident Evil Outbreak remaster was previously rumored to have appeared alongside “Resident Evil 4 Remake” and “Biohazard 2022” in the list of 18,000 titles leaked from the internal GeForce Now database. A recent interview in famitsu For the 25th anniversary, it was also revealed that Capcom is planning a “special message to fans” on March 23, and many are hoping that Capcom will end the 25th anniversary celebrations with a bang by revealing new games and/or remasters. Until then, take these rumors with a grain of salt.
In other news, an update from BioWare has confirmed that Dragon Age 4 is in the midst of production. The game’s blueprint was completed in late 2021 and now the team is working to bring those concepts to life. Elsewhere, Sony has expanded the ability to share PS5 game footage to America via the PlayStation app.