Publisher Capcom is delivering on its promise to do more HD remakes with one of its most popular franchises.
Resident Evil 2, the classic survival-horror game, is getting updated for modern hardware, according to a video announcement from the company (we saw it first on Videogamer). Producer Yoshiaki Hirabayashi, who oversaw the HD upgrade of the original Resident Evil Remake, is taking the lead on this project. Details beyond that are sparse. We don’t even know which platforms Capcom plans to release Resident Evil 2 Remake on.
This comes after the publisher explained that it was planning to focus more on HD remasters to help shore up its bottom line. The company had a breakout hit in Resident Evil Remake HD Remaster, which is the second time it has updated that classic. Now, Capcom can continue padding its revenue by investing in updating beloved older games.
Check out Capcom and HIrabayashi’s message in the video below:
If you were hoping to see screenshots or clips of what Resident Evil 2 Remake will look like, you’re going to have to wait.
“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,” said Hirabayashi. “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.”
Hirabayashi went on to say that it was the outspoken fans that helped make this happen.