Resident Evil Village Maiden Demo Now Available For PS5

PS5 owners can get an early taste of Resident Evil Village’s haunting atmosphere with the Maiden demo today, Xbox One & PC version releasing later this Spring.

Resident Evil Village Maiden Demo


PlayStation 5 owners can now download a free demo for Resident Evil Village. Announced today during Capcom’s Resident Evil Showcase, the “Maiden” demo puts players in control of a woman attempting to escape a castle dungeon.

Sadly, those hoping to get a taste of the game’s combat will have to wait a bit longer. The Maiden demo is a combat-free experience meant to give players a taste of Resident Evil Village‘s spooky environments impressive production values courtesy of Capcom’s powerful RE Engine, which powered Resident Evil 7: Biohazard, the Resident Evil 2 and 3 remakes, and Devil May Cry 5.

“We’re hoping for players to get a real feel for the visuals and audio as they take the maiden on her journey to find a way out of the castle,” said Resident Evil Village producer Pete Fabiano in a video showcasing the demo.

For now, the Maiden demo is only available on the PlayStation 5. However, Fabiano said that the company plans to release it on other platforms this Spring.

Resident Evil Village will be available for the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on May 7, 2021.

For an in-depth look at all things RE, check out the full showcase below.


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