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Capcom Announces Resident Evil 4 Remake and Resident Evil Village for iPhone 15 Pro

By Xueyang
Sep. 24, 2023 updated 08:41

Capcom has revealed plans to launch the Resident Evil 4 remake and Resident Evil Village on the iPhone 15 Pro later this year. The games will run natively on the device, thanks to Apple's new A17 Pro chip unveiled at today's Apple Event. This 3-nanometer chip boasts significant upgrades, including the biggest GPU redesign in Apple’s history, 10% faster CPU performance, and a Neural Engine that's twice as fast as before.

Resident Evail 4 Remake and Village for iPhone Release InformationResident Evil 4 Remake and Village for iPhone Release Information

The A17 Pro chip's capabilities don't stop there. Its pro-class GPU is 20% faster, features hardware-accelerated ray tracing that's four times quicker than software-based versions, and promises immersive AR and gaming experiences. With these specs, the iPhone 15 Pro aims to bring console-level games to the mobile platform for the first time.

Capcom's official press release added more details. Both Resident Evil titles will offer graphics that rival current consoles and include HDR support for added realism. They will also fully support Apple's Metal technology, ensuring high-quality versions that leverage Apple silicon features like MetalFX Upscaling.

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Moreover, both games will support cross-progression, syncing players' progress across iPhone, iPad, and Mac devices. They will be available for a free download, allowing players to test out high-end gameplay before opting for a full game unlock through an in-app purchase.

Compatible devices for Resident Evil 4 include the iPhone 15 Pro, iPhone 15 Pro Max, and all iPads and Macs with an M1 chip or later. Resident Evil Village will be available on the iPhone 15 Pro, iPhone 15 Pro Max, iPad Air, and iPad Pro with the M1 chip or later. Both titles are set to join Resident Evil Village's "Winter's Expansion," which is already available on Mac. Keep an eye out for these titles on the App Store as Resident Evil 4 and Resident Evil Village for iOS.

Source: Capcom