Capcom's Resident Evil Ambassador Program Is Recruiting Testers For A Game In Development

Resident Evil 3 Remake?
A new Resident Evil title may be in the works, as Capcom announces some internal testing for a game in development.
A new Resident Evil title may be in the works, as Capcom announces some internal testing for a game in development. Capcom

Capcom’s recent big leaps in success can be traced back to the widely successful launch of Resident Evil 7 back in 2017. Resident Evil 7 is considered a fine return to form for the series, which before saw titles like Resident Evil 5 and Resident Evil 6 focus more on the action, rather than the survival horror that the series is best known for.

From here on out it has mostly been hits, as Capcom churned out highly successful titles like Monster Hunter World, Devil May Cry V and Resident Evil 2 Remake, among others. It was only a matter of time, then, that the Japanese developer returned back to survival horror, and we might be closer than we think.

Over the weekend, a small piece of information broke out pointing to what appears to be ongoing testing for a new Resident Evil title. The news comes straight from Biohaze, a site dedicated to all things Resident Evil. The post details that Capcom’s Division 1, the developer team behind Resident Evil and Devil May Cry, has sent out emails to Resident Evil Ambassadors based in Japan looking for “game testers.” Check out the translated posting below.

"To all Resident Evil Ambassadors,

Thank you for your patronage regarding the Resident Evil series.

Today, we are letting you know that we are recruiting testers for a game that’s in development!!

We are interested in incorporating the feedback of all Ambassadors into our development, so please read the details below and, if you are interested in participating, click the Entry button."

Some of the other details are a bit more vague, but the testing has been revealed to take place on either September 8 or 9, and that testers must be a Resident Evil Ambassador and someone who has played the series.

As for what game this might be, I’m banking on a remake of Resident Evil 3, which is only natural since the remake of Resident Evil 2 sold so well. Then again, it could be another mainline title, Resident Evil 8, which would drive the overall franchise story forward. What I’m hoping for is a soft reboot of the series, which would see the current Resident Evil timeline take on a new direction, one that hopefully gives us more of that survival action goodness.

In any case, stay with us for more on this as it develops.

Join the Discussion
Top Stories