Here's a closer look at Project Resistance, the next Resident Evil game

Project Resistance Closed Beta

The game is being developed by the team at NeoBards Entertainment, and features a four-on-one multiplayer battle. This is where things get interesting: while the survivors experience the game as a third-person horror, the Mastermind flits between security cameras, placing traps and monsters, turning off lights, locking doors and activating ceiling-mounted weapons.

Four of these players step into the shoes of the Survivors while the fifth player takes control of the Mastermind. The Mastermind plots a deadly course by wielding a strategic deck of cards to create unsafe obstacles for the Survivors, such as summoning vicious creatures, setting traps, manipulating the environment, and weaponizing security cameras.

The Mastermind is also able to step into the trench coat of the Tyrant - which marks the first time RE players have been able to control the iconic villain. Four Survivors must work together to escape an insidious experiment and outsmart the twisted Mastermind behind the scenes.

It has been built using the RE Engine that was used to also make this year's Resident Evil 2 Remake and Devil May Cry 5.

Project Resistance's teaser trailer hinted as much, but now it's much more clear-this Resident Evil entry will center around asymmetric multiplayer. During the opening of the Tokyo Game Show, Capcom finally lifted the veil on what players can expect from Project Resistance.

It turns out that Project Resistance is not a successor to Resident Evil: Outbreak (seriously, why Capcom?) but rather, Capcom's attempts at bringing the series into a Dead by Daylight-style setting.

The trailer advertises a closed beta test running October 4-7, though no details yet on which platforms it will come to.

There's no release date yet, but Japanese fans can get a taste of an early beta next month.

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