It's been known for a few months now that Capcom intends to bring several Resident Evil games to the Nintendo Switch. While
Capcom announced today via twitter that Resident Evil 0, Resident Evil 1, and Resident Evil 4 will be coming to the Nintendo Switch on May 21st. All three games will be available digitally on the Nintendo eShop, with the purchase options varying for the trio of games depending on the region. Resident Evil 0 and Resident Evil 0 and Resident Evil Origins bundle, which packages Resident Evil 0 and Resident Evil 1 together. Resident Evil 4 can be purchased separately in both regions, and pre-orders are set to go live on February 28th
Once again, Capcom is looking to some of its earlier and more popular entries in Resident Evil franchise to make a splash on another system. While the series returned to its root of survival horror in Resident Evil 7 Biohazard Capcom has been testing the ability to play the game through cloud services in Japan, since the Switch is not likely to be powerful enough for a proper Resident Evil 7 port
As far as other releases of Resident Evil are concerned, the recent remake of Resident Evil 2 has been confirmed not to Being coming to the Nintendo Switch, with Resident Evil 3, 4, and 6 Rounding out the remaining mainline games is not announced or coming to the switch at this time. Considering how much it takes to get games fit on the Nintendo Switch, this could be Capcom's way of compromising, in order to get some few titles ready for launch this Spring. For anyone who's excited by the announcement but can not wait to play Resident Evil Capcom did release Resident Evil Revelations 1 and 2 in late 2017 for Switch,
Resident Evil 0, 1, and 4 are coming to the Nintendo Switch eShop on May 21!
Play all three masterpieces anywhere, such as:
– On trains 🚆
– During mansion tours 🏰
– Across the European countryside
Pre-orders start on Feb 28! pic.twitter.com/BCzatyoUhU
– Resident Evil (@RE_Games) February 25, 2019
Resident Evil 0, 1, and 4 Originally released in 2002, 1996, and 2005, respectively, and as any fans of the series know, Capcom has taken liberty to porting multiple games in its beloved survival horror franchise across multiple console generations. With the release of the trio of games coming to the switch, Capcom has shown that there is no end in sight to releasing its older Resident Evil games into a current platform for newcomers and long-time fans to pick up.
Resident Evil 0, 1, and 4 will release on May 21st for the Nintendo Switch