Sony isn’t any stranger to buddying up with celebrities to promote consoles, what with its current partnership with Travis Scott. This time the corporate faucets tennis star Naomi Osaka to assist promote the PlayStation 5. It is a nice advert that does it is job of serving to promote the upcoming console, however the true deal with is getting a shocking take a look at Resident Evil Village gameplay.
The video sits down with the likable Osaka as she discusses her historical past with video video games, her favorites like Overwatch and Apex Legends, and the way video games assist her relieve stress throughout tennis competitions. After swinging round Harlem in Spider-Man: Miles Morales for a bit, she switches over to the highly-anticipated Resident Evil Village.
We see clips of her exploring the titular snowy village, together with leaping down shanty home rooftops. The clip even reveals off one of many werewolf-like enemies stalking Osaka. Seeing it in motion, the sport undoubtedly appears to be like like a fusion of Resident Evil 7’s design with Resident Evil 4’s aesthetic. Fortunately, the video does a great job of slicing away from the leap scares in order to not completely spoil them. In fact, if you wish to go into Resident Evil Village fully blind, you most likely shouldn’t watch this. Nonetheless, whereas it isn’t the deepest take a look at the sport (which should not shock anybody) it is greater than you’d most likely count on from an advert like this.
Resident Evil Village is the eighth mainline entry within the sequence, choosing up just a few years after the occasions of Resident Evil 7: Biohazard. Gamers as soon as once more management Ethan Winters, and the sport options the return of Chris Redfield. Village gives a thematic departure for the sequence by centering on witchcraft and folklore reasonably than zombies and bioweapons; so far as we are able to inform a minimum of. The sport is slated to reach on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Sequence X/S (and perhaps last-gen consoles) in 2021.