Resident Evil 4: how many hours will the remake of this classic last?

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You can’t write “terror” without “hours”: what will be the actual duration of the remake of the beloved Resident Evil 4? Let’s find out together

Given the undeniable linearity (not that this is a deterrent) of the original, it is natural to ask how many hours will entertain us the remake Of Resident Evil 4. On the other hand, progress in the case of this new coat of paint will be decidedly less linear than what was seen years ago in the non-exclusive Nintendo GameCube (the PS2 port made relations between Shinji Mikami and Capcom sour). Players will have a lot on their hands, between secondary activities and whatnot. This will inevitably result in a somewhat longer adventure than fans might have anticipated.

Horror for hours: the duration of the Resident Evil 4 remake

I chapters in which the remake of Resident Evil 4 is divided will be no less than 16. Things may vary from player to player, given the additional side quests to be tackled to obtain the most varied rewards, including upgrades to the arsenal of Leon Kennedy and associates. Not to mention all the backtracking that comes with it, like previously inaccessible treasures, specific keys to equally specific chests, and much, much more. The adventure could prove to be longer than expected, especially for completionists who aim for the much coveted 100%. Speaking of numbers, what figures are we talking about?

Siliconera’s estimate, after two complete “runs”, fixes the duration of the remake between 15 and 20 hours. This also includes some of the side quests for obtaining the aforementioned weapon upgrades and other collectibles. The total drops below 10 hours for the most minimalist players in their tastes, as well as for the veterans who have memorized the most hidden corners of the map by heart and who have optimized their arsenal properly. Naturally, beating the game gives you access to New Game Plus, which further reduces Leon’s ordeal to the same speedruns. The game is available on PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S and PC. We are working on the review.

Now it’s up to you to tell us yours: what idea did you have of the duration of the game, before this article? Let us know below, and as always, don’t forget to stay on tuttotek for all the most important news for gamers and more. For your purely gaming needs, you can instead find the best discounts in digital format on Kinguin.