Resident Evil Village coming on iPhone 15 Pro models! Check price, release date and more

Capcom, the publisher of the Resident Evil franchise has announced that Resident Evil Village will be arriving on the iPhone 15 Pro models soon.

| Updated on: Sep 26 2023, 16:55 IST
iPhone 15 done and dusted, check what is likely coming in iPhone 16
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1/11 Exciting rumors surround the iPhone 16 already - solid-state buttons, larger displays, under-display Face ID, Wi-Fi 7, and the potential for a port-less iPhone 16 Ultra model.   (Apple)
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2/11 1. Dynamic Island Standard: Building on the iPhone 14 Pro models, Dynamic Island is now a standard feature across all iPhone 15 models, enhancing user interactions and multitasking capabilities.  (Apple)
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3/11 2. USB Type-C Port: Apple has bid farewell to its proprietary lightning connector, opting for a USB Type-C port in the iPhone 15 series, aligning with industry standards for charging and connectivity.  (Apple)
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4/11 3. Action Button and Titanium Frame: Notable design changes include the introduction of the action button and a titanium frame, enhancing both aesthetics and durability. (Apple)
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5/11 4. Periscope Camera: The iPhone 15 series introduces a periscope camera, likely improving zoom capabilities and overall photography experiences. (Apple)
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6/11 Now, let's delve into the rumored upgrades expected in the iPhone 16: 1. Solid-State Buttons: While the iPhone 15 series retained physical volume buttons, it's rumored that the iPhone 16 Pro and iPhone 16 Pro Max models will introduce haptic solid-state buttons, replacing the physical volume buttons for a sleeker design. (Apple)
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7/11  2. Bigger Displays: Apple analyst Ross Young has claimed that even bigger iPhones will come next year. Apple may continue its trend of larger displays, with the iPhone 16 Pro featuring a 6.3-inch screen and the iPhone 16 Pro Max boasting a massive 6.9-inch display.  (Apple)
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8/11 3. Under-Display Face ID: Apple is considering incorporating under-display Face ID technology, eliminating the need for a notch or visible sensors for a cleaner, full-screen design, possibly arriving in 2024. Notably, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says Apple may introduce a full-screen iPhone in 2024.   (Apple)
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9/11 4. Wi-Fi 7: The iPhone 16 Pro models might feature Wi-Fi 7 technology, offering faster data transmission across 2.4GHz, 5GHz, and 6GHz bands, with speeds of up to 40 Gbps, promising improved connectivity performance.  (Apple)
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10/11 5. Port-Less iPhone 16 Ultra: There's speculation that the iPhone 16 Ultra may eliminate the USB Type-C port entirely, further simplifying the design. Additionally, this model might feature a faster processor and enhanced camera capabilities.  (Apple)
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11/11 6. Potential New iPhone Lineup: Some reports suggest that the iPhone 16 Ultra could be a completely new addition to the lineup, distinct from the existing four models, offering unique features and capabilities. (Apple)
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Resident Evil Village will be available on iPhone 15 Pro models, and M1 iPads soon. (Apple)

Apple launched the highly anticipated iPhone 15 series at its Wonderlust event on September 12. The Cupertino-based tech giant unveiled four models in total - iPhone 15, iPhone 15 Plus, iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max. Like the previous year, the iPhone 15 Pro models got a new A17 Pro SoC under the hood, with Apple dropping the ‘Bionic' moniker from the new chipsets. Surprisingly, a significant portion of the launch event went into describing the gaming capabilities of the iPhone 15 Pro models, with Apple announcing that several console games would be coming to iPhones.

Now, Capcom, the developer of the Resident Evil franchise has announced that Resident Evil Village will be arriving on the iPhone 15 soon.

Resident Evil Village launch: Details

At the Tokyo Game Show 2023, Capcom announced that Resident Evil Village will be available for the iPhone starting October 30. As per a 9to5Mac report, it will be exclusive to the iPhone 15 Pro, and iPhone 15 Pro Max as well as iPad models that are powered by M1 SoC or later. Resident Evil Village will cost $39.99 on the App Store, and one purchase will unlock the game on both iPhones and iPads, along with a feature that will sync progress across devices.

The game's DLC, called Winters' Expansion, will cost extra. As per Apple, users will need to unlock this DLC separately by paying $19.99. Resident Evil Village is already available on Macs but it is a separate purchase and the game won't unlock on iPhones and iPads even if already own it on a Mac.

Capcom also says that Resident Evil 4 will also come to iPhones, and iPads this year. Unlike Resident Evil Village, RE4 would be a universal purchase, meaning that once you buy it, it will be available on all platforms - iPhone, iPad, and Mac.

About A17 Bionic

The A17 Pro SoC of the iPhone 15 Pro models enables console-level gaming for the first time on the iPhone. It gets hardware-accelerated ray-tracing which Apple claims is 4 times faster than software-based ray-tracing. It allows more immersive AR applications and console-level gaming performance with games such as Resident Evil Village, Resident Evil 4, Death Stranding, and Assassin's Creed Mirage.

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First Published Date: 26 Sep, 16:54 IST