Developer CAPCOM has announced that ‘Separate Ways’, the story downloadable content that has players see the events of the hit ‘Resident Evil 4’ remake from the eyes of Ada Wong, will be hitting Xbox Series consoles on the 21st of September. Along with this $9.99 DLC comes a free update to the game’s ‘The Mercenaries’ mode, which adds Ada and her rocket-stopping employer Albert Wesker as playable characters to the very fun timed attack mode.
Have a gander at the trailer, gallery, and press release below for more information about these upcoming content packs. On the fence about Resident Evil 4’s Remake? Don’t be: we loved it.
Resident Evil™ 4 Separate Ways Story DLC and The Mercenaries Update Roll out the Red Carpet on Sept. 21, 2023 for PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, Xbox Series X|S, and Steam
Resident Evil 4 VR Mode Creeping to PlayStation®VR2 This Winter
Today, Capcom revealed Separate Ways, a new story DLC for Resident Evil™ 4 that is emerging from the shadows on Sept. 21, 2023. Separate Ways explores another side of the reawakened tale, following Ada Wong on a clandestine mission that reunites the agent with Leon S. Kennedy during his search for the president’s missing daughter. Alongside the release of Separate Ways, a free update for The Mercenaries will go live the same day, introducing Ada Wong and her notorious employer Albert Wesker as playable characters for the popular bonus mode.
The new trailer also debuted thrilling footage of Resident Evil 4 VR Mode. This immersive new way to experience the main campaign of Resident Evil 4 is coming to PlayStation®VR2 as free DLC this winter. Resident Evil 4 VR Mode brings the action closer than ever before and dials up the intensity with intuitive PlayStation VR2 Sense™ controls that include dual wielding, realistic weapon handling, enhanced knife action, and more.
In Separate Ways, Ada Wong travels to a lonely and rural part of Europe to infiltrate a village controlled by the religious group known as Los Iluminados. Under orders from Albert Wesker, Ada is assigned to obtain the cult’s darkest secret: a mysterious material known as “the Amber.” Her operation intertwines with Leon S. Kennedy’s search for the president’s missing daughter, providing an alternate perspective on the main story that uncovers events that unfold behind the scenes.
Alongside the highly acclaimed gunplay, combat, and knife mechanics of Resident Evil 4, Separate Ways introduces an additional feature to the experience that takes the fast-paced action to exciting new heights. For this exhilarating mission, Ada is armed with a Grappling Gun that can be used to swing across chasms, make rapid ascents, and plunge into the depths below. She can also wield the device in combat to take on enemies in close quarters and launch into melee takedowns from a distance.
Separate Ways will be available for $9.99 USD as a downloadable add-on for Resident Evil 4 on Sept. 21 across PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, Xbox Series X|S, and PC via Steam. Resident Evil 4 VR Mode is planned for release this winter as free DLC exclusively for PlayStation VR2.
About Resident Evil 4
Resident Evil 4 joins Leon S. Kennedy six years after his hellish experiences in the biological disaster of Raccoon City. His unmatched resolve led to his recruitment as an agent reporting directly to the president of the United States. With the experience of multiple missions on his back, Leon is dispatched to rescue the president’s recently kidnapped daughter. Leon tracks her to a secluded European village, however after making first contact he discovers a fervor beyond reason grips the local populace. Resident Evil 4 preserves the essence of the original while using Capcom’s proprietary RE ENGINE to deliver modernized gameplay, a reimagined storyline, and vividly detailed graphics.
RE4 DLC Press Release