Sony is not 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’s a pleasing advert that does it is job of serving to promote the upcoming console, however the actual deal with is getting a stunning 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 exhibits off one of many werewolf-like enemies stalking Osaka. Seeing it in motion, the sport positively seems like a fusion of Resident Evil 7’s design with Resident Evil 4’s aesthetic. Thankfully, the video does an excellent job of slicing away from the bounce scares in order to not completely spoil them. Of course, if you wish to go into Resident Evil Village fully blind, you in all probability shouldn’t watch this. Still, whereas it isn’t the deepest take a look at the sport (which should not shock anybody) it is greater than you’d in all probability anticipate from an advert like this.
Resident Evil Village is the eighth mainline entry within the collection, selecting up a number of years after the occasions of Resident Evil 7: Biohazard. Players as soon as once more management Ethan Winters, and the sport options the return of Chris Redfield. Village presents a thematic departure for the collection by centering on witchcraft and folklore moderately than zombies and bioweapons; so far as we are able to inform at the very least. The sport is slated to reach on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S (and perhaps last-gen consoles) in 2021.