- The remake of Resident Evil 4 will be released on December 20 for the iPhone 15 Pro, recent iPads and select Macs.
- The iOS version of the base game will cost $59.99, the same as the PC and PS4 versions. The $9.99 Separate Ways DLC will also be available for purchase from day one.
- The game uses Apple’s MetalFX resolution upscaling technology and requires 19.3 GB of storage space on iOS devices. It will also have physical controller support, similar to the recently released mobile version of Resident Evil Village.
The Resident Evil 4 remake will reach iPhone 15 Pro, recent iPad models, and select Macs on December 20. Capcom announced the release date just days after the debut of the iOS port of Resident evil villagewhich hit the App Store on October 30 as the publisher’s first major vote of confidence for the gaming capabilities of the iPhone 15 Pro line.
The mobile versions of both Residential evil games were announced by Apple in mid-September as part of the tech giant’s product showcase, where the 2023 iPhone series was officially unveiled. Resident evil village then hit the App Store as a free app, allowing users to try out the demo section before deciding whether to pay $15.99 for the full game and $9.99 for the DLC.
Since the Resident Evil 4 remake was also treated to a well-received Chainsaw demo on both PC and consoles, it’s likely that the iOS version of the game will use the same release model. Capcom has confirmed that the $9.99 mobile version of the Separate Ways DLC will launch alongside the base game on December 20. In the meantime, Apple users can already pre-order the game. Resident Evil 4 remake via the App Store. The (full) iOS version of the survival horror will be available for $59.99, just like its PC and PS4 counterparts.
The Resident Evil 4 remake will be available on the A17 Pro-powered iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max, as well as all devices using Apple’s M-series chips: the M1, M2 and M3. In that regard, this upcoming port will be identical to the mobile version of Resident evil village. Since Apple’s recent silicon is shared between its high-end tablet, notebook and desktop lineups, the latest mainline Residential evil game will also be available on select Mac, MacBook and iMac models.
Resident Evil 4 Remake Supported Apple Devices List
- Mac Mini (M1, 2020) or newer
- Mac Pro (2023)
- Mac Studio (2022) or newer
- MacBook Air (M1, 2020) or newer
- MacBook Pro (13-inch, M1, 2020) or newer
- iMac (24-inch, M1, 2021) or newer
- iPad Air (2022)
- iPad Pro (2021) or newer
- iPhone 15 Pro
- iPhone 15 Pro Max
Capcom has confirmed that Resident Evil 4 will take advantage of MetalFX, a resolution upscaling solution that is essentially Apple’s own alternative to Nvidia’s DLSS. The game requires 19.3 GB of storage space on iOS devices, so it’s about 75% more compressed compared to its PC counterpart, according to the App Store listing. Support for physical controllers will also be part of the package, as was the case with the mobile version of Resident evil village.
Resident Evil 4 won’t be the last AAA game to hit the App Store in the near future; an iOS version of Assassin’s Creed Mirage is also in the works, and Ubisoft plans to release it in early 2024. Meanwhile, the iPhone 15 Pro and iPad ports of Death Stranding: Director’s Cut The launch is scheduled for December 2.
Resident Evil 4 Remake
Capcom’s game, a remake of 2005’s Resident Evil 4, follows Leon S. Kennedy as he goes on a mission to rescue the daughter of the President of the United States from the Los Illuminados cult. Resident Evil 4 (2023) combines survival horror and third-person shooter gameplay, building on the success of the 2019 Resident Evil 2 remakes and the 2020 Resident Evil 3 remakes.
- Residential evil
- PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S
- March 24, 2023
- Survival horror
- M for adults 17+ due to blood and gore, intense violence, strong language
- How long to beat
- 16 hours
- PS Plus availability