Fans that are excited to play the next chapter of Capcom’s Resident Evil series have a lot of reasons to look forward to the PlayStation 5 version, as Sony has outlined the features of Resident Evil Village for the PS5, as well as confirming that the game will support ray tracing and fast loading times.

Here’s the features listed and as detailed in the official Playstation page of the game.

  • Stunning visuals: Explore Resident Evil Village’s beautiful yet terrifying vistas and locales in 4K* with Ray Tracing.

  • Fast loading: Instantly pick up right where you left off with almost no load times, thanks to the power of the PS5 console’s ultra-high speed SSD.

  • Adaptive triggers: Feel the weight and pull of weapon triggers for an even more immersive experience.
  • Haptic feedback: Simulate the feeling of firing a real gun with haptic feedback.
  • Tempest 3D AudioTech on compatible headphones: Surround yourself with the carefully crafted music and sounds of survival horror in Resident Evil Village. 3D Audio enhances the experience by making you feel the hair-raising sounds coming from every direction.

*Dynamic 4K and HDR require a compatible 4K & HDR compatible TV or display.

As a direct sequel to 2017’s Resident Evil 7: Biohazard, RE Village will once again be put players in control of Ethan Winters and played from a first-person perspective. Set a few years after the events of RE7, Ethan’s world comes crashing down when Chris Redfield pays him a visit — setting off a chain of events that leads to a mysterious European village in a search for answers that can only lead to danger and tragedy.

Be sure to check out our related feature on Resident Evil 3 possibly getting a cloud version for the Nintendo Switch.

Resident Evil Village will be released for the PS5, Xbox Series X|S and PC sometime in 2021.