Capcom has announced a free accessibility update for Resident Evil Village. The new update is said to bring closed captions and toggles for subtitle size. It will be released alongside the launch of the Winters’ Expansion and Gold Edition on October 28, 2022.
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The subtitle options added will now allow players to change the size, colour, and background making them much easier to read. Along with that, the subtitles will even display who’s speaking during cutscenes in Story Mode.
With the new update, the following features will be added to the game:
- Subtitle size, colour & background toggles
- Speaker name displayed in story mode
- Closed captions
- Permanent reticle
Since this is a free update, it will be available to anyone who owns the base game of Resident Evil Village. As for the Winter’s Expansion pack, it will add in a few more features and modes, however, users will need to get that separately. It will include a third-person view, the Shadows of Rose story expansion, and additions to the Mercenaries mode that will allow you to play as the Lady Dimitrescu too.
Released in 2021, Resident Evil Village is a sequel to Resident Evil 7 Biohazard. The game is available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series S|X, and PC. It takes place a few years after the events of the previous game. The game reintroduces the main character Ethan along with Mia, who has moved to a new location. Players take control of Etan who seeks to uncover the truth of the mysteries affecting a village.
A free accessibility update for all Resident Evil Village users is coming alongside the Winters' Expansion and Gold Edition in October, adding:
– Subtitle size, color & background toggles
– Speaker name display in story mode
– Closed captions
– Permanent reticle
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