Resident Evil: Code Veronica X Comes to PS4 This Month

Capcom has announced a PlayStation 4 re-release for Resident Evil: Code Veronica X.

The upgraded version of the classic game will be re-released as a PlayStation 2 Classic on the PlayStation 4 on May 9th in North America and May 10th in Europe.

Originally released back in 2001 for the PlayStation 2 and Nintendo Gamecube, the game was nearly identical to the Dreamcast original save for the new cutscenes and small graphical changes. A high-definition remaster was released for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 back in 2011, however this is the original non-HD release.

Capcom internally considers Code Veronica the true sequel to Resident Evil 2, despite the fact that it’s not a numbered entry in the series. Its predecessor, Resident Evil 3: Nemesis, was released in 1999 and takes place just prior to the T-virus outbreak in the second game.

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  • Wasn’t it originally released on Dreamcast?

  • The original was released on Dreamcast. The X version was PS2 / Gamecube.

  • Ah, got it. These names can get so confusing…

  • Uncle Ocelot

    I was hoping for a port of the remaster, with a coinciding PC release. Oh well, the PS2 version is fine.

  • Fenrir007

    Wait, why not use the PS3 remaster? This doesn’t make sense.

  • sanic

    code veronica sucked so I get why they never bothered to rerelease it on disc.

  • Jose Flanders

    I couldn’t beatdiddlyeat this game a ding dong diddly without a Gamesharkarino…Senoir.

  • sAy_YaS

    So Capcom can resell it again in a year or two.

  • Fenrir007

    That makes too much damn sense, dammit!

  • Nalferd

    Chris Redfield on steroids.

  • Vladimir Chertok

    its not HD so does that mean i should buy it for my ps3 instead.

  • sAy_YaS

    yes, it is unfortunate.

  • Kainevil Rc

    I only care about the Steam release. And frankly a RE3 Remake would be way more interesting.