Twitter user AestheticGamer is known for its accurate information about Resident Evil 3 Remake, he alleges to own information directly from Capcom. According to him, Resident Evil 8 is “years away”.
On a Twitter thread he explains that a version of Resident Evil 8 was being developed by Capcom’s Core RE team back in 2016. He explains that other Resident Evil projects needed more resources and ever since, was inevitably scrapped.
A new version of Resident Evil 8 is now on development, but it has less than a year according to Dusk Golem. It seems that the leaker doesn’t have more information about RE8, he says “Don’t be surprised if I don’t respond to specific question”
Disclaimer – This information has not been verified, therefore this is not factual.
Source – Twitter
There was a version of RE8 that was in development since late 2016, though it went on pause during 2017 due to needing more hands on for RE7’s DLC and RE2 (which was behind schedule at the time). Still, there was an RE8 version that was in the works for a few years. However, it actually got officially scrapped and the project rebooted only like 6-7 months ago, so the “final” RE8 version hasn’t even been in development for a full year yet. Now these reboots often go faster because some assets and such are carried over, but don’t expect RE8 anytime soon. There also won’t be any Resident Evil remakes out in the next few years after RE3. There is a couple other Capcom games being rebooted in the same vein as RE2 & RE3 though in the RE Engine, which should be seen pretty soon. There is another Resident Evil game which will probably release next year, but it’s not a remake nor RE8. And that’s all I’m gonna’ say, now don’t bother me about RE for a while please.