The Resident Evil 4 remake Chainsaw Demo is up, but how long is it?

How Long Is the Resident Evil 4 Remake Demo?

The Resident Evil 4 remake Chainsaw Demo is up, but how long is it?

The long awaited Resident Evil 4 remake Chainsaw Demo is out and covers the initial village portion of the game, an iconic piece of gaming history come alive with modern visuals and improved mechanics. With the game coming out on March 24 for PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC, you may be wondering how long the Resident Evil 4 demo is. We’ve got an answer.

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How Long Is the Resident Evil 4 Remake Demo? Answered

The Resident Evil 4 Chainsaw Demo demo features the first few minutes of the game with Leon infiltrating a small village in search of Ashley, where you have your first encounter with a chainsaw man

This is the area that you are able to explore in the demo. For fans of the the original RE4 this will be quite familiar. An estimated 10 to 15 minutes of playtime per playthrough, depending on how quickly you reach the village from the house you start in, which will happen pretty quickly.

While there is no technical time limit to the demo, as you can play it as many times as you like and don’t have to rush into the village, but there’s no where else for you to go. You can also unlock Mad Chainsaw Mode to get some extra time in and give yourself a real challenge.

Test all the mechanics and put into practice potential new strategies. For new players of the franchise, this is a great time to really dive deep and see if the game is one you could invest many, many hours in. Check out our growing list of Resident Evil 4 guides.

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