How Resident Evil Village Ends, and The place the Resident Evil 9 Might Go [SPOILERS]


WARNING: This text incorporates spoilers for Resident Evil Village and Resident Evil biohazard.

So, you beat Resident Evil Village. You beat Mom Miranda and watched Ethan Winters sacrifice himself to avoid wasting his daughter, Rose. In contrast to different Resident Evil video games, Village ends with a time leap, which suggests two issues: 1.) There’s a complete story being arrange years after Village.

And a pair of.) There’s possible at the very least a decade of tales to be advised within the Resident Evil universe between the ending and the time leap. That’s numerous time, and there are many characters that would fill that point with fascinating tales of their very own. So, let’s get proper into it: what does the way forward for Resident Evil presumably appear to be?

The Father’s Story is Now Completed…?

Alright, Ethan’s in all probability actually useless. However on the time of scripting this, you need to use Village’s Photograph Mode to zoom out within the final cutscene to see that the determine that stops the automotive is Ethan’s mannequin. It’s an identical to the way it appears in the principle sport, which might counsel no time has handed for him, so my assumption is that it’s a placeholder mannequin. Nonetheless, what a mannequin to make use of. It’s attainable that Ethan, being a mold-man, continues to be alive, and if he’s, he’s in all probability seeking to assist his daughter with no matter scenario she’s discovered herself in as a possible residing weapon.

The Father’s Story IS Now Completed

If Ethan is useless, which is probably going, we’ll in all probability get a sport that entails Rose in a significant function. Because the little one of a human and a mildew man, she apparently has immense powers. Powers that require a sniper to be able to take her out at any time, in keeping with the ending. I can see Rose and an older Chris being the protagonists of a future Resident Evil, with a tutorial that offers with the “scenario” that’s talked about within the ending. 

She might use her unseen powers to battle in opposition to the following massive enemy, whereas Chris helps her along with his overpowered weapons and muscle groups. It’s arduous to take a position on what Rose’s story might be, because it’s broad open to any prospects given its placement within the timeline. One factor is for positive although: we haven’t seen the final of Rose Winters.

On the BSAA

We discover out on the finish of the sport that the BSAA, or the Bioterrorism Safety Evaluation Alliance, is utilizing mutated troopers, which doesn’t appear tremendous moral or authorized. Is it attainable that the BSAA have gotten the unhealthy guys? With out Umbrella or Tricell or Connections round to cook dinner up some new bioweapons, it looks as if issues could also be moving into that course.

Based on a letter from the BSAA to Chris, included as a part of the Trauma Pack DLC, the BSAA isn’t particularly thrilled about how essential Chris has been for the reason that Baker incident. They point out that Chris has taken private management of his Hound Wolf Squad, which suggests Chris possible now not trusts the group. I feel they might be the following big-bads that make a monster in Resident Evil 9, the place the principle enemy will probably be their zombie troopers.

That Boulder-Punching Asshole

Chris performs a significant function in Village, so it is smart that he can be an enormous a part of the sequel. Granted, we all know he doesn’t die since Rose speaks of him within the current tense, however I doubt they’d ever kill Chris in any case. I feel Chris’s story will construct on my earlier level concerning the BSAA getting shady, as he feels much more of a duty to cease bioweapons from claiming any extra lives following Ethan’s sacrifice. 

Plus, as one of many BSAA’s Unique Eleven, Chris could really feel the necessity to take down his now-corrupt group. Both approach, it positively appears like Chris would be the most important protagonist in any follow-up DLC or within the subsequent sport, ought to it keep on the narrative of Village. The fanboy in me desires him to name up Jill to take down the BSAA, as Jill and Barry have been a part of the BSAA alongside Chris. Whether or not or not the Grasp of Unlocking will present up is definitely unknown, however a man can hope.

Begin of Zoe

The Trauma Pack DLC says that Zoe Baker is looking for Ethan, Mia, and Rose, however that the BSAA largely blocked her search as soon as she discovered they have been in Europe. Zoe is aware of concerning the BSAA’s warning to Chris, and she or he is aware of that Ethan and Mia have a toddler. As a rookie journalist, Zoe might be the one to make clear the BSAA within the subsequent sport, maybe alongside Chris and anybody else he calls on to assist out. 

Whether or not they group up or not, I might see Zoe being an essential character not directly in Resident Evil 9. I feel Capcom might nonetheless do loads with Zoe, and the decided tone that her writing has within the Trauma Pack tells me that they is probably not achieved along with her but.

Finish of Ada

For individuals who aren’t conscious, Resident Evil alumni Ada Wong was initially deliberate to be in Village. She was lower in a while in improvement on account of a “variety of conflicting situations,” however she was meant to be disguised in a plague physician outfit. Whereas I feel the story stands high quality by itself, I’m at all times down for nice characters like Ada to return, and I do know many different followers really feel the identical.

I might positively see a DLC pack that reinstates Ada into the story, presumably doing reconnaissance on the village previous to Ethan’s arrival at the start of the sport. I don’t suppose she would match into the story as-is, so her look would both need to have her investigating the village for a in all probability shady group, or cleansing up any remnants within the crater that was the village after the principle sport. Both approach, I’d like to see extra Ada, and DLC is the proper technique to make that occur.

Mia’s Accountability

Lengthy shot right here, however perhaps the following sport could have Mia do some type of repentance for basically being a bioterrorist up to now– particularly since her little one could also be a bioweapon herself. Unlikely, however it definitely is bizarre that this by no means actually got here up once more.

And people are my predictions for the place a future Resident Evil sport might go. What are your ideas on the way forward for Resident Evil? Go away a remark beneath, and take a look at our assessment of Resident Evil Village.

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