How many chapters in Resident Evil 4 Remake? Time to beat & full chapter list

Joseph Pascoulis
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Resident Evil 4 Remake fans are wondering how many chapters are in the game, and how many hours it will take to beat the survival horror classic.

The Resident Evil 4 Remake is one of 2023’s most exciting releases, as it marks the return of a classic in the survival horror genre, which has started to make a resurgence in recent years.

As players flock to the game to start solving puzzles and unlock new costumes, many are wondering how long Resident Evil 4 Remake is and how many chapters there are to complete.

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Resident Evil games are often broken up into chapters, giving players a rough idea of how far through the story they are, and Resident Evil 4 is no different. But being one of the franchise’s longer games, what is its time to beat?

How long to beat Resident Evil 4 Remake?

According to howlongtobeat, Resident Evil 4 Remake’s main story takes around 16 hours to complete, which is one of the series’ longest games. For those completionists out there, you’re looking at closer to the 30-hour mark.

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In an interview with PC Gamer, Yoshiaki Hirabayashi, a producer behind the remake, confirmed that the game is a very similar length to the original. While the game alters many aspects of the original, stripping certain elements away and adding others, its time-to-beat is almost identical.

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leon Kennedy aiming down gun in resident evil 4 remakeResident Evil 4 is one of the longest in the franchise.

How many chapters are there in Resident Evil 4 Remake?

Resident Evil 4 Remake has 16 chapters for players to beat, taking place over six main sections; The Village, The Valley, The Lake, The Church, The Villa, and The Checkpoint.

Here’s a full breakdown of all of the Resident Evil 4 Remake chapters:

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Resident Evil 4 Remake chapter list

  1. Mission Underway
  2. Gift in the Blood
  3. Infested Inside
  4. The First Daughter
  5. Glimmer of Hope
  6. Farewell, Village of Terror
  7. Shadows Within
  8. Reunited
  9. Dire Situation
  10. The Depths of Hell
  11. Adios, Caballero
  12. Overthrowing the Castle
  13. Another Rescue
  14. Letting Go of the Past
  15. I’ll Do My Job
  16. Darkest Before Dawn

It’s important to note that each section is of varying lengths, with some also being more difficult than others. Certain chapters are more drawn-out sequences that will take an hour or more to get through, while others are made up solely of boss fights that don’t take as long.


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