Is the Resident Evil 4 Separate Ways DLC Free? – Answered

Is the DLC expansion to the remake's story going to be free?

Resident Evil 4 Remake Ada Wong in Separate Ways DLC
Screenshot by Prima Games

Resident Evil 4 Remake fans are already expecting the most out of the upcoming DLC Separate Ways. However, one question that has permeated the community is whether or not this add-on for the game will be free. In this article, we answer this question and provide a small rundown of what to expect with the Separate Ways DLC.

Is Resident Evil 4 Separate Ways DLC Free?

Unfortunately, some fans might be disappointed to know that the Separate Ways add-on for Resident Evil 4 Remake will not be free. The DLC content will cost $9.99 USD for every player across all platforms including PlayStation, PC, and Xbox.

The game will, however, receive an additional free update which will include two playable characters for the game’s Mercenaries Mode. These characters are the secret agent Ada Wong and longtime series antagonist Albert Wesker.

What is Separate Ways?

The Separate Ways DLC will explain Ada Wong’s involvement in the Resident Evil 4 main campaign. The story will also feature the return of characters such as Luis Sera and new characters like the longstanding series antagonist Albert Wesker. The expansion will also feature some new monsters to fight against and some familiar sequences fans might be familiar with.

In a pre-launch trailer that shows everything coming to the Separate Ways expansion, we can also catch glimpses of Ada Wong’s gameplay as she uses her Hookshot to not only traverse through various places but to take down enemy shields and close the distance between her and the enemies to deliver melee attacks from up-close.

Resident Evil 4 Separate Ways DLC will be available on September 21, 2023. Are you still wondering if you should play Resident Evil 4 Remake? Check out how many awards it took home at the recent Horror Game Awards 2023.

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