Resident Evil 3 Remake: Was a Switch version in development?
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Resident Evil 3 Remake: Was a Switch version in development?

Lloyd Coombes
25 March 2020

New information has surfaced suggesting you might be able to take Nemesis in your pocket.

Resident Evil 3 Remake is launching on April 3rd on PS4, Xbox One, and PC, but could it have been coming to the Switch at one point?

According to a new datamine, it was in the works for Nintendo's hybrid system.

Here's all we know.

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Is Resident Evil 3: Remake Coming to Switch?

Thanks to dataminer FluffyQuack, we know that within the demo's files is a reference for a notification along the lines of “this game has an autosave feature, please do not turn off your system" which directly references the Switch.

Increasing the intrigue is the demo's option to go straight to a store like PSN or Xbox Live to pre-order. Within the game's files is a link to the eShop.

With Resident Evil 3: Remake being a very graphically intensive game, we'd imagine a port may have been in development before being cancelled and these files are essentially just leftover parts.

That said, Resident Evil 7 was made available in Japan for streaming only, so there's always the chance Resi 3 Remake gets the same treatment.

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