How to get the Resident Evil 4 remake pre order bonus

Leon S. Kennedy in Resident Evil 4 Remake.


Leon S. Kennedy in Resident Evil 4 Remake.
March 27, 2023: Resident Evil 4 remake is out now, so grab your pre order bonus while you can!

Want to make sure you don't go a second without your promised freebies in Capcom's next survival horror remake? Here's how to get the Resident Evil 4 remake pre order bonus. Now the game has released, it's time to get your hands on this pre order loot.

Resident Evil 4 is an iconic title that's had a far-reaching impact on players and developers alike over the last 20 years. Following on from the RE2/3 remakes, this one comes with heaps of pre order bonuses for those who jump in early.

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How to get the Resident Evil 4 remake pre order bonus

If you want to receive your Resident Evil 4 remake pre order bonus you first need to make sure you pre ordered a copy of the game from your preferred store. Your console's digital storefront will work, too. Here is the list of all console marketplaces where you could purchase the game prior to release:

If you're still clinging to physical media, you could try to pre order Resident Evil 4 from various retailers. For example, here is the link to the game’s page on Amazon.

Now the game is out, you can expect a DLC code in your box (or email if ordering online). If you buy the game digitally through your console, the DLC extras will likely flag automatically, with a notice appearing when you first boot the game.

From there, you'll either find them in a menu on the startup screen or have access to them in your item box from the start.

The preorder bonuses in Resident Evil 4.
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Resident Evil 4 remake pre order skins

There are two special items that you can get at launch with the standard version of the game:

  • Attache Case (Gold)
  • Handgun ammo (Charm)

If you pick up the Deluxe Edition version, you'll also get the following:

  • Attache case (Classic)
  • Green Herb (Charm)
Ada Wong in Resident Evil 4 Remake.
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Resident Evil 4 remake Deluxe Edition pre order bonuses

Also, you can get these added bonuses from the Deluxe Edition of the game:

  • The Casual skins for Leon and Ashley
  • The Romantic skins for Leon and Ashley
  • The Hero skin for Leon and the thematic filter
  • The Villain skin for Leaon and the thematic filter
  • The Sentinel Nine pistol
  • The Skull Shaker shotgun
  • The Treasure Map Expansion
  • The Sporty Sunglasses accessory
  • The original’s game soundtrack

As you can see, there are tons of benefits that you can get for pre ordering the standard or deluxe edition of Resident Evil 4 remake. Just take your pick and weigh up the price difference for what you want.

If you can imagine getting a little stuck on some of the game's notoriously tricky boss fights, bookmark our Resident Evil 4 remake Saddler boss guide for a quick link to helpful information at launch.

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