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Resident Evil 7’s free DLC is delayed

‘Not a Hero’ won’t come out this spring, as planned

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Resident Evil 7 biohazard's free DLC is not launching this spring as planned.

The game's director and producer explained the delay in a three-minute video to fans (above). Basically, the DLC at this point isn't up to standard and won't be by the end of the quarter.

Director Koshi Nakanishi said that the development team "got close to completing the game content.

"However, in light of the incredible reception to the release of Resident Evil 7, we concluded that this DLC was not good enough to meet those high expectations," he said.

"Our aim for this content is to match the high quality of the main game, so we need more development time," producer Masachika Kawata added.

The DLC, when it launches, will still be free.

Not A Hero, announced back in February, will bring back Chris Redfield, one of the protagonists from the first Resident Evil and several of its sequels.

Jun Takeuchi, the executive producer of Resident Evil 7, concluded the video with his regrets at the delay, but added that "we are also working on a further piece of DLC." No other details or timing for its launch were given.

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