Resident Evil 4 Remake - Is Separate Ways Available in the Game?

Is Separate Ways Available in Resident Evil 4 Remake (Biohazard RE:4)? Included are details on Separate Ways campaign and the possibility of the extra game mode being part of a DLC Expansion in the future. Resident Evil 4 Remake was released on March 24, 2023, for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC via Steam.

Resident Evil 4 Remake (Biohazard RE:4) - Is Separate Ways Available in the Game?

Is Separate Ways Available in Resident Evil 4 Remake (Biohazard RE:4)?

What is Separate Ways in Resident Evil 4?

Separate Ways is an additional campaign that is unlocked after finishing main story of the original Resident Evil 4. In this post-game mode, players take control of Ada Wong who is sent on a mission to the Los Illuminados village. Clearing this extra campaign rewards players with the Chicago Typewriter machine gun and a new costume for Leon.

Is Separate Ways available in the official release of Resident Evil 4 Remake?

Not included on the game’s release.

While Separate Ways will not be available on the March 24 launch date of Resident Evil 4 Remake (Biohazard RE 4), an improved version of the unlockable campaign may be added through DLC updates in the future. The game’s developers likely want to give players time to explore the content and features of the base game before releasing new updates.

May be included as part of a free or paid DLC Expansion.

There are rumors that Separate Ways may be part of an upcoming Resident Evil 4 Remake DLC which may either be a free or paid expansion. Along with the possible addition of Assignment: Ada which appeared in the original version of the game, Separate Ways is expected to be among the most anticipated post-launch features for the remake, especially for fans of the mysterious Ada Wong.

Resident Evil 4 Remake Game Overview

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Resident Evil 4 Remake (Biohazard RE:4) is a current-generation console remake of Resident Evil 4 released in 2005 for the PlayStation 2. This modern version is scheduled for release on March 24, 2023, for the PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X and Series S, and Microsoft Windows (Steam).

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Resident Evil 4 Remake follows the story of Special Agent Leon S. Kennedy who is sent on a mission to rescue the President of the United States’ daughter Ashley Graham after the latter is abducted by the violent Los Illuminados Cult based in village in Spain.

New Features and Gameplay Mechanics


Resident Evil 4 Remake (Biohazard RE:4) - Mash Knife Stance (Parry)

A new parry action has been added that allows you to counter incoming enemy attacks using a knife. If done successfully, the foe’s attack will be interrupted, preventing you from taking damage. The remake even allows players to perform impressive feats such as parrying hurled projectiles (axes, knives, rocks, etc.) with enough practice and skills.

Resident Evil 4 Remake (Biohazard RE:4) - Parry Projectiles

With good timing, it is also possible to execute a perfect parry which causes the enemy to flinch and be forced into a vulnerable state for a short period. During this time, you can run up to the target and throw out a melee attack to knock them down.

Knife Durability

Resident Evil 4 Remake (Biohazard RE:4) - Knife Durability

Knife durability is a new mechanic in the game which indicates the condition of Leon’s Combat Knife. As you use the blade to attack, parry, or break free from an enemy’s grab, the weapon loses some of its durability. To restore the Combat Knife to its best condition, you must take it to the Weapons Merchant and have him repair it for a fee.

Failing to maintain the Combat Knife will cause it to break. This nearly-useless state prevents you from using the weapon effectively and makes parries unavailable in battle.

Crouching and Emergency Dodge

Resident Evil 4 Remake (Biohazard RE:4) - Crouching

New crouch and emergency dodge actions have also been implemented in the remake. Press the ○ button lets you drop down low to the ground which is useful for hiding from view or avoiding attacks that mostly hit the upper body. Crouching can also be done to avoid the Parasite enemy’s sickle throw attack.

Emergency dodge, meanwhile, is an action that has appeared in recent remakes of Resident Evil games. This maneuver gives you an extra option to avoid getting hit and is generally useful for survivability throughout the game.

New Enemies

Resident Evil 4 Remake (Biohazard RE:4) - New Enemy

New enemies not found in the original version of the game are also added in the remake. Among the unfamiliar foes is what appears to be a muscular Ganado wearing a cow’s head as a sort of grotesque mask. This new human enemy also wields a giant hammer and is expected to pose a difficult challenge when encountered during the main story.

New Weapons

Resident Evil 4 Remake (Biohazard RE 4) - Sentinel Nine Handgun and Skull Shaker Shotgun (Extra DLC Pack)

New armaments such as the “Sentinel Nine” handgun and the “Skull Shaker” shotgun also appear in the game as bonuses for purchasing the Extra DLC Pack (included in the Resident Evil 4 Remake Digital Deluxe Edition and Collector’s Edition). A submachine that resembles the MP5 has been featured in one of the game’s official trailers as well.

Resident Evil 4 Remake - New Weapon

New Merchant Requests

Resident Evil 4 Remake (Biohazard RE:4) - Merchant Requests

New side missions called Merchant Requests can also be undertaken in the updated version of the game. Clearing these optional quests rewards you with Spinels, a rare type of currency that can be traded with the Weapons Merchant for useful equipment, supplies, and other items.

Item Crafting

Resident Evil 4 Remake (Biohazard RE:4) - Crafting List

An item crafting system similar to those that appeared in previous Resident Evil titles has also been added to the remake. Using item recipes purchased at the Weapons Merchant, you will be able to make various healing items, ammunition, explosives, and other consumables from ingredients gathered throughout the game.

New Costumes

Resident Evil 4 Remake (Biohazard RE:4) - Leon Casual Outfit Resident Evil 4 Remake (Biohazard RE:4) - Leon Villain Outfit

New costumes for Leon, Ashley, and other major characters can be accessed in the 2023 version of the game. These include special bonus outfits unlocked for purchasing the Digital Deluxe or Collector’s Edition and those that become available for meeting certain conditions during the main story.

New Trophies and Achievements

The remake also has an updated list of trophies and achievements that set it apart from its source material. There are also new trophies unlocked for meeting certain objectives related to new content in this version of the game.

Japanese Voice Acting

The remake also features new Japanese voice acting that was previously unavailable in the 2005 release on the PlayStation 2. The Japanese cast includes Toshiyuki Morikawa as Leon S. Kennedy, Akari Kito as Ashley Graham, and Kenjiro Tsuda as Luis Serra.

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