Resident Evil 9’s Protagonist Should Be One of the Classic Characters
Capcom’s legendary survival horror franchise made an immediate comeback with 2017’sResident Evil 7After 2021, Resident Evil VillageThe franchise seems to be more popular than ever. BothResident Evil 7, Resident Evil villageFans are eager to see the next evolution of the 25-year old series. Resident Evil 9Next comes the fun part.
Resident Evil 7 brought the franchise back to its survival horror roots, with many similarities to the original Resident Evil 4. Resident Evil 7 introduced some new ideas, but Resident Evil 7 took more risks. It also used parallels to Resident Evil 4’s storytelling, characters and setting. Resident Evil 9 is reportedly the conclusion to the story that began in Resident Evil 7. However, Ethan’s return seems less likely this time. It could be time for some classic characters to tie up loose ends.
Resident Evil introduced many characters with distinct personalities over the past 25 years. Every Resident Evil protagonist is a unique combination of a different personality, a committed fandom, and a range of backgrounds, including rookie cops and government agents.
Capcom has not done justice to many of its iconic characters, who are still waiting for closure. Jill Valentine has been missing from the Resident Evil 5 events. There hasn’t been any information on her whereabouts, except for a short mention in Resident Evil Revelations 2. Dusk Golem, a prominent Resident Evil leaker, has a new rumour that Jill Valentine could play a major role in Resident Evil 9. This seems plausible given her connections with Chris Redfield.