The Biohazard Declassified site has published information received from a source close to the site, which claims to have the first details about Resident Evil 8. The details were leaked by a person who had previoously leaked Project Resistance on the GameFAQs site 10 months before official announcement.

Among the rumored or details details we know following;

  • Ethan of Resident Evil 7 will return as playable characters
  • Resident Evil 8 was tested last year.
  • It will not be called Resident Evil 8, but it will have a more ingenious name.
  • It will be in first person as Resident Evil 7
  • The game begins in a village that leads to a castle.
  • The scenarios will be rural, snowy and mountainous. Possibly set in Europe.
  • Regular zombies will appear instead of the Resident Evil 7 Molded.
  • There is a grim enemy that will stalk you, but will escape in case you shoot him.
  • There are creatures similar to wolves (or werewolves) that will attack the player in certain areas.
  • Chris Redfield will also be present in some way.

These rumors align with those published by insider Nibel: