Resident Evil Village DLC Reveals a Fan Favourite Character Was Cut

Resident Evil Village DLC Reveals a Fan Favourite Character Was Cut

This story contains information about a character that is not in Resident Evil Village. While not a spoiler, some may want to play the game without this knowledge. [poilib element=”accentDivider”] Resident Evil Village’s Trauma Pack DLC, which comes packaged with the Collector’s, Deluxe, and Complete versions of the game, has some behind the scenes artwork that reveals a fan favourite character was originally planned to be part of Village but was ultimately cut. In ‘The Tragedy of Ethan Winters Artwork’, a artwork gallery that is provided as part of the Trauma Pack DLC, there is a set of artwork showing concept designs for Ada Wong. Rather than her classic red dress, Ada is wearing a gothic plague doctor-inspired outfit that looks closer to a Bloodborne hunter than anything in Resident Evil. [widget path=”global/article/imagegallery” parameters=”albumSlug=resident-evil-village-ada-wong-concept-art&captions=true”] “Early plans had a mysterious masked person that saves Ethan,” explains the concept art’s caption. “This was going to be Ada Wong investigating the village, but this was cut due to a number of conflicting scenarios.” A further piece of art shows a storyboard that depicts the masked Ada bursting into a courtroom and rescuing player character Ethan Winters from his captors. “An early plot point was to have Ada, disguising herself with a mask, help Ethan escape from his trial,” explains the caption. With multiple villains operating underneath Village’s big bad, it’s understandable that Ada was considered a plot thread too much for an already beefy Resident Evil game. However, it’s hard not to feel a little sad considering the fantastic design for Ada’s new appearance. Hopefully gothic Ada isn’t lost forever, because it’s not like Resident Evil is going away anytime soon. [ignvideo url=”https://www.ign.com/videos/2021/05/07/resident-evil-village-gameplay-walkthrough-the-village-arrival”] For more, check out our Resident Evil Village review. And if you’re not caught up on the story, our Resident Evil 7 speedrun playthrough will help fill you in on all the important details. [poilib element=”accentDivider”] Matt Purslow is IGN’s UK News and Entertainment Writer. 
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