Different Versions of Resident Evil 3 Remake | Resident Evil 3 Remake (RE3)

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This page contains information on Different Versions of Resident Evil 3 Remake. Read on to find out the differences!

What is Normal Version


Mature 17+ Japanese Version

The normal version is the D-rated version of the game in Japan, which the CERO has given it. This means the game is intended for aged 17+ players and is the Japanese version of the Mature 17+ rating from ESRB.

What is Z Version


Adult 18+ Japanese Version

The Z version is the Z-rated Japanese version of Resident Evil 3 Remake. This is the Japanese version of Adult 18+ rating from ESRB.

What are the Differences Between the Z Version and Normal Version

It has More Disturbing and Gruesome Scenes

Z version vs normal version
Because the age rating is higher in the Z version, there will be disturbing and grotesque scenes. This will give the game a more nightmarish feel.

Story Content Does Not Change

The two versions will still have the same story. But will not have the same amounts of gore and gruesome images. If you do not like gory and disturbing images, the normal version will let you enjoy the story without disturbing or disgusting you.

Both Have the Pre-Order Bonus

Both versions will have the pre-order bonus that comes with the game if purchased before release. See the page below for more information on the pre-order bonus.
Pre-order Bonus

Use the CERO Label to Differentiate Them

CERO Labels
Besides the different cover images for the two versions, you can also differentiate them with the CERO label. Check the CERO label before purchasing the game to make sure you get the right version!

What is Different from the North-American Version

The North-American Version is the Goriest and Gruesome Version

North American version
Because the North-American version is more lenient when it comes to violence and gore, it will have the most graphic gore and violence in the game.

Which Version Should You Get

Z Version for the Adults

If you are already 18+ and you want to see gruesome and disturbing images, it is recommended to get the Z version of the game. This will let you enjoy the horror of the Resident Evil to the fullest!

North-American Version For Even More Grotesque Scenes

If you do not think the Z version is grotesque and violent enough for you, grab the North-American version! It will have the horrific scenes you are looking for. Just make sure you do not have a weak stomach for gore!

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