How Long Does It Take to Beat RE3 | Resident Evil 3 Remake (RE3)

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This page contains information on how long it can take to beat Resident Evil 3 Remake. Read on to learn how many hours does a playthrough take and what you can do after completing the game.

How Long Does It Take to Beat RE3

First Playthrough Can be Beaten in 6 Hours

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It will take on average around 6 hours to complete Story mode the first time on "Standard" mode and without completing everything. Can be finished earlier if played on "Assisted" and finished later if played on "Hardcore".

If you are having trouble completing the game, check out our Story walkthrough guides:
Story Walkthrough

Subsequent Playthroughs Can Be Done in 4 Hours or Less

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If you have already finished Story mode once, you can finish another playthrough in 4 hours or less. Now knowing the story and item positions, you can skip cutscenes and focus on playing through the game.

Completing Everything Can Take Around 13 Hours

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If you try to complete everything in the game getting 100%, it can take around 13 hours on average. Getting 100% would mean completing all the records and buying all the items in the shop.

This can take a while to complete. Check out our 100% guide to make this task quicker and easier.
100% Walkthrough

What Can do You After Beating RE3

The Shop is Unlocked

Shop
You will unlock the shop after completing Story mode the first time. The shop contains items and weapons that can be bought with points that you earn through completing records.

These items can help through playthroughs and are usually recommended to have to complete harder difficulties and getting S rank in them.

Check out what you can buy in the shop with this guide:
All Shop Weapons and Items

Harder Difficulties to Play

Inferno Mode
If you beat the game on "Hardcore". the first time, you will unlock a new mode called "Nightmare" mode, and upon completing that mode you will unlock "Inferno" mode. These modes are much more difficult and will even require infinite weapons just to complete.

Mode Difference
Nightmare ・Enemies are more aggressive and stronger
・Items and enemies will have new placements
Inferno ・Enemies are stronger then in Nighmare mode
・There are fewer Typewriters and Item Boxes to find
・No Autsave

Read the guide below for more information on the modes.
How Difficult are Nightmare and Inferno Mode?

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Controls and Techniques

Basic Controls How to Dodge
How to Aim Quick Turn
Tips for Critical Hits Tips for Headshots

Guides & Walkthroughs

How to Cure Parasite Status Safe Codes and Locker Combinations
Item Combination List How to Combine Items
Unlockable Content How to Farm Points Fast
List of Puzzles How to Unlock Minimalist

Other Tips & Guides

Pre-order Bonuses New Features
Mr. Charlie Doll Locations All Shop Weapons and Items
Differences Between Normal and Z Versions List of Trailers
How to Unlock Nightmare and Inferno Mode How Difficult are Nightmare and Inferno Mode?

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4 Anonymous18 days

>>3 ikr? i mean developers put in a lot of hours creating this game and someone wants to finish it under an hour lol i wish they'd appreciate the game more

3 Anonymous22 days

>>2 I really don't get why people want to rush to finish the game instead of enjoying every detail of the game while playing

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