Infinite Darkness now available on Netflix
in Entertainment | July 12, 2021
Netflix is on again, with a new show coming to the streaming service. This time it’s the expected Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness. Covering four episodes, ranging from 20 to 30 minutes, the series is part of the 25th anniversary of the survival horror franchise. Fans have a lot to look forward to as the series will be more action-packed than the previous two Resident Evil games going back to the series’ roots.
The show takes place two years after Resident Evil 4 and stars Leon Kennedy, voiced by the actor who made Leon’s lines in Resident Evil 2. Leon is on a mission to the White House with a new group of friends when zombies invade the White House. After sending the gift to the bunker to await the end of the zombie apocalypse, Leon and his new crew make their way through the White House to end the infection. However, Leon isn’t the only person fans will recognize. Claire Redfield is also involved, hoping to expose a plot that will show the world exactly what Umbrella Corp is up to.
With the show’s first season only running for four episodes, this will be a quick watch for fans of the show if they intend to skip the entire series in one go. With a runtime reaching just under two hours, Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness is more of a movie than a show.
However, fans won’t have to wait long for more Resident Evil content from the streaming service. Netflix is aiming to run a Resident Evil live show, which tells the story of two twins who are the children of series antagonist Albert Wesker, as the series will take place both in the past and in the future. Another Resident Evil movie will also be released, which chronicles the events of Raccoon City. Players will see live versions of their favorite characters from the original Resident Evil trilogy.
Netflix released a preview of the show on YouTube in a two minute extract, starring Leon and the others leading the President into the bunker in the first episode.
For those looking for more gaming-related content on Netflix, more shows and movies are coming to the platform, with the release date for the second season of. The witcher announced, as well as The Cuphead Show. More comes from Netflix is coming and Mobile Suit Gundam: Hathaway arrives on the platform and a new Masters of the Universe series.
It looks like Netflix has its hands full for the coming year, and Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness this is just the beginning.