If you are planning to get the Resident Evil 4 Remake digitally, then you can choose between the Standard and Deluxe Editions. To see what the major differences are between these two SKUs, you can check out this comparison guide at Seeking Tech.
Resident Evil 4 Remake Standard Edition vs. Deluxe Edition Comparison Chart
You can find our comparison table breakdown for the contents being offered by both the Standard and Deluxe Editions of this survivor horror game below:
|Resident Evil 4 Remake Standard Edition||Resident Evil 4 Remake Deluxe Edition|
|Gold Attaché Case||Included with pre-order||Included with pre-order|
|Red Eagle Handgun Ammo Charm||Included with pre-order||Included with pre-order|
|Resident Evil 4 Mini Soundtrack||Included with pre-order on PS4 or PS5||Included with pre-order on PS4 or PS5|
|Classic Attaché Case||Not included||Included with pre-order|
|Green Herb Charm||Not included||Included with pre-order|
|Casual Leon and Ashley Costumes||Not included||Included|
|Romantic Leon and Ashley Costumes||Not included||Included|
|Sporty Sunglasses Leon Accessory||Not included||Included|
|Hero Leon Costume and Filter||Not included||Included|
|Villian Leon Costume and Filter||Not included||Included|
|Sentinel Nine Deluxe Weapon||Not included||Included|
|Skull Shaker Deluxe Weapon||Not included||Included|
|Expansion Treasure Map||Not included||Included|
|Original Version Soundtrack Swap||Not included||Included|
The Standard and Deluxe Edition comes with the base game, which is a full remake of the acclaimed Resident Evil 4. The original was first released in 2005 for the Nintendo Gamecube and has since been ported over to multiple platforms.
The remake is currently being released for the PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series S and Xbox Series X.
In terms of pre-order bonuses, both editions of the new RE4 comes with a Gold Attaché Case and Red Eagle Handgun Ammo Charm.
The Gold Attaché Case will increase the drop rate of Pesetas while the Red Eagle Handgun Ammo Charm will increase the chances of crafting more ammo for your handgun.
If you pre-ordering the PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 5 version of Resident Evil 4 Remake, then you will also get the Resident Evil 4 Mini Soundtrack that can be downloaded from the console’s PlayStation Store App.
Deluxe Edition Exclusive Pre-Order Bonuses
The Resident Evil 4 Deluxe Edition comes with two additional pre-order bonuses.
One of which is the Classic Attaché Case, which increases the drop rate of gun powder in the game.
The other bonus is the Green Herb Charm, which increases the amount of health being restored when using a green herb.
Extra DLC Pack
By getting the deluxe edition of this game, you will also receive the Resident Evil 4 Extra DLC Pack.
This bundle includes the Casual and Romantic couple costumes for both Leon and Ashely. Moreover, you will receive the Hero and Villian costumes for Leon, which also features the Hero and Villian filters that will add a specialized color filter to the graphics. One last cosmetic item is the Sporty Sunglasses Leon Accessory.
In terms of gameplay, this DLC pack contains the Sentinel Nine handgun and Skull Shaker shotgun. Furthermore, you will get an expanded treasure map that will show off more treasure locations when compared to the normal one you find in the game.
Last but not least, you will also be able to swap out the soundtrack and sound effects of the Resident Evil 4 Remake with the music tracks and sounds from the original Resident Evil 4.
The Resident Evil 4 Remake Deluxe Edition comes with additional costumes and visual filters.
Furthermore, you should be able to have a much easier time with this survivor horror game with the more expensive SKU thanks to the additions of the Sentinel Nine Deluxe Weapon, Skull Shaker Deluxe Weapon, Expansion Treasure Map as well as power-ups that increases gun powder drop rate and green herd restoration.
So, if you want as much content and/or help as possible when playing the remake of RE4, then you should consider getting the Deluxe Edition. Otherwise, the Standard Edition is the more affordable option.