Resident Evil 4 Remake Mercenaries mode is a fan-favourite, post-game mode from the long-running series, but was missing from the RE4 Remake at launch. Thankfully for players of the hotly-anticipated remake, The Mercenaries has been added as a post-game DLC.
Resident Evil 4 Remake has already earned its place as one of the best PC games around, but once you’ve completed the main game, you surely want to know what’s next for Leon and the gang. The Mercenaries is a full-throttle post-game mode in which you simply have to kill as many enemies as possible in an allotted time – the more points, the better, naturally. Typically, there are multiple maps and playable characters to choose from in the horror game, with different unlocks available by playing them all. That said, here’s everything you need to know about Resident Evil 4 Remake Mercenaries rewards, maps, and more.
Resident Evil 4 Remake Mercenaries rewards
At the moment, the only unlockable reward in The Mercenaries is the Handcannon, which is unlocked by achieving an S-rank – a score of at least 200,000 – in all three stages.
The Handcannon is also available for completing the main story on Professional mode without using bonus weapons. However, unlocking the Handcannon in Mercenaries is far easier by most standards, so if you are still to get your hands on one of the best Resident Evil 4 Remake weapons, perhaps to use it to obtain that Resident Evil 4 Remake S rank, then this is perhaps the way to go. Once unlocked, the Handcannon is available for 1,000 CP in the Extra Content shop.
The other unlockables in Resident Evil 4 Remake The Mercenaries are the remaining playable characters, as only Leon is available at first.
- Luis Serra – Achieve Rank A or higher as Leon in any stage.
- Jack Krauser – Achieve Rank A or higher as Luis in any stage.
- HUNK – Achieve Rank A or higher as Krauser in any stage.
The Mercenaries playable characters
The four playable characters in Resident Evil 4 Remake The Mercenaries are:
- Leon S Kenney
- Jack Krauser
- Luis Serra
This differs from leaked information before the mode’s release date, which seemed to reveal that, like in the original Resident Evil 4 Mercenaries mode, Ada Wong and Albert Wesker would be playable.
Datamined information from biohazarddoctor also revealed what were assumed to be The Mercenaries cosmetics for Leon and Ada. Instead, it seems Ada and Wesker might return to the post-game mode in the future. Perhaps some issues with Ada came about from harrassment the Ada Wong voice actor received following the Resident Evil 4 release date, which may also put a spanner in the works for the Resident Evil 4 Remake Separate Ways mode, too.
Resident Evil 4 Remake Mercenaries maps
There are three the Mercenaries maps, or stages, in Resident Evil 4 Remake at the present time, with a fourth suspected to be added in a future update.
- The Village
- The Castle
- The Island
The Castle is immediately unlocked upon completing one run-through of The Village, regardless of your score. The same is said for The Island, upon one completion of The Castle.
That’s everything you need to know about the Resident Evil 4 Mercenaries rewards and unlocks, providing a few hours of additional gameplay out of the already excellent RE4 Remake. We back up the claim of it being excellent in our Resident Evil 4 Remake review, and we also have a bunch of Resident Evil 4 tips for success if you’re still struggling through the main game.