How to unlock and play the Mercenaries Mode DLC in Resident Evil 4 Remake

Mercenaries Mode is back in the Resident Evil 4 Remake as a DLC, where you will get to experience the game in the shoes of other characters. After about two weeks since the release of the base game, the Mercenaries Mode is back in action.

As mentioned earlier, this DLC will allow you to play as other characters from the Resident Evil universe. Not just that, there are exciting rewards that you can unlock by killing enemies in the DLC. Therefore, if you are interested to know how to unlock and play the Mercenaries Mode in Resident Evil 4 Remake, read on.

Resident Evil 4 Remake: A comprehensive guide to Unlock the Mercenaries Mode

The Mercenaries Mode DLC has released at midnight of April 7 EST. Therefore, it is high time that you get it from your platform game store. For example, if you have bought the base game on Steam, you will find the DLC available there now.

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Mercenaries Mode on Steam (Image via Steam)

Keep in mind that you have to keep your game updated to the latest 1.4 patch, to play this DLC in Resident Evil 4.

How to play The Mercenaries DLC

In the Mercenaries mode of Resident 4 Remake, you can play in 3 different maps – The Village, The Castle, and The Island. You will find The Village unlocked already by default. You will have to play through the DLC to unlock The Castle and The Island. Leon will be your initial character to fend off hordes of enemies. A time limit of 2 mins will be given to you at the start, and with every kill, you gain a few seconds. The more enemies you kill, the more points you earn.

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Leon gameplay in the Mercenaries (Image via Gaming HD)

You earn a score depending on the fight you put on. Further, the amount of score you have earned has a corresponding rank. Here are they:

  • S++ – 1,000,000
  • S+ – 500,000
  • S – 200,000
  • A – 100,000

To unlock other characters like Luis, Krauser, and Hunk, you need to get a rank of A or higher in any stage. You can also unlock a Handcannon Magnum by scoring S or higher rank in all the 3 Stages. This weapon carries over to the main story as well.

This was everything you had to know about the Mercenaries DLC in Resident Evil 4 Remake.

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