Tennis champion Naomi Osaka has starred in a PlayStation 5 advert, unexpectedly showing off some new Resident Evil Village footage in the process.
As part of the PS5 First Play campaign, Osaka can be seen playing Spider-Man: Miles Morales and Resident Evil Village and talking about her history with Sony’s consoles. Osaka uses games to unwind and is a big fan of open-world games and MMORPG games, playing games like Apex Legends and Overwatch in her free time. She touts the immersion of the PlayStation 5 while digging into a bit of new gameplay from Resident Evil Village. You can watch the advert below:
Osaka can be seen exploring an abandoned town, talking about the haptics used when the protagonist is sliding. The clip offers a few offscreen jumpscares, and shows some puzzling gameplay. as the player picks up herbs and defends a hut from the zombie horde.
Resident Evil Village will arrive on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X and S in 2021. For more information on the game, we can look to this year’s Tokyo Games Show, where we found out how exploration will be a central part of the gameplay in Resident Evil Village.