"This open beta test is available to all! Beloved Resident Evil characters clash in a fight to the death! Test your skills against other players in six-person deathmatch battles.
But don't forget the terrifying bioweapons! You'll need to master the skills of the heroes and bioweapons alike if you want to claw your way to victory!
— Store description
The Resident Evil Re:Verse open beta was the second demo of Resident Evil Re:Verse, it was announced on March 22, 2021 (which was the 25th Anniversary date of the series) and took place between April 8–11. Unlike the closed beta, this version is playable on PC for the first time and does not require any type of registration.
According to the game's site, this version of the beta tested "the game's system, balance, and servers".
The open beta suffered from various server issues, because of this, it was suspended for several hours. After the beta ended, the game's official site was updated to state that a second period would be held. It took place between April 14–16. A third period took place for 24 hours on April 21.
- Main article: Resident Evil Re:Verse closed beta
The open beta's content is the same as the closed beta.
- "Survivors" were renamed to "Humans".
- When killed by an enemy player, the game will show their perspective and display "REVENGE TARGET" at the bottom.
- Various characters' winning poses have been changed.
- Leon's Roundhouse Kick animation was changed.
- Chris' Indomitable Spirit now makes his model glow white.
- The UI for the skills menus have been redesigned.
- HUNK's Assassinate and Jill's HOT DOGGER received a damage nerf.
The following are the patch notes based on the PS4's "Update History" menu (note: the same application was used for the closed beta, only the open beta patches are listed below):
- Version 1.03
- Bug fixes
- Version 1.04
- Bug fixes
- An online connection was required to play this beta.
- Users could play this beta on the PlayStation 5 and/or the Xbox Series X via the two console's native backwards compatibility.
- Beta information page
- Resident Evil Re:Verse Beta - PlayStation Store USA
- Get Resident Evil Re:Verse Beta - Microsoft Store
- Resident Evil Re:Verse Beta on Steam.
- バイオハザード(カプコン) on Twitter: "『バイオハザード RE:バース』オープンベータテスト開催！ バイオハザードシリーズのキャラクターやB.O.W.が繰り広げる“サバイバル・リベンジバトル”を体験せよ！ 【実施期間】 2021年4月8日(木)15:00～2021年4月11日(日)15:00 詳しくはこちら #BHREVS " / Twitter
- Open Beta Test - Resident Evil Re:Verse | CAPCOM
- Capcom Dev 1 on Twitter: "(Notice of re-opening the RE:VERSE OBT) To all RE:VERSE OBT participants, We sincerely apologize for continuously having technical server issues which have suspended the RE:VERSE OBT. (cont.)" / Twitter
- Capcom Dev 1 on Twitter: "【Regarding the RE:Verse OBT】 As we are seeing issues with RE:Verse OBT matchmaking service, we have decided that until further notice to temporarily suspend the OBT to resolve the problem. We will continue to investigate, and we apologize for any inconvenience caused." / Twitter
- Resident Evil Re:Verse | CAPCOM
- Resident Evil Re:Verse official on Twitter: "【Additional Beta Test】 It has been decided that an additional beta test will be held on the following date and time. April 14th 2021 3:00 PM (JST) to April 16th 2021 3:00 PM (JST) (to be continued) #REVERSE" / Twitter
- Resident Evil on Twitter: "RT @BIO_REVERSE: 【The 3rd Beta Test】 The 3rd "Re:Verse" beta test will be held on the following date. Apr. 21, 2021, 6:00 (UTC) - Apr. 2…" / Twitter