This page is a rough timeline of Capcom's main Resident Evil universe by media and some chapters/episodes/game modes as portrayed by pieces of media.

For a timeline based on in-universe dates see Template:Timeline and for a timeline by events see Timeline by events.

Release Section Date of events Events portrayed
Wesker's Report II Part 1 July 1978
Wesker's Report II Part 2 July 1981
Wesker's Report II Part 3 December 1983
Wesker's Report II Part 4 July 1988
Resident Evil 0 flashback cutscene 1988 Assassination of Dr. James Marcus & Queen Leech begins bonding with his corpse.
Wesker's Report II Part 5 July, 1990-July 1995
Resident Evil 0 Main game July 23–24, 1998
Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles Beginnings July 23–24, 1998
Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles Nightmare 1

Nightmare 2

July 24, 1998
Resident Evil Main game July 24–25, 1998
Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles Rebirth July 24, 1998
BIO HAZARD The Wicked North Sea Unknown
Resident Evil Outbreak series Outbreak

Wild Things

September 25, 1998
Resident Evil 3: Nemesis opening cutscene September 26, 1998
Massacre of police officers outside of the police station. UBCS mission in Raccoon City begins and quickly falls apart.
Resident Evil 3: Nemesis Main game; first half September 27–28, 1998
Jill Valentine forms an alliance with surviving UBCS members to escape Raccoon City at a clock tower rendezvous. Umbrella Europe's bio-weapon, Nemesis-T Type, hunts her across the city and she is infected.
Resident Evil 2 Main game September 29–30 Raccoon City Destruction Incident
Resident Evil 2 The 4th Survivor September 30, 1998
Resident Evil 3: Nemesis Main game; second half October 1, 1998
Resident Evil Outbreak series Decisions, Decisions October 1, 1998
Resident Evil Outbreak series End of the road October 1, 1998
Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles Death's Door October 1, 1998
Resident Evil Survivor Main game November 1998 Sheena Island incident
Resident Evil CODE:Veronica Main game December 1998
Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles Operation Javier 2002 2002 South American incident
Resident Evil: Dead Aim Main game September 2002
Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles Wesker's Extra Report

Prelude to the Fall Umbrella's End Dark Legacy

February 2003
Resident Evil 4 Main game

Separate Ways

Resident Evil: Revelations Extended Trailer

Main game

Jessica's Report

Angela's Diary August–November 2005
TerraSave ties WilPhama to viral outbreak in India, believing incorrectly the Zombies were the result of a bad vaccine trial. Curtis Miller is radicalised and begins plans for a bioterror attack.
Resident Evil: Degeneration November 2005
Resident Evil 5 Lost in Nightmares Mid-2006 Raid on the Spencer Estate
Experience Kijuju December 2008-March 2009
An American miner working in Kijuju blogs about the deterioration of law and order in the city as violent nationalist gangs begin killing foreigners in the street.
BSAA Remote Desktop February–March 2009
The BSAA debates whether there is a bio-weapons threat in Kijuju. A photograph of blackmarketeer Ricardo Irving confirms it.
Resident Evil 5 Main game

Desperate Escape

March 2009
The BSAA sent one its advisor, Rebecca to investigating inside the Philosophy University in Australia. Chris and his partner, Piers have arrived in Australia.
Resident Evil: Revelations 2 Main game; Claire episodes

The Struggle

Little Miss

Main game; Barry episodes

Resident Evil: Damnation 2010-2011
The Eastern Slav Civil War is started in 2010. It has ended in February 2011
Las Plagas: Organisms of War 2011-2012
Resident Evil: The Marhawa Desire 2012
Chris Redfield and Piers Nivans are investigating the Marhawa School Academy.
Resident Evil: Umbrella Corps The Experiment; Missions 1-23 March 12 - November 20, 2012
Abraham Jackson sends his employee, 3-A7 to go on some various locations for what's left of it.
Resident Evil 6 Chris Story: Chapter 2

Jake Story: Chapter 1 & 2

December 24 - 25, 2012
Resident Evil: Umbrella Corps The Experiment: Endless Game January 2, 2013
Resident Evil 6 Ada Story: Chapter 1 & 2

Leon Story: Chapter 1, 2, & 3

June 26 - 28, 2013
Resident Evil 6 Chris Story: Chapter 1, 3, 4, & 5

Leon Story: Chapter 4 & 5

Jake Story: Chapter 3, 4, & 5

Ada Story: Chapter 3, 4, & 5

June 29 - July 1, 2013
The Global Bioterror Attacks is started in 2012. It has ended in 2013.
Resident Evil: Umbrella Corps Multiplayer: 4 Survivors 2014
BIOHAZARD heavenly island 2014
TerraSave sent Claire and Inez to investigate the Idol Survival in Sonido de Tortuga Island, somewhere in South America.
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard Old Videotape


October 2014
The human bio-weapon Eveline infected the Baker family with her mold in Louisiana. Zoe was not infected, but she will escape from Eveline's mold and her own family.
Resident Evil: Umbrella Corps Multiplayer 2015
The Umbrella Corps send mercenaries into several infested and infected locations to search for viral samples, research data and lost secrets.
Thirteen civilians woke up in a mansion. They don't know each other or why are they have been abducted, but they must work together to escape from the mansion.
Resident Evil: Umbrella Corps Tutorial 2015
Resident Evil: Umbrella Corps Multiplayer: One-Life Match, Multi-Mission 2016
Resident Evil: Vendetta after 2013
Glenn Arias, the merchant of death vows vengeance for his wife's death. He's planning to attack New York and put the world up in flames. It's up to Chris, Leon, and Rebecca to stop him before it's too late.
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard Main game

Not A Hero

End of Zoe

July–August 2017
Ethan Winters find his wife, Mia Winters who is still alive after being lost in a hurricane in Dulvey, Louisiana three years earlier. The mind-controlling B.O.W., Eveline, is killed. Ethan and Mia escape.
MUSICAL BIOHAZARD ~ Voice of Gaia ~ near future

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