Mercenaries Mode is a special game mode in Resident Evil Village (Resident Evil 8 / RE8). Guide includes Mercenaries mode tip, unlock, is there coop, high score guide & more!
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What Is Mercenaries Mode - How to Unlock
New Unlocked Mode After Beating the Main Game
Mercenaries Mode is a special time-trial mode that unlocks after player beats the main game for the first time. After beating the game and finishing the ending rolls, a new Mercenaries mode option should appear on the menu.All Story Mission Walkthrough List
Earn High Scores Escaping With Most Kills In The Least Time
The goals of Mercenaries is to get high score by meeting objectives, killing the most amount of enemies in the least amount of time. With each high score, new powerful armaments & items will possibly be unlocked for the player.
Earn Rewards For New Playthroughs
Mercenaries mode will most likely reward players with new powerful items like infinite ammo guns, special uses items or unique weapons. These items will then become available for use when the player starts a new playthrough for massive boosts.
First Introduced In Resident Evil 3: Nemesis
Mercenaries Mode were first introduced in the Resident Evil 3: Nemesis in 1998 as a special post-game mode. The mode featured 3 mercenaries with different weapons to play. It did not reappear in the RE3 Remake version.
Mercenaries Mode - Is There Coop?
No Official Mentions Yet
There is no official announcements on whether or not there will be multiplayer coop function for Mercenaries mode to be implemented or not. Check the latest news to see if there's new announcements.
Highly Unlikely There Will Be Multiplayer Coop
As Resident Evil Village is not a online-multiplayer game, it is highly unlikely that a multiplayer coop will added just for Mercenaries Mode. Also, the first-person shooter aspect of the game may make multiplayer function difficult for console, so there is a great chance that there will be no coop for Mercenaries mode.Latest News & Updates
Mercenaries Mode - How to Get High Points/Score
Kill More Enemies Consecutively For Combo Bonus
Killing enemies quickly & consecutively will reward combo bonus that will stack points fast. To do quick kills, use the best weapons' for the scenario, use explosives and keep a lookout for environmental items such as Explosive barrels to finish off large swarms.
Beat Level Faster For Time Bonus
The faster you complete the objectives & leave the area, the better. You will get a time bonus for faster level completion, so maintain mobility between targets.
Choose The Right Perks
Between levels, players can choose their perks that give buffs to certain weapons or actions. If the level has a lot of melee skirmishes, choosing shotgun perks can be beneficial while sniping perks can help a lot in long-ranged stages.
Make Upgrades to Weapons Suitable For Level
Players can access the Duke's Emporium to buy new weapons & upgrade existing ones for better firepower or weapons handling by spending Lei currency. Lei can be earned while completing the areas.