Obviously, this is an unconfirmed rumour, but Resident Evil fans will have to wait for PS5 and Xbox Scarlett to see the new chapter. In other words, it may take some time before you even see the next videogame of the famous Capcom series.
Besides, Capcom has on-site Project Resistance, a multiplayer game set in the universe of Resident Evil which should come out in 2020. In the meantime, there have been various rumours about an upcoming remake of Resident Evil 3, which according to numerous sources could also reach ‘next year. In other words, Capcom probably has two Resident Evil games to release before worrying about Resident Evil 8.
— EVIL VR (@EvilVR) November 23, 2019
That said, the news of Resident Evil 8 has been reported by Evil VR, the resident Evil leaker, who says that the aforementioned Resident Evil 3 remake will be the last Resident Evil game to come out on PS4 and Xbox One. Meanwhile, the leaker says he doesn’t expect a new Resident Evil soon, as it has always been programmed to be a product of the next generation. In addition, it will use the new RE engine, which has still been improved.