Resident Evil 4 Remake Dev Announces Leon Gun’s Airsoft Replica

The toy could make for a fine showpiece for all the Leon fans out there.

Story Highlights

  • Capcom is seemingly partnering with Tokyo Marui to replicate Leon’s Silver Ghost gun as an airsoft toy. The gun dubbed SG-09 R will completely resemble the in-game weapon in the Resident Evil remake.
  • It will come out in late March 2023 in Japan, and will cost a staggering 32,800 Japanese Yen, which is equal to nearly $243 USD.
  • The left side of the gun features serial numbers just like the original. The right side of the gun is ingrained with the Kendo logo, which is a reference to Robert Kendo.
  • The airsoft replica toy will also come with two extra magazines, and it will be released in the same container that is used in the game.

Resident Evil 4 is among the most prominent horror games ever to release, as it largely altered the landscape of the popular genre. The upcoming remake will try to capture the nostalgic allure of the original while reimagining it through a modern lens. In the meantime, the Resident Evil 4 remake is bringing a replica of Leon’s gun.

Capcom is reportedly teaming up with Tokyo Marui, a prominent airsoft gun manufacturer in Japan, to create a replica of Leon’s Gun that appears in Resident Evil 4. The handgun is easily recognized by the fans of the entry, as it is one of Leon’s iconic features in the original and the upcoming Resident Evil 4 remake.

The Silver Ghost belonging to Leon S. Kennedy will be recreated in the form of a highly detailed airsoft gun called the SG-09 R. The new airsoft gun will mimic every nook and cranny of the in-game firearm to ensure players purchase the most authentic-looking toy. All the main characteristics of the gun will appear on the airsoft toy.

The SG-09 R airsoft toy will be available in Japan next month in late March 2023. Moreover, the high-quality replica will drain your pockets out of 32,800 Japanese Yen, which equates to nearly $243 USD. However, the price may be worth it to some as it comes with the same containers that Leon’s gun uses in Resident Evil 4.

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The gun container for SG-09 R will come with the airsoft replica. Leon’s original weapon also uses the same container.

The SG-09 R airsoft toy will come with a unique magazine, dubbed “Survive Magazine #18,” and it retains a similar color pattern and the Kendo logo on the right side of the airsoft toy. The Kendo logo is a reference to Robert Kendo, a Resident Evil character who is a gun manufacturer.

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The Kendo Logo is engraved on the right side of the SG-09 R airsoft replica toy.

The left side of the gun is carved with serial numbers, just like the original. All of these details will capture the original essence of the replica. Moreover, the Silver Ghost airsoft gun also features two extra magazines.

The right side of the airsoft replica SG-09 R features the serial numbers on the gun and the magazine.

The upcoming Resident Evil 4 remake will nicely encapsulate the particulars of Leon’s Silver Ghost firearm. We will also be able to compare the in-game weapon with the newly revealed airsoft replica. All in all, the gun serves as a hearty ode to the original, and it may prove to be a perfect treat to the Leon fanatics out there.

Leon S. Kennedy utilizes Silver Ghost as the first handgun, and the players get to use it throughout the game when the ammo of other guns is depleted. The users can utilize it in the impending Resident Evil 4 remake. Now the gun is available as a collector’s edition item for users seeking to grab an airsoft replica of Silver Ghost.

The upcoming Resident Evil 4 is on everyone’s radar that has played the original experience, and the story length will be the same. Despite all the lingering excitement, some players have shown concern regarding murky rain physics and visuals in newly revealed footage. Moreover, it also features treasures locked behind a paywall

The Resident Evil 4 remake is a highly anticipated game that will release on March 24th, 2023. It is set to arrive on the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5, Xbox Series S and Series X, and PC. The PC system specs were also revealed for the new entry recently, giving us a better look into what is needed to run Resident Evil 4 remake smoothly.

What are your thoughts regarding the Resident Evil 4 remake collaborating with Tokyo Marui to bring the airsoft replica of Leon’s Gun? Do let us know your opinions in the comments below.

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Shahmeer Sarfaraz

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