I'm sure that Yasuhiro Seto is the "main writer" now.
You mean morimasa sato? He's been the writer of re7 and he was later chosen to direct revillage while helping antony johnston. Seto only seems to work on re3 2020 after chronicles games and reorc if ı remember bsaarklay's comments correctly. Sato would most likely be the main writer from this point on.
But anyways; ı said this to russident before but ı'll say it here as well. Honestly the only thing that would make me buy and play any future entry would be for capcom to recreate re6 after re4 and re5 are recreated. Unlike re4 and re5; ı would be interested in a recreation for re6. I'm not sure how this will happen but regardless of how it happens, ı would happily buy and play the game automatically. I would take it as more of an addon... Or a dlc for re6. I would play the recreation with og game together. And ı dont care if this is faithful or not.
I have some ideas for this; let me share them:
1. 1st idea for mine is for capcom to make 4 separate games about the game's 4 campaigns. They would be expanded more and you would go through more locations with even bigger environments. There might be new additions to story as well whether they are new characters or monsters. Each of these games would of course have a separate tutorial chapter for them. I always dreamed re6 having tutorial levels for each campaign despite this being exclusive to leon.
Another thing is these 4 games wouldnt be called " Resident evil 6 " . They would simply be called " RESIDENT EVIL " and " VI " part would be highlighted. For each game; the color for highlighting would be different to differentiate them from each other. As for japanese releases; again they wouldnt be called " Biohazard 6 " but rather " Biohazard " x " EVIL " . This " x " word would be any creative word and once again " VI " part would be highlighted with the same color the other game cover has.
These games also wouldnt have 5 chapters. It would have a separate tutorial chapter as well as one long game without any chapters. There would be checkpoints and automatic saves and these saves would be the game's " chapters " in order to go back and replay a part more specifically.
2. This one is more simple but ı would rather see a re6 retelling in a similar fashion to how darkside chronicles retells re2 and recv. It would have an original story while re6's campaigns would be told by one of playable re6 protagonists. These re6 campaign retellings would have at least 5 chapters. Or more. As long as it's not less than 5; ı would be fine personally. So 4 scenarios with each of them having 5 or more chapters. This game wouldnt be called " Resident evil 6 " . It would have a completely different name to the point it might be seen as more of a spinoff.
If capcom would do this, it would be really heartwarming imo. Cause darkside chronicles' main writer was shotaro suga and the next game he worked on as a writer was re6. So re6's campaigns having dedicated retellings would be really beautiful due to this.
Now these ideas that ı said dont need to happen. In the end, they are simply ideas. I would still play a re6 recreation along with og game together even if my ideas dont come to reality.
The only thing ı absolutely want is ı would like to play as all 7 characters playable in campaigns. Leon, helena, chris, piers, jake, sherry and ada. Carla and agent are optional. Former is only playable in mercenaries and it's possible that recreation might not have that mode. If that's the case; then ı would like to see her being playable in campaign somehow but it's not a thing that ı see as necessity. As for latter, he's playable in mercenaries and he's only playable as forced coop partner in ada's campaign. I would rather not see him being forced as a coop partner but rather see him have his own campaign. It would have only one shorter chapter when compared to others. This doesnt need to happen but if agent needs to be included, dont force him as ada's coop partner.
So this is my idea. I would rather have capcom just do things they want rather than taking internet and what people want seriously. Many people might be against my idea but ı dont care. I want to stick to my beliefs no matter what. I dont like the fanbase that much. It's confused and fans dont really know what they want.