The fans of resident Evil will (again) have a reason to restart their favorite games for the 23rd time: Capcom has announced that the remakes of Resident Evil 2 and 3as well as the episode Resident Evil 7, will all receive updates on next-gen consoles. These updates will allow these games to take advantage of the power of the latest generation consoles playstation5 and Xbox Series X|S and all the technical trass and glitter that comes with it.
Resident Evil and Racoon City will look good on the next-gen
The Japanese publisher did not give the exact details of all the expected improvements, but nevertheless cited a few. Thus, these updates will bring higher frame rate modes (we imagine 120fps), ray-tracing as well as the management of 3D spatial audio on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S consoles. Note that the Sony console will also benefit from new compatibility with the haptic feedback of the DualSense controller triggers.
These updates will be completely free for those who already own the games in question and offered during this year 2022, without further information as to their exact release dates. They can be optionally downloaded on PS5, while owners of XSX consoles will receive the update via Smart Delivery technology which automatically downloads and installs native next-gen versions of games on the console.
In any case, it’s very good news for those who want to discover this trio of games for the first time, or who were waiting for the best time to play yet another game. Released in 2017, Resident Evil 7 is one of the best episodes of Capcom’s franchise and marks a turning point in its history, opting for a first-person view.
Already very beautiful on PS4 and XONE, resident Evil 7 allowed itself the luxury of displaying a frame rate of 60 frames per second… We can’t wait to find out what the ray-tracing mode will look like on the new machines. This also applies to remakes of Resident Evil 2 and 3, two beautiful technological demos for Capcom’s in-house graphics engine. Waiting for news of the remake of Resident Evil 4…