The next generation upgrade for Resident Evil 2, 3 and 7 is now available
June 14, 2022, 07:32

Capcom revealed in short entries on Steam that updates offering, among other things, ray tracing for Resident Evil 2, 3 and 7 will raise the hardware requirements for all PC games.


Next Generation Updates for Resident Evil 2And the Resident Evil 3 And the Resident Evil 7 Available now. They can be downloaded by PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S owners. On consoles, the patches offer 4K resolution, ray tracing, and surround sound support, as well as smoother animations. Updates can also be downloaded to a PC (update on Steam weighs about 21.5 GB for RE214.2 GB for RE3 and 46.5 GB for RE7). First user feedback Mixed – many people are satisfied, but some complain about unstable animations, others about the lack of a huge jump in graphics quality. There are also problems downloading updates (restarting the console usually helps).

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The most important information:

  • New hardware requirements have been provided Resident Evil 2, 3 And the 7 Which will apply after “next generation” updates for these PC games.
  • The update will also appear on PS5 and XSX consoles | S.
  • We can find out the update release date tonight during the Capcom Show.

In March this year, Capcom looking atThat “next generation” updates for games Resident Evil 2And the Resident Evil 3 And the Resident Evil 7 It will appear first on PS5 and XSX consoles | S, and then it will be available on PCs. However, it is possible that the improvements will be released simultaneously on all platforms. The Japanese are already preparing PC players for updates and announcing new hardware requirements for these titles.

Resident Evil 2, 3, 7 on PC with ray tracing and higher requirements

The information appeared in short entries on Steam on Remaster Cards Resident Evil 2And the Resident Evil 3 And the Resident Evil 7. There we can read that after updating the game they will not support DirectX 11 and we will only run them in DirectX 12 mode. Windows 7 and 8.1 will disappear from the minimum requirements (64 bit), a They will be replaced by Windows 10 and 11. We’ll also need more powerful graphics cards for the game – to run now RE2 And the RE3 A GeForce GTX 760 or Radeon R7260X will do the trick, but After the update, you will need GeForce GTX 960 or Radeon RX 460 . cards.

“next generation” patches Supposed to increase resolution and number of frames per second (on consoles) and add support for ray tracing and 3D surround sound to Resident Evil 2And the Resident Evil 3 And the Seventh Resident Evil. Capcom hasn’t announced when the update will be released yet, but it will happen today at midnight Capcom Gallery We will most likely know the details after that.

Here is a summary of all the changes made to the minimum hardware requirements RE2And the RE3 And the RE7 on the computer.

before update

After the update

The operating system

Windows 7, 8.1, 10 (64-bit)

Windows 10 (64-bit)

DirectX version



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Nvidia GeForce GTX 760 or AMD Radeon R7260X

Nvidia GeForce GTX 960 or AMD Radeon RX 460

If your hardware does not meet the new minimum requirements, you can disable automatic updating of both games on Steam. Here’s a quick guide on how to do that:

  1. In the Steam library, right-click on the title of the game and select “Properties”.
  2. In the window that pops up, select the Updates tab, then pull down the Automatic Updates list.
  3. Change the “Always update this game” option to “Only update this game when you start it”.
  4. Before starting the game, left-click in the top left corner of the Steam window, then select “Go Offline”.

You must be offline before starting the game, otherwise the update will be installed automatically. After the update, you will not be able to go back to the previous version of the game.

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