The remakes of Resident Evils 2 and 3, as well as Resident Evil 7, have gotten free-next gen upgrades for PS5 and Xbox Series X/S.
Announced at Capcom’s Summer Showcase event, the upgrades are available today, and add support for 4K, high frame rate, ray tracing, and 3D audio.
It’s a very welcome update for the modern era of Resident Evil. Resident Evil 7 made a huge change for the series with a switch to first-person, and we said it’s “the closest a numbered sequel has come to recapturing Resident Evil’s slow, but thrilling and atmospheric adventure game roots in a while,” in a 7.7/10 review.
Resident Evil 2 was a hugely successful update to the beloved original. We gave it 9/10, saying it “expertly reanimates the horrifying atmosphere and moments of extreme tension that made the original so revered.” We called 2020’s similar reworking of Resident Evil 3 “a wonderful continuation of Capcom’s latest remake efforts.”