Capcom has announced next-generation versions of the highly successful remakes of Resident Evil 2 and Resident Evil 3, as well as Resident Evil 7 biohazard. This upgrade will entail higher frame rates as well as ray tracing for the first time on Xbox hardware. Players who have purchased the Xbox One copies of the following games will also receive free upgrades to the Xbox Series version at no additional cost via the Xbox Smart Delivery system.
The full press release can be found below:
Resident Evil 2, Resident Evil 3 and Resident Evil 7 biohazard Coming to PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S in 2022
London (2 March, 2022) Experience three acclaimed Resident Evil™ titles like never before when Resident Evil™ 2, Resident Evil™ 3 and Resident Evil™ 7 biohazard arrive on PlayStation® 5 and Xbox Series X|S later this year. Developed using Capcom’s proprietary RE Engine, all three titles will tout cutting-edge features including ray tracing, high frame rate and 3D audio to enhance the immersion of the award-winning experiences. For PlayStation 5 players, all three titles also feature engaging DualSense™ support for Haptic Feedback and Adaptive Triggers.
Players who previously purchased Resident Evil 2, Resident Evil 3 or Resident Evil 7 biohazard on PlayStation® 4 or Xbox One are eligible for an upgrade at no additional cost through the PS4™ to digital PS5™ upgrade option or Xbox Smart Delivery system. Fans will be able to re-experience the spine-chilling horrors and incredible visuals of these fan-favorite titles on the latest generation of consoles. An upgrade patch will also be available for PC users at no additional cost.