Resident Evil 2 is becoming a more hardware-intensive game on the PC

It doesn’t happen very often that games grow hardware requirements after they are launched. Occasionally this happens with additional game releases or live service titles, but today’s case is neither. Namely, Resident Evil 2 will receive a free graphics update for PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series consoles, probably next week, and in parallel, its hardware requirements will increase.

This three-year-old PC game will no longer have support for DirectX 11 but will run exclusively in DX12 mode. Although the DX12 is partially supported on older Windows, soon Resident Evil 2 will no longer work on Windows 7 and 8.1 systems.

Previously, the game could be run by owners of GeForce GTX 760 and Radeon R7 260x graphics cards, but after the update, a minimum of GeForce GTX 960 or Radeon RX 460 cards will be required.

The graphic update for Resident Evil 2 will bring raytracing effects, 3D sound, and other enhancements. Other Resident Evil games will receive the same treatment, including RE3 and RE7: biohazard.

We are expected to find out the release date of these free upgrades on the night of Monday to Tuesday when Capcom has its game presentation.

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