Resident Evil 2 (2019)

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Resident Evil 2
Resident Evil 2 cover
Developers
Capcom
Engines
RE Engine
Release dates
Windows January 25, 2019
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Resident Evil 2 (2019) 2019

This page is for the remake of Resident Evil 2. For the original game, see Resident Evil 2.

Key points

There is a free demo. It is limited to 30 minutes and once expired you can't play again unless you use another Steam account or use a trainer.

General information

Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
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Windows
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Windows
Steam
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Windows
All versions require Steam and Denuvo Anti-Tamper DRM.

Version differences[edit]

The Deluxe Edition includes the base game, 2 exclusive weapons and a wallpaper pack.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>/re2_config.ini
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/883710/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <Steam-folder>/userdata/<user-id>/961440/remote
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/883710/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
16:10 see WSGF Topic
Multi-monitor
See WSGF Topic
Ultra-widescreen
Supports the 21:9 aspect ratio on ultrawide monitors but the cutscenes are 16:9 pillarboxed, and FOV is Vert- at 32:9. See the WSGF topic.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
The included FOV slider is limited. For higher values see Extended FOV Changer
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Up to 16x
Anti-aliasing (AA)
FXAA, TAA, FXAA+TAA and SMAA
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Triple buffered
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Uncapped
High dynamic range display (HDR)
Color blind mode


Vignette[edit]

Disable vignette
  1. Open Program HxD > Click File and Open re2.exe
  2. Ctrl+F > Click "Hex Values" > Click Search Direction "All" > Write 8B 87 3C 01 00 00 89 83 DC 00 00 00
  3. Replace Value With 31 C0 90 90 90 90 89 83 DC 00 00 00

or use trainer R2RDEMO_VignetteRemoval

Sharpening[edit]

Disable sharpening to reduce shimmering
  1. Open Program HxD > Click File and Open re2.exe
  2. Ctrl+F > Click "Hex Values" > Click Search Direction "All" > Write 80 BB FD 00 00 00 00 48 8B F8 74 05
  3. Replace Value With 80 BB FD 00 00 00 00 48 8B F8 74 00

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Forced negative mouse acceleration. No known way to disable it.
Mouse sensitivity
Individual sliders for camera and aiming.
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Three different sliders for Voice, BGM, and Sound Effects
Surround sound
Dolby Atmos
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
EAX support
Dolby Atmos

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Brazilian Portuguese
Polish
Russian
Spanish

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11, 12
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7, 8.1, 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5-4460
AMD FX-6300
Intel Core i7-3770
AMD FX-9590
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 26 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 760
AMD Radeon R7 260X
2 GB of VRAM
DirectX 11 compatible
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060
AMD Radeon RX 480
3 GB of VRAM
A 64-bit system is required.

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/883710/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (883710) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References