Resident Evil 7: Biohazard

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Resident Evil 7: Biohazard
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard cover
Developers
Capcom
Not a Hero HexaDrive
Publishers
Capcom
Engines
RE Engine
Release dates
Windows January 24, 2017
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard at Wikipedia
Resident Evil
Resident Evil 1996
Resident Evil 2 1999
Resident Evil 3: Nemesis 1999
Resident Evil Survivor 2002
Resident Evil 4 2007
Resident Evil 5 2009
Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City 2012
Resident Evil 6 2013
Resident Evil: Revelations 2013
Resident Evil 4 Ultimate HD Edition 2014
Resident Evil HD Remaster 2015
Resident Evil: Revelations 2 2015
Resident Evil Zero HD Remaster 2016
Umbrella Corps 2016
Resident Evil 7 Teaser: Beginning Hour 2016
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard 2017
Resident Evil 2 (2019) 2019

Key points

Features many PC-specific customization options.[1]

General information

Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Microsoft Store
Microsoft Store
Xbox Play Anywhere (buy once, play on Windows 10/Xbox One)[2]
Windows
Steam
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Windows
All versions require Denuvo Anti-Tamper DRM.[3]
Demo version is available.

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Not A Hero Free.
Windows
End of Zoe
Windows
Banned Footage Vol.1
Windows
Banned Footage Vol.2
Windows
Original Soundtrack
Windows
Season Pass
Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Microsoft Store
Steam <path-to-game>/re7_config.ini
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/418370/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Microsoft Store
Steam <Steam-folder>/userdata/<user-id>/418370/remote
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/418370/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud
Xbox Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Other aspects than 16:9 are letter/pillarboxed.[1] See the WSGF entry.
Multi-monitor
See the WSGF entry.
Ultra-widescreen
See the WSGF entry.
4K Ultra HD
[1]
Field of view (FOV)
70-90°. See RE7 FOV & AR Trainer.
Windowed
[1]
Borderless fullscreen windowed
[1]
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Listed as Texture Filtering.[1]
Anti-aliasing (AA)
FXAA, TAA, FXAA+TAA, SMAA, and SSAA/Resolution Scaling.[1]
Vertical sync (Vsync)
[1]
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
[1]
Can be set to 30, 60 or Variable.[1] Menu is capped at 100.
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Disabled by setting the launch option +set m_smooth 0.[citation needed]
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Triggers and sticks can not be swapped for lefties.
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Additional information
Button prompts
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M
Mouse disables when trying to use KB+M with Steam Controller.[4]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Up to 5.1 output.[5]
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
EAX support
Uses Yamaha ViReal for HRTF.[6]
Setting dynamic range to Large in-game compresses dynamic range. Set to Small for full dynamic range.[7]

Localizations

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

VR support[edit]

Resident Evil 7 VR is exclusive to PlayStation VR for a year.[8]

Issues fixed[edit]

Low frame rate[edit]

Enable Shadow Cache[citation needed]
May increase loading stutter.
Causes high VRAM usage.

Lighting issues/missing flashlight[edit]

On some systems, the flashlight beam may be missing entirely and indoor lighting is generally glitchy.
Disable Subsurface Scattering and/or Set Reflections to 'Off' and/or Set Framerate to 'Variable'[citation needed]

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7 8.1, 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5-4460 2.70 GHz
AMD FX-6300
Intel Core i7-3770 3.4 GHz
AMD equivalent
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 24 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 470
3 GB of VRAM
Sound (audio device) DirectX 9.0c compatible
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>/418370/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (418370) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References