At Sony’s E3 press conference, Capcom announced Resident Evil 7: Biohazard, the next major entry in the renowned Resident Evil series.The new Resident Evil will also allow players to utilize the PlayStation’s VR headset. Resident Evil 7 is scheduled for release on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows PC (Steam and Windows 10 Store) across North America and Europe on January 24th, 2017.
Set in modern-day rural America and taking place after the dramatic events of Resident Evil 6, players experience the terror directly from the first-person perspective. The Resident Evil 7 Teaser: Beginning Hour demo, also announced today, portrays events leading up to the main game and ties directly into the PlayStation VR “KITCHEN” tech demo first shown at E3 2015.
PlayStation Plus subscribers can now download the standalone teaser demo for PlayStation 4 called Resident Evil 7 Teaser: Beginning Hour and will have first access before it is available on other platforms at a later date. Players can get a taste of what they can expect from Resident Evil 7 with a sampling of the nail-biting exploration and terrifying atmosphere the game will offer when it releases early next year. Attendees of E3 will be able to try out a demo on either PlayStation 4 or PlayStation VR at the Capcom booth.