Resident Evil 7: Demo-Update Improves Performance and HBAO+-Support

 ‘Beginning-Hour-Demo’ is the first technical update for ‘Resident Evil 7 Biohazard’ released on steam for download. The game is now compatible with CUPs without SSE 4.1 and the support for NVIDIAs HBAO+ as well as the game’s overall performance has been improved.

Source: Capcom

The employees at Capcom have been working hard over Christmas. Last night, the Japanese manufacturers released their first update for the PC-demo for ‘Resident Evil 7’. According to Changelog ‘Beginning Hour’ can now also be started with processors who do not have the SSE 4.1. command set and the support for the NVIDIA-Technology HBAO+ will be improved.

The Beginning-Hour-Demo for ‘Resident Evil 7’ has only been available for PC for a matter of days while console gamers have had access to the gameplay for weeks (Xbox One) or even months (PS4). ‘Resident Evil 7’ in its final form will be released on the 24th of January on all three mentioned platforms and can already be pre-ordered.

Patch Notes to Update 1 for ‘Resident Evil 7 Biohazard’- Beginning Hour (Demo):

Game now works on CPUs without SSE4.1 functionality (e.g. AMD Phenom, Intel Core2 series)

Optimized HBAO+ performance

Fixed an issue that caused the screen size to change when switching from full screen to windowed mode.

In-game purchase button now correctly links to the full game store page.


Source: Steam