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Resident Evil 2's remake has an RTX Demo at Gamescom - Nvidia releases 4K60 PC gameplay

Will RTX ship in the final game?

Resident Evil 2's remake has an RTX Demo at Gamescom - Nvidia releases 4K60 PC gameplay

Resident Evil 2's remake has an RTX Demo at Gamescom - Nvidia releases 4K60 PC gameplay

Nvidia has already announced that 21 games will support the company's RTX technologies, showcasing an insane level of developer support for a new graphical technology, well beyond what we have seen for PhysX, DirectX 12 and even other graphical techniques and features at the time of their debut. 

Today, we have been informed that Resident Evil 2's planned remake was showcased at Gamescom with RTX features, with Digital Foundry's John Linneman stating that the company were utilising Ray Traced reflections.  

At this time it remains unknown whether or not this feature will make it into the final game when it launches on January 25th, or if the game will implement additional Nvidia RTX features like DLSS (Deep Learning Super Sampling). Remember, Nvidia's RTX technology isn't just about Ray Tracing

Nvidia has also released "EXCLUSIVE" PC gameplay for Resident Evil 2's remake, showcasing steady 4K 60FPS gameplay. Nvidia did not include Resident Evil 2 in their RTX enabled games announcement, making it unclear whether or not the feature will make it into the final game. It is also possible that this feature was added to the game too recently to be included in Nvidia's Geforce Gaming Celebration event. 
 


Resident Evil 2 will release on January 25th on PC, Xbox One and PS4. Below are the game's preliminary PC system requirements.  

MINIMUM:

Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
OS: WINDOWS® 7, 8, 8.1, 10 (64-BIT Required)
Processor: Intel® Core™ i5-4460, 2.70GHz or AMD FX™-6300 or better
Memory: 8 GB RAM
Graphics: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 760 or AMD Radeon™ R7 260x with 2GB Video RAM
DirectX: Version 11

RECOMMENDED:

Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
OS: WINDOWS® 7, 8, 8.1, 10 (64-BIT Required)
Processor: Intel® Core™ i7-3770 or AMD FX™-9590 or better
Memory: 8 GB RAM
Graphics: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060 or AMD Radeon™ RX 480 with 3GB VRAM
DirectX: Version 11

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