The post includes instructions on how to roll back to the previous version. It seems like the original upgrade path was something of an oversight and Capcom has been quick to ensure its games are available to all on PC. However, if you own Resident Evil 7 via PS Plus, that free upgrade is still not available for free.
Following user input, Capcom has resurrected the earlier versions of Resident Evil 2, 3, and 7 on PC. Following the Capcom presentation, the publisher provided a free update for the PS5, Xbox One X/S, and PC that included ray-tracing, 4K compatibility, and 3D audio. For the other hand, the new version on PC had doubled the minimum system requirements and was unable to restore to the prior version, thereby keeping some players out of the game. This has now been turned back on. “We’ve reactivated the earlier version, which does not have ray tracing or better 3D audio, due to tremendous community feedback. In the future, both upgraded and prior versions will be made available “Capcom stated in a Steam post.
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