Resident Evil 7 Teaser: Beginning Hour

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Resident Evil 7 Teaser: Beginning Hour
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Release dates
Windows December 19, 2016
Resident Evil 7 Teaser: Beginning Hour on MobyGames
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Key points

Demo version of Resident Evil 7: Biohazard which features a scenario that won't appear in the main game. Standalone from the main game.
Beating the Easter Egg will grant the player with a reward which will carry over the main game.

General information

Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Microsoft Store
Microsoft Store
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Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>/re7_config.ini[Note 1]
Microsoft Store
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/530620/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Microsoft Store
Steam <Steam-folder>/userdata/<user-id>/530620/
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/530620/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Allows for incremental render scaling as well as interlacing. Other Aspect Ratios than 16:9 are letter/pillarboxed.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Adjustable from 70° to 90°.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Use RE7Demo.BorderlessWindowedMode.asi.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Scales from "Very Low" to "Very High".
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Supports TAA, FXAA, and SMAA. Also includes the option to apply TAA and FXAA simultaneously.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Allows for traditional vsync and 30FPS lock.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Set "Frame Rate" setting in-game to "Variable". No frame rate cap.
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Allows for inversion of primary mouse buttons.
Mouse acceleration
Only applicable to controllers.
Mouse sensitivity
Separate sensitivity settings for camera movement and aiming weapons.
Mouse input in menus
Can click on menu buttons and scroll through buttons and menus with the mouse wheel.
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Allows for inversion of X-Axis only, Y-Axis only, or both.
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Allows for inversion of bumpers, triggers, and thumbstick buttons, as well as inversion of which stick controls player and camera movement.
Controller sensitivity
Separate sensitivity settings for camera movement and aiming weapons.
Controller Y-axis inversion
Allows for inversion of X-Axis only, Y-Axis only, or both.
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Xbox button prompts
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
Generic/other controllers
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Master option in form of "System Volume" and separate options for adjusting voices, music, and sounds.
Surround sound
Real and virtual surround sound supported.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
Brazilian Portuguese
Fan voice-over by «Team Raccoon».

Other information[edit]


Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes

Infinite Ammo mod[edit]

See Resident Evil 7 Demo - Infinite Ammo mod

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7, 8.1, 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5-4460 2.70 GHz
AMD FX-6300
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 4 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 760
AMD Radeon R7 260X
2 GB of VRAM
DirectX 11 compatible
A 64-bit operating system is required.


  1. When running this game without elevated privileges (Run as administrator option), write operations against a location below %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMDATA%, or %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore on Windows Vista and later (more details).
  2. 2.0 2.1 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>/530620/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (530620) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.