Leon, Ashley and “that dog” will be making a return to the PC in the form of Resident Evil 4 Ultimate HD on 27 February. Capcom is boasting all of the bells and indeed all of the whistles with this one, including 60fps and full Steam support.
So, that means Steam achievements, cloud support, trading cards (wuu) and global leaderboards. Full controller support is promised, along with “everything from prior iterations,” like the Separate Ways epilogue. Widescreen support is there too, as well as the expected texture overhaul.
If you buy it now (for $20.00 USD,) you’ll get a bonus digital artbook and some tunes.
Is a full PC overhaul enough of an incentive for you to rescue the President’s daughter from half-pint weirdo Salazar for the fifteenth time? Capcom did a pretty decent job with the Resident Evil 6 port I seem to recall, so that bodes well.
Here are some system specs, followed by a trailer (which sadly is limited to 30fps because YouTube.)
Minimum System Requirements:
OS: Windows XP/ Vista®, Windows 7, Windows 8
Processor: Intel® CoreTM2 Duo 2.4 Ghz or better, AMD AthlonTM X2 2.8 Ghz or better
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Memory: 2 GB RAM / Hard Disk Space: 15 GB free hard drive space
Video Card: NVIDIA® GeForce® 8800GTS or better, ATI RadeonTM HD 4850 or better
DirectX®: 9.0c or above / Sound: Standard audio device
Recommended System Requirements:
OS: Windows Vista®, Windows 7, Windows 8
Processor: Intel® CoreTM 2 Quad 2.7 Ghz or better, AMD PhenomTM II X4 3 Ghz or better
Memory: 4 GB RAM / Hard Disk Space: 15 GB free hard drive space
Video Card: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 560 or better