Original Resident Evil now available on PC via GOG,

Resident Evil PC

Capcom and GOG have announced they’re finally bringing the original Resident Evil to modern computers with a fully preserved and enhanced port.

The original Resident Evil is now available for Windows PC via GOG, the first time the game has been re-released for the platform since its original 1996 port. Resident Evil 2 and Resident Evil 3: Nemesis are coming to PC via GOG soon as well.

It’s worth noting the new GOG release is based on the original 1996 port for Resident Evil and is the only fully uncensored version of the game. It includes uncensored footage from the Japanese version, its iconic opening movie is in color (rather than the black+white original), and is the only version that has al of the uncensored FMV (full motion video) sequences.

Here’s a rundown on the new releases, plus the intro video for the original Resident Evil:

This iconic classic is now available with all its original content intact, featuring quality of life improvements and enhanced compatibility for modern systems. As part of GOG’s ongoing effort to protect and preserve classic games, Resident Evil is now available on the DRM-free GOG store.

Capcom’s Resident Evil series has defined and revolutionized the survival horror genre, with the original Resident Evil, Resident Evil™ 2, and Resident Evil™ 3: Nemesis being standout titles that have captivated gamers worldwide. While Resident Evil set the stage, introducing players to the eerie Spencer Mansion and navigating them through terrifying encounters and intricate puzzles, its atmospheric tension and innovative gameplay mechanics laid the foundation for the series’ success. Resident Evil 2 and Resident Evil 3: Nemesis successfully expanded the universe, delivering unforgettable experiences that deepened the franchise’s lore and horror elements.

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