Resident Evil 1&2 PC Facts

Resident Evil 1 & 2 for PC

All the facts on this page are written by myself, because I own the PC-versions and played them a lot in the past and sometimes today. It may not be different from what you can learn by visiting other sites, except for my informations being true.

Resident Evil PC

Facts about Resident Evil PC-Version

  • features true graphics acceleration for sharper edges and higher detail on characters
  • includes the uncut intro in color as well as the uncut death-scene of Kenneth
  • Jill doesn’t need to use Ink-Ribbons to save her progress
    • until New Game +, then even Jill needs to use Ink-Ribbons
  • completed in under 3 hours rewards Chris & Jill with exclusive infinite ammo SMG’s but no Rocket Launcher
  • includes 2 additional PC exclusive costumes for Chris and Jill

Resident Evil (PC) Patch (Download)

This is the official Resident Evil PC-Version patch. It is supposed to add a new graphics driver to the selection screen as far as I know. It did not worked for me, but it may work for you. It’s untested.

Resident Evil (PC) Win9x Theme (Download)

This is the official Windows9x Theme that came with the Resident Evil PC-version. True nostalgia!

Biohazard (PC) Inofficial Patch

The speedrunning community uses a patch made by Supergamer57 that fixes frame rate issues, makes it possible to run the game in various window resolutions and even borderless fullscreen mode. It makes the PC version the definite version of Resident Evil! ONLY SUPPORTS THE JAPANESE PC VERSION! source: speedrun.com

Download Mirrors: Speedrun.com  / 3rdplayer.com

Resident Evil 2 PC

Facts about Resident Evil 2 PC-Version

  • Extreme Battle Mode (Ada Wong & Chris Redfield playable)
  • The Extra Menu on the CD-Rom for Leon features
    • a Gallery with Rough Sketches
    • a Movie Viewer to watch all FMV sequences
  • The Extra Menu on the CD-Rom for Claire features
    • a Gallery with Illustrations
    • a Movie Viewer to watch all FMV sequences
    • a Model Viewer to watch all character and monster models

Content is automatically added to the Data Gallery while playing through the scenarios. This makes the PC port the definite release of this game.

Resident Evil 2 (PC) Patch 1.4 (Download)

This is the official Resident Evil 2 PC-Version patch 1.4. It works perfectly and adds a new graphics driver to the selection screen. It unlocks the Battle Mode without the need of completing both scenarios, too.

Resident Evil 2 PC-Version FAQ (View)

This game was released for very old Windows operating systems and many errors show up while trying to run it on Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8. This FAQ is written to help everyone out that wants to install their original release.

Biohazard 2 Sourcenext

In 2006, the japanese company Sourcenext released an optimised version for PC only in japan, which features an easy installation on modern operating systems. For more information see here.

Biohazard 2 Sourcenext Patch 1.10 (Download)

The official Patch 1.10 for Bio2 Sourcenext. What it does is unknown to me, but after appliying the patch the in-game timer seemed broken and starts counting after loading the latest savegame.

Biohazard 2 Sourcenext Broken Typewriters

There are two typewriters that won’t save your game equal how much ink you waste on it. Overwriting a savefile leads to its deletion. Take care on these machines:

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