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Resident Evil 7 is coming next year, but play the demo today (update)

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It's PlayStation VR compatible

Resident Evil 7 Biohazard comes to PlayStation 4 on Jan. 24, 2017, Capcom announced during Sony's E3 press conference tonight.

The creepy debut trailer mostly features a first-person perspective. It will likely be even scarier in its virtual reality mode — the PS4 game is compatible with PlayStation VR as well. The entire game is playable with the headset, which launches Oct. 13.

A demo is available to PlayStation Plus subscribers ahead of next year's release. That download goes live tonight.

Update: Resident Evil 7 will also come to Windows PC and Xbox One, Capcom said in a blog post following the reveal. The game takes place after Resident Evil 6 and is set in a desolate American town, where players must survive the horrors within.

Resident Evil 7 also uses a new engine, the RE Engine, which made its debut at last year's E3. Capcom previously showed it off with its survival horror VR tech demo, Kitchen. See a bevy of screens in the gallery below.



Watch the Resident Evil 7 demo here: