How to Play Resident Evil 7 in VR Oculus – Everything You Need to Know with FAQs, Tips, & More

Are you wondering how to Play Resident Evil 7 in VR Oculus?

Let’s find out.

How to Play Resident Evil 7 in VR Oculus?

VR mode can be toggled on or off from the Main Menu via Options → Display → VR Mode.

VR mode can also be switched off via Options in the Pause Menu, but be aware that switching VR mode off during gameplay will return you to the title screen.

Resident Evil 7: Biohazard

Resident Evil 7: Biohazard is one of the best action horror games, and it even features a VR mode for maximum immersiveness.

However, the official VR mode is only available in the PS4 version of the game, which can only be played with PSVR. Fortunately, a free mod allows Resident Evil 7 to be played in VR on PC.

REFramework

The VR mod was made by Praydog and is known as REFramework. You can turn all games made in the RE Engine to work with PC VR.

The REFramework mod works on games like Devil May Cry 5, Monster Hunter Rise, and all modern Resident Evil games.

Flatscreen Game

There are lots of flat screen video gaming experiences available for use in VR. Check out our list of all flat screen video gaming experiences that are playable in VR.

We’re using a new version of the Resident Evil 7 VR experience that adds motion controls to the game for an even greater immersive experience.

This feature can also be added to Resident Evil Village, but there are some requirements for making it work.

Things Needed for Resident Evil 7 Biohazard in VR

  • Medium-spec gaming PC
  • VR headset
  • USB-C cable
  • Resident Evil 7 on PC
  • SteamVR
  • Controller (recommended)
  • VR motion controllers (optional)

Installing the mod for Resident Evil 7 in VR can be tricky, but following these instructions will help you get started.

Installing Resident Evil 7 Biohazard VR Mod

  1. Download the Resident Evil Village VR mod (RE7.zip) from its GitHub Page.
  2. Open your Steam library and right-click on Resident Evil 7 Biohazard.
  3. Select Properties > General and disable the Steam VR theatre and Steam Overlay.
  4. Go to Properties > Local Files > Browse to open the game installation folder.
  5. Extract the RE7.zip file into the installation folder of the game.
  6. Connect your PC to a VR headset and launch the game.
  7. Resident Evil Village should now run in VR mode, thanks to Praydog’s VR mod.
How to Use Oculus Touch Controllers in Resident Evil 7 VR?

How to Use Oculus Touch Controllers in Resident Evil 7 VR?

Praydog’s REFramework mod works with all the latest Resident Evil games. It lets users play Resident Evil 7 VR with Oculus Touch controllers on a PC.

This is a massive upgrade from the PS4 version of the game, which can only be controlled through the DualShock controller. Just follow the instructions given below to install the mod for RE7 VR.

With Fluffy Manager

  1. Install the latest version of Fluffy Manager 5000 from fluffyquack.com.
  2. Download the Oculus Touch Button Prompts for the RE7 VR file.
  3. Launch Fluffy Manager and drag and drop the .rar file into the application.
  4. Refresh the mod list and tick this mod to enable it.
  5. Launch RE7 in VR from Steam.

Without Fluffy Manager (Standalone version)

  1. Download the Oculus Touch Button Prompts for RE7 VR (Standalone PAK file) from Optional Files.
  2. Extract the .pak file from the RAR and rename it to re_chunk_000.pak.patch_009.pak.
  3. Move the .pak file to your RE7 game folder.
  4. Launch RE7 in VR from Steam.

The mod mentioned above will also work with the latest Ray Tracing game version. Users can further calibrate the in-game settings by pointing the right controller to the palm of their left hand, and a menu will pop up.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Does Resident Evil 7 work on Oculus?

Resident Evil 7: Works with Vive and Oculus. Video at the bottom but read through the experience first.

Is there a VR Mod for Resident Evil 7?

With full 6DOF, VRIK, and motion controller support too! Master modder Praydog has once again shown the big development studios how to do it; this time by adding full 6DOF VR to both Resident Evil 7 (and its DLCs) and Resident Evil Village on PC.

Can you play Resident Evil 7 VR controllers?

The developer recently showed off their latest work on the Resident Evil 7 VR mod, which includes full support for motion controllers. Check out some in-progress gameplay below.

Is Resident Evil 7 PC VR?

VG247 – You can now play Resident Evil 7 and Village in fully-immersive VR on PC – Noticias de Steam.

The prolific modder who brought both Resident Evil 2 and Resident Evil 3 remakes to VR has gone to even further lengths to bring the Resident Evil universe to a virtual reality headset near you.

Will Resident Evil Village have VR on PC?

In a recent update to Resident Evil Village for PC, data miners found new code strings pointing to PC VR headset support.

As found by u/LitheBeep on Reddit, Resident Evil Village on PC now contains strings for OpenVR, SteamVR and a few popular PC-only virtual reality headsets, like the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive.

Will Resident Evil 4 VR come to Steam?

Resident Evil 4 VR will not come to Steam, unfortunately. Only the original base game is available to purchase on Steam. Additionally, Resident Evil 4 VR is an exclusive title for the Oculus Quest 2.

Can Resident Evil 7 VR play on PS5?

Enter a terrifyingly new world of horror and survive. Resident Evil 7 biohazard supports PlayStationVR, for the ultimate immersive survival horror experience. In addition, on PS5™ consoles: a PlayStation Camera adaptor for PS Camera is required (no purchase necessary) go to Playstation.com/camera-adaptor.

How do you get Resident Evil Village for free?

All you need to do is head to the official Resident Evil Village site on Capcom and input your date of birth.

Can I play Resident Evil on PC?

Resident Evil enthusiasts will need at least an Intel Core i7-8700 or an AMD Ryzen 5 3600 for the CPU and at least a Radeon RX 5700 or GeForce GTX 1070 for GPU. The RAM requirement also goes up to 16 GB.

Conclusion

So far, Resident Evil 7 is the most impressive VR game. The graphics are amazing, the audio is great, and the story is gripping.

If you have any questions feel free to comment below.

Author

  • Victor Marquez

    Victor is the Editor in Chief at Techtyche. He tests the performance and quality of new VR boxes, headsets, pedals, etc. He got promoted to the Senior Game Tester position in 2021. His past experience makes him very qualified to review gadgets, speakers, VR, games, Xbox, laptops, and more. Feel free to check out his posts.

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