Resident Evil 7 – First patch addresses saving game progress and HDR mode issues

Capcom has just released the first PC update for Resident Evil 7. Unfortunately, this patch does not come with any performance improvements or fixes for the stuttering issues that we’ve reported in our PC Performance Analysis. Instead, this first patch addresses two specific issues.

According to the release notes, this patch an issue where saving game progress was no longer possible, as well as an issue where HDR mode is turned back to ON automatically (even when you disable it).

This patch will be auto-downloaded from Steam, and you can read its complete changelog below.

Resident Evil 7- Patch #1 Changelog:

  • Fixed an issue where saving game progress was no longer possible if the player deleted the local save file while Steam Cloud has been turned off.
  • Fixed an issue where HDR mode is turned back to ON upon app launch if the player quits the prior game session in full screen mode and with HDR set to OFF.

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