Resident Evil 7 Cloud Version Announced for Switch

Resident Evil 7 Cloud Version is coming to Switch, Capcom has announced.

Check Out the Resident Evil 7 Cloud Version Reveal Trailer:

As the name implies, Resident Evil 7 will not be launching on Nintendo’s console in the traditional sense. Everything runs through the cloud (the “download” is just 45MB), so you won’t actually be purchasing the full game that can be played offline. You’ll need a stable internet connection while accessing the title.

Players will nonetheless be able to play Resident Evil 7 in its entirety on Switch. This includes the Banned Footage Volume 1 and 2, End of Zoe, and Not a Hero DLC.

Resident Evil 7 can be played for up to 15 minutes on Switch for free. After that, you’ll need to purchase a 2,000 yen ticket, which lasts 180 days.

Resident Evil 7 Cloud Version will be out in Japan on May 24. The game has now has a listing on the Japanese eShop, and it’s confirmed that English will not be included. Only Japanese is supported. It’s unclear what that means for any possible release in other territories.