Capcom has announced it is bringing a stream-only version of pant-wetting horror sequel Resident Evil 7: Biohazard to Nintendo Switch this month.

The 'Cloud Version' of Resi 7 will be released in Japan only at this point, and is due to launch on May 24. Players are required to download a 45MB file to play the game, which includes the base adventure plus expansions Banned Footage Volume 1 & 2, End of Zoe, and Not a Hero.

Interestingly, you can play Resi 7 for 15 minutes before having to cough up 2,000 yen for a ticket allowing you to play the game for 180 days.

Right now there's no word on a western release, although we imagine the game will arrive in the US and UK at some point. It's curious that Capcom has plumped for a cloud release though, as it's not as if the Switch can't handle the game.

Resident Evil 7 was released on PlayStation 4, PC, and Xbox One back in January 2017, and has sold over five million copies worldwide. The game was recently patched with support for Xbox One X.


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