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Resident Evil 7 Biohazard for iPhones/iPads: How to Play for Free

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By Augustine Mbam - - 5 Mins Read
Scary character on Resident Evil 7 gameplay
Resident Evil 7 gameplay screenshot | Capcom

Good news for all horror gaming and Resident Evil enthusiasts: Resident Evil 7 Biohazard is finally here for iPhone and iPad.


Here's the best news: you can try it for free before going all in!


A Haunting Return to Form


Remember those chills that ran down your spine during the early Resident Evil games?


Resident Evil 7 brings back that classic horror atmosphere in a big way.


You'll step into the shoes of Ethan Winters, a desperate man searching for his missing wife in the swampy backwaters of Louisiana.


His investigation leads him to the isolated Baker family estate, where things quickly go from unsettling to terrifying.


Gameplay characters in Resident Evil 7

Resident Evil 7 characters | IGN/Capcom


As Ethan, you'll have to navigate this twisted environment, uncover the truth behind your wife's disappearance, and face some seriously creepy enemies.


Why You Need to Play Resident Evil 7


The Resident Evil series is legendary for its pulse-pounding action and suspenseful stories. However, sometimes, those complex plots can be a barrier for new players.


Resident Evil 7, along with its recent sequel, Village, has done a fantastic job of attracting a new generation of fans to this thrilling and sometimes downright bizarre horror world.


Pushing the Limits of Mobile Gaming


Resident Evil 7's arrival on iOS isn't just about adding another game to your phone.  It's a big test for Apple's ability to deliver AAA-quality gaming experiences on mobile devices.


Screenshot of Resident Evil iOS gameplay

Resident Evil 7 iOS gameplay | IGN/Capcom


This, along with Ubisoft's upcoming Assassin's Creed: Mirage, will be a fascinating test to see how these high-powered games compare to their console and PC counterparts.

Exciting News for Resident Evil Fans


Capcom's recent NEXT Summer 2024 showcase was packed with exciting announcements, including confirmation of a brand new mainline Resident Evil game!


Even better, Resident Evil 7's director, Koshi Nakanishi, will be at the helm of this upcoming title. 

Nakanishi acknowledged the pressure of following up on the success of Resident Evil 7 but expressed confidence in the fresh direction his team is taking the series.


The showcase also featured updates on Dead Rising: Deluxe Remaster and Kunitsu-Gami: Path of the Goddess, and wrapped up with Nakanishi hinting that the next game (possibly Resident Evil 9) is shaping up to be a major turning point for the franchise.


Why This is a Big Deal


Resident Evil 7 is widely considered the game that brought the series back to life after the mixed reception of Resident Evil 6.


The return to its horror roots was a huge hit, selling nearly 14 million copies by June 2024 (according to Statista).


Nakanishi and his team delivered a truly terrifying experience, and their involvement in the next game is fantastic news for fans. 


How to Play Resident Evil 7 on iOS


Ready to play Resident Evil 7 (or at least try the free trial)?


Go to the App Store and download it.


The free trial lets you explore the game and see how it runs on your device. 


If you're hooked (and we bet you will be), you can unlock the full game to continue your terrifying adventure.  


The Verdict


Resident Evil 7's arrival on iOS is a win-win for both the series and mobile gaming.


With its gripping story, intense scares, and the convenience of playing anywhere, it's a must-try for horror fans and newbies alike.


While eagerly awaiting the next mainline Resident Evil game, stay tuned for more news and announcements!