RESIDENT EVIL 2 1-Shot Demo Discovered on the Xbox Store

By Sam Quirke,
We have just picked up a store description on our scanners which reveals a 30-minute "one-shot" demo for Resident Evil 2 arriving at the beginning of the year. The demo won't end if you die but it will end as soon as the timer is up — so you can either soak up the atmosphere or attempt a speed run of the game's opening sections.

RESIDENT EVIL 2 1-Shot Demo
RESIDENT EVIL 2 1-Shot Demo

This specially tuned demo allows you to experience the newly reimagined Resident Evil 2, but be warned: whilst you can continue as many times as you like after dying, you'll only have 30 MINUTES to complete the demo. Take in the horror atmosphere at your own pace, or make a desperate dash to solve all the puzzles Raccoon Police Department has to offer? The choice is yours!

Note: this demo is available until 1/31/2019. You must be signed in and have an active internet connection to play. If the application gets disconnected and goes offline during gameplay, the time counter will continue to progress upon returning to the title screen. Please reconnect once the warning message has been displayed, or exit the game once if any disconnection issues have been encountered.


Resident Evil 2 arrives on January 25th 2019. The demo arrives on January 11th and will disappear from the store on January 31st.

We've got the full list of Resident Evil 2 achievements - check the list for guides to unlocking them.
Sam Quirke
Written by Sam Quirke
Sam has been a Newshound since 2016. He loves gaming on all devices and in all genres. He remains a stubborn Assassin's Creed and Pokémon fan.