Resident Evil 7: How To Upgrade Your Inventory | All Backpack Locations

There’s never enough space for items in Resident Evil 7. That’s a running theme of the series, most prominent in the early entries, and item management makes a big comeback in this latest survival-horror adventure. You start with twelve item slots, but key items, ammo, and weapons all add up fast. As you progress, you’ll find larger weapons, more gear, and more reasons to upgrade your meager backpack.

Luckily, there are three opportunities to expand your carrying capacity. Special hidden backpacks, when found, give your character a permanent +4 item slots to their inventory. That’s +4 each, and these backpacks do stack. One of the packs is hard to miss, but the other two are easily skipped if you’re not being careful. The last one is practically hidden.

How To Upgrade Your Inventory | All Backpack Locations

Backpacks are special rare items that increase your inventory by 4 spaces. This is a permanent upgrade, so getting these items ASAP should be high priority. You can get a total of 8 extra inventory spaces.


  • Backpack #1: Old House 1F, Save Room — At the back of the Old House, you’ll find the Save Room past the Gallery puzzle.
  • Backpack #2: Main House 2F, Storage — On the shelf in the Storage Room, connected to the Master Bedroom.
  • Backpack #3: Wrecked Ship 1F, Recreation Room — You’ll need an extra Corrosive item to burn through the lock in the lower level of the main section of the Wrecked Ship.

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