You can now explore locations without fear of being hit in the back.
On the Nexus Mods website, there was a modification for the remake of Resident Evil 2. It completely removes Mr. X from the game. The author notes that in the key scripted scenes the character appears so that the main character can move further along the plot. In all other cases, gamers can safely explore the locations where the Tyrant used to appear – the more he will not harm them.