Sales for Resident Evil 2, 3, and 4 Remakes Surpass 25 Million Copies Worldwide
Based on a newly updated sales date, it appears that Resident Evil 4 Remake along with other games in the series is massively successful for Capcom.
Capcom has been on a roll with their games and especially Resident Evil series has been massively successful for them. They started a new trend of remaking the classic Resident Evil games beginning with Resident Evil 2 Remake and following it up with a remake for Resident Evil 3 and 4. All of these titles have now sold more than 25 million units combined.
Capcom had a recent sales update on their website for their “Platinum” sellers. Resident Evil 2 Remake has now sold through more than 13.1 million copies followed by Resident Evil 3 Remake at 8 million copies. The newly launched Resident Evil 4 Remake has sold 5.4 million copies. The combined total of these three remakes is 26.5 million, which is a staggering number. This covers the period from January 2019, when Resident Evil 2 Remake was released until September 30, 2023.
If you are interested in checking more of the sales data, you can take a look at the Platinum sellers list that was updated by Capcom. Here are some of the best-selling Resident Evil games based on the data shared by Capcom.
- Resident Evil 2 Remake (13.10M)
- Resident Evil 7 biohazard (12.70M)
- Resident Evil 5 (8.90M)
- Resident Evil 6 (8.90M)
- Resident Evil Village (8.70M)
- Resident Evil 3 Remake (8M)
- Resident Evil 4 Remake (5.40M)
Other notable entries include Devil May Cry 5 and Street Fighter V at 7.40M, Monster Hunter World at 19.10M, Monster Hunter Rise at 13.60M, and Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy at 2.60M.
Capcom is working on several new games including a sequel to Resident Evil Village, which is rumored to have the biggest budget in the series so far and will reportedly launch in 2025. They will also release Dragon’s Dogma 2 in 2024, and they have plans to release a major title in the fiscal year ending March 2024 which they are expecting to sell in the millions.