Back in 2019, Capcom released the remake of Resident Evil 2, which knocked the socks off players around the world with its state-of-the-art use of the RE Engine. The game was incredible to say the least and pushed Capcom to promote its remake efforts in further games among the new entries. With a Resident Evil 4 remake, Capcom recently won with its star product. Resident Evil 4 has reportedly sold over 10 million units across all platforms since its original launch.
Capcom shared this epic milestone through Twitter On July 14, 2022. As per the tweet, Resident Evil 2 Remake has achieved sales of over 10 million units from the time period of its launch on January 25, 2019, to July 14, 2022. It also includes all the platforms of the game. Currently – Available on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PC, and Amazon Luna. For a shelf live of just over 3 years, this is quite a milestone.
Capcom is happy to report that the remake of Resident Evil 2 has crossed over 10 million units since its launch in January 2019.
The sales milestone of Resident Evil 2 is well deserved. The game was a masterpiece, with the Resident Evil 2 storyline and its characters revamped incredibly from top-to-bottom. Between the all-around stellar character performances, excellent and exhilarating combat, and updated puzzles, Resident Evil 2 Remake did more than its fair share to earn a high-scoring review, as well as a lot of Shakennews awards that same year. Capcom also kept up the good news with an upgraded version of Resident Evil 7 and the RE2 and RE3 remakes on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S, although these upgrades were offered for free to existing owners of the game.
Anyhow, 10 million copies in 3 years is pretty wild for a single-player horror game. With the game on PlayStation, Xbox, PC and Amazon Luna platforms and Resident Evil 4 remake currently in the works, stay tuned for what comes next in the franchise when details become available.