According To Capcom’s Official Statement, Resident Evil 2 Remastered Has Sold Over 10 Million Copies Globally

According To Capcom’s Official Statement, Resident Evil 2 Remastered Has Sold Over 10 Million Copies Globally
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In its lengthy, glorious history within the genre, the Resident Evil franchise has reached yet another important turning point.

Resident Evil 2 from 2019 has officially sold 10 million copies, making it one of the studio’s best-selling games ever, according to a press statement from Capcom. The T-virus is still a zombie cash cow with plenty of juice left to squeeze, so in essence, don’t anticipate the studio to give it up anytime soon.

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You play as Leon S. Kennedy and Claire Redfield in the critically acclaimed 2019 version of the 1998 game as they attempt to flee Raccoon City amid a disease outbreak.

With 10.8 million copies sold as of March 2022, Resident Evil 7: Biohazard is still the series’ best-selling title. That is also Capcom’s second-best-selling game ever, trailing only Monster Hunter: World’s astounding 18 million unit sales. With 8.2 million units sold apiece, Resident Evil 5 and Resident Evil 6 are the closest games in the popular zombie franchise.

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Since its debut in May 2021, the most recent installment in the franchise, Resident Evil: Village, has sold 6.1 million copies. The Resident Evil 3 remake has sold 5.2 million units so far, which is a comfortable number.

This is encouraging for the imminent Resident Evil 4 remake, which was last year’s formal confirmation.

Leon Kennedy and Claire Redfield, who have subsequently grown to be franchise staples, are mostly featured in Resident Evil 2.

The sequel expanded the world and let users traverse Raccoon City, the fatal location overrun by people and other creatures afflicted with the T-virus, while much of the previous game was restricted to the Spencer Mansion.

Given that the new Netflix series just debuted, we definitely haven’t seen the last of the characters, who have starred in a number of films over the years.

Recall that the June 2018 release of the Resident Evil 2 remake was tailored to the Xbox Series X | S and Playstation 5 systems.