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Resident Evil 7: Biohazard Has Sold Over 5.1 Million Copies

Capcom confirmed today that Resident Evil 7: Biohazard has sold over 5.1 million copies. In a new press release, Capcom stated that Resident Evil 7: Biohazard had won the award for best V.R. Audio at the 2018 G.A.N.G. awards. In this press release, they also provided an update on the sales of the title.

Here’s a statement from the press release:┬á

RESIDENT EVIL 7 builds upon the Resident Evil series’ roots of fear, exploration and tense atmosphere. The full game is available to play via the included optional PlayStation┬«VR Mode for the PS4 version. In order to provide an overwhelming, deeply immersive horror experience, the game’s system underwent a dramatic shift from its previous third-person camera to a new first-person perspective, helping to drive sales of the title to 5.1 million units* worldwide. Further, in December 2017 Capcom released Resident Evil 7 biohazard Gold Edition, a complete set featuring the main game as well as all Season Pass content. *As of March 31, 2018

With that in mind, here’s the sales rankings for all Resident Evil titles (info taken from the Capcom website):

  • 1. Resident Evil 5 – 10.6M
    2. Resident Evil 6 – 8.4M
    3. Resident Evil 4 – 7M
    4. Resident Evil 7 – 5.1M
    5. Resident Evil – 5M
    6. Resident Evil 2 – 4.9M
    7. Resident Evil 3 – 3.5M (tied)
    7. Resident Evil Remake – 3.5M (tied)
    8. Resident Evil 0 – 3M
    9. Resident Evil CV – 2.5M (tied)
    9. Resident Evil ORC – 2.5M (tied)
    10. Resident Evil Revelations 2 – 2.3M

It looks like the soft-reboot of the franchise that Resident Evil 7: Biohazard brought is paying off. Combined with Monster Hunter: World’s performance, Capcom should be doing quite well. It’ll be interesting to see what else they announce in the coming months.

Samuel Tolbert
Samuel Tolberthttp://Ticgamesnetwork.com
Hello, I'm Samuel. I'm the News Editor for TiC Games Network. I've loved video games for most of my life. I also enjoy writing about them. If you like what I write, feel free to follow me on Twitter. Also enjoy talking about tech, movies and other geeky stuff.

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