Capcom announced Resident Evil 2 remake surpassed 10 million copies sold around the world.
The sales milestone includes physical copies shipped and digital copies sold. The second Resident Evil remake released on January 13, 2019 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC via Steam. Additionally, the game would make its way to PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S on June 13 this year.
Here’s the statement from Capcom to investors:
Released in January 2019, Resident Evil 2 is a reimagining of the original, long-time favorite*. The title garnered critical acclaim from international media, lauded for providing a fresh horror experience, deeply immersive world and dramatic story all made possible by the latest in cutting-edge technology. Following its launch, Capcom released a steady stream of high-quality titles from the series, including Resident Evil 3 and Resident Evil Village, and executed a flexible pricing strategy that leveraged digital sales. Moreover, the company promoted the overall brand with regular content releases—such as the live-action Resident Evil series that began streaming today, July 14, on Netflix—propelling cumulative sales of Resident Evil 2 to surpass 10 million units worldwide.
Capcom remains firmly committed to satisfying the expectations of all stakeholders by leveraging its industry-leading game development capabilities.