Resident Evil 4 Has Sold Over 3 Million Copies in Two Days

    A monumental start for the hit remake.

    If you’ve been wondering how many copies Resident Evil 4 has sold, you’re now in luck. Capcom announced this morning that Resident Evil 4 has sold through 3 million units in its first two days after release. This easily makes the remake of the 2005 classic one of the fastest-selling Resident Evil titles, with Resident Evil 2 selling 3 million copies in one week.

    Below, you can check out the press release that was released by Capcom to announce these sales figures.

    Capcom Co., Ltd. (Capcom) today announced that new title Resident Evil 4 for PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, Xbox Series X|S and PC has sold over 3 million units worldwide.

    The Resident Evil franchise features survival horror games in which players utilize a variety of weapons and other items to escape terrifying situations. Cumulative shipments of the games in the series now exceed 135 million units* since the first title debuted in 1996. Now, more than 27 years later, continuous support from the passionate fan base across the globe makes it Capcom’s flagship game series.

    Resident Evil 4 is a remake of the original 2005 title. In addition to reworking the story and modernizing the game feel, the 2023 release will provide both fans of the series and newcomers alike with a fresh gameplay experience, featuring highly immersive visuals powered by the cutting-edge graphics technology of Capcom’s proprietary RE ENGINE. Along with securing high scores on online review sites, the title garnered praise and attention following the release of the Chainsaw Demo, in which players could enjoy the opening of the game, resulting in worldwide sales of the title surpassing 3 million units in the first two days after the game’s release.

    Promotional art for the Resident Evil 4 remake from Capcom featuring Leon and Ashley cornered by Los Ganados and Dr. Salvador

    We’ll surely get more updates soon regarding how many copies Resident Evil 4 sold in a week, but it seems like the initial sales are incredibly strong for this remake.

    Resident Evil 4 is available now on Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and PC via Steam.

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