Capcom confirms Resident Evil 4 remake sales have surpassed five million units as of July 20, 2023. The remake is one of the fastest selling games in the Resident Evil franchise, and Capcom expects sales to grow even further.
One million copies of Resident Evil 4 remake were sold since the prior sales update on April 7 this year. The five million Resident Evil 4 copies sold includes physical shipments and digital copies. Capcom expects more copies in circulation with the upcoming release of Resident Evil 4 VR Mode for PlayStation VR2. VR Mode will be available as free DLC for owners of Resident Evil 4.
The IR release from Capcom may be read below:
Resident Evil 4 Sales Top Five Million Units
Capcom Co., Ltd. (Capcom) today announced that the multiplatform title Resident Evil 4 has sold over 5 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 sales of the games in the series now exceed 142 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 provides 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. Sales of Resident Evil 4 grew following a highly positive reception from customers as well as with the release of The Mercenaries, free additional downloadable content, driving worldwide sales over 5 million units. Further, Capcom looks to continue expanding sales with the upcoming release of Resident Evil 4 VR Mode, free downloadable content compatible with PlayStation VR2.
Capcom remains firmly committed to satisfying the expectations of all stakeholders by leveraging its industry-leading game development capabilities in order to create highly entertaining gameplay experiences.
*As of March 31, 2023
Lastly, Resident Evil 4 remake is available now for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC via Steam.