Capcom has revealed that it has now bought over 90 million copies of Resident Evil video games. The success of this 12 months’s Resident Evil 2 remake has actually appeared to reanimate the franchise, with the shiny recreation of the fan favourite title incomes rave opinions and shifting three million copies in its first week alone.- Advertisement -
Arguably, one factor that is higher than evaluation aggregations and gross sales statistics is the truth that the Resident Evil 2 remake has actually related with followers. As properly as being a preferred buy and a success with critics, the sport has spawned a seemingly countless string of imaginative mods from gamers. The most up-to-date mod that we noticed shed the terrifying Tyrant of his iconic outerwear, for causes that are not solely clear, imagining with comical outcomes what the vicious villain would seem like in his Speedos.
Nonetheless, these spectacular gross sales stats are nothing to be scoffed at. The official Capcom web site is the supply of this information story, with a web page all in regards to the Resident Evil franchise stating this: “Since its first launch in 1996, [the Resident Evil collection] has exceeded 90 million items bought in complete (as of February 26, 2019), and has gained enthusiastic assist from all around the world nonetheless greater than 20 years since its look.”
It was a discussion board person on Reset Era who noticed and shared these stats from the Capcom website, and the string of constructive feedback beneath the preliminary discussion board put up gives one other effective instance of how a lot love there may be for Resident Evil within the gaming group in the intervening time.
It’s hardly a shock to listen to that the Resident Evil collection has carried out traditionally properly, even when the precise variety of items bought is jaw-dropping. The collection has remained a mainstay within the horror style (even when it is not all the time well-known for the best causes) and even the sport’s most controversial installments are likely to carry out comparatively properly.
Capcom appears to be absolutely conscious of how scorching its horror collection is correct now, as the corporate has introduced plans to launch three traditional Resident Evil video games (0, 1 and 4) on Nintendo Switch later this 12 months.