Capcom’s survival horror remake is on monitor to recreate Resident Evil 7’s success.
Resident Evil 7 managed to ship 3 million units within three days of its launch, adopted by another 500,000 just two weeks later. The title has bought a complete of 6 million copies, and Capcom says it “looks to achieve similar, long-term sales for Resident Evil 2 as well.”
The franchise as an entire has bought 88 million models since Resident Evil kicked issues off in 1996, whereas the unique Resident Evil 2 bought 4.96 million models.
While neither title has matched the success of Monster Hunter World, which shipped 5 million units in three days and went on to turn into Capcom’s best-selling game ever, the numbers are nonetheless spectacular.
Resident Evil 2 is getting a free update next month with The Ghost Survivors DLC that lets gamers take the function of three characters who’re useless within the official canon, in “what if” eventualities that sees them alive and effectively, and attempting to flee Raccoon City.
The content material will probably be out there to obtain on February 15.
If you’ve picked up the remake, swing by our Resident Evil 2 guide hub for hints, suggestions, and walkthroughs.