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Capcom has announced the remake of Resident Evil 4 has sold over four million units worldwide.
“Capcom today announced that new multiplatform title Resident Evil 4 has sold over 4 million units worldwide,” reads the announcement from Capcom.
“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 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. In addition to Resident Evil 4 garnering interest and attention from the release of the Chainsaw Demo prior to launch, sales of the title grew steadily following a highly positive reception from customers, driving worldwide sales over 4 million units. Capcom will continue to focus on growing sales of the title, including with the release of The Mercenaries free additional downloadable content on April 7.
“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.”
Resident Evil 4 released or the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, and PC via Steam on March 24, 2023.
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