Resident Evil 3 Sold More Than 2 Million Units; Resident Evil 2 at 6.5M Sold Worldwide

Resident Evil 3

Capcom has confirmed in a press release that more than 2 million units of Resident Evil 3 was distributed in just 5 days. The results point to be excellent for the new remake of the company, which arrived on April 3 on Xbox One, PS4 and PC.

Despite the reluctance of some, who have criticized aspects such as the short duration of the title or the fact of abandoning pure survival horror. Players have succumbed to the charms of the game. And there are already more than 2 million units of Resident Evil 3 distributed in just 5 days on the aforementioned platforms, including all the consoles of the Xbox One family.

Resident Evil 3 Sold More Than 2 Million Units; Resident Evil 2 at 6.5M Sold Worldwide

In total, the Resident Evil saga has reached 95 million units sold since it hit the market in 1996. And more than 20 years later, it has become Capcom’s flagship saga thanks to continued support from fans across the world. As with the Resident Evil 2 demo, both the Raccoon City demo and the Resident Evil Resistance open beta managed to grab the attention of fans.

On the other hand, nearly 50% of the game’s total sales are digital, resulting in more than 2 million units of Resident Evil 3 distributed in just five days since it was released, according to the official statement.

This enormous success is in addition to that of Resident Evil 2, which arrived in January 2019 and has already exceeded 6.5 million units distributed worldwide. It is clear that the Resident Evil saga is unstoppable, living a moment of resounding success. And it’s highly likely that Resident Evil 8 and the Resident Evil 4 Remake will push the saga even further.

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Rajesh V
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