Capcom shared new sales figures for Resident Evil Village in its latest financial statement.
According to the presentation (slide 20), the game has sold 6.1 million copies since its release in May 2021.
Resident Evil Village shipped over 3 million units in its first four days of release, becoming the third fastest selling title in the series, tied with 2019’s Resident Evil 2. By July, the game had moved 4.5 million units and peaked at 5 million units the following October.
The game also had the best Steam launch for a Resident Evil game.
Overall the Resident Evil series has sold 125 million units since the first game was developed by Shinji Mikami and Tokuro Fujiwara and released for PlayStation in 1996.
It is Capcom’s best-selling video game franchise, best-selling horror game series, and has seen various film adaptations ranging from the big screen to Netflix.
In the slide presentation, Capcom also revealed some other big numbers for its more well-known titles.
That street fighter The series has sold 47 million units worldwide MegaMan franchise has moved 37 million units, Devil May Cry 25 million units and the deadrise series has sold a respectable 15 million units.
Over 80 million copies of monster hunter Games have been sold, with Monster Hunter Rise selling more than 9 million units.
https://www.vg247.com/resident-evil-village-has-sold-over-61-million-copies-worldwide-franchise-moves-past-125-million-units Resident Evil Village has sold over 6.1 million units worldwide with the franchise now exceeding 125 million units