The new Resident Evil 2 Remake for PS4, Xbox One, and PC is a big hit. Capcom has introduced that the sport hit 3 million copies shipped worldwide in its first week.
Capcom additionally introduced that the complete Resident Evil franchise has now pushed 88 million models shipped for the reason that sequence debuted again in 1996. It additionally up to date the gross sales efficiency for Resident Evil 7, confirming that it has reached 6 million copies shipped.
Unsurprisingly, Resident Evil is Capcom’s biggest franchise based mostly on complete models shipped.
For comparability, the 1998 authentic Resident Evil 2 reached 4.96 million in gross sales throughout its lifetime, so the brand new version is already properly on its approach to hitting that mark. A huge launch week for the Remake was no shock, as the sport’s distinctive “1-Shot Demo” picked up 4.7 million downloads.
Capcom has religion that the Resident Evil 2 remake will proceed to promote properly. The firm stated it believes that the remake can benefit from the form of “long-term sales” that Resident Evil 7 did.
“Resident Evil 2 is not only a stellar remake of the original, but it’s also simply a strong horror game that delivers anxiety-inducing and grotesque situations, topping some of the series’ finest entries,” wrote critic Alessandro Fillari. “But above all, the remake is an impressive game for the fact that it goes all-in on the pure survival horror experience, confidently embracing its horrifying tone and rarely letting up until the story’s conclusion.”
Those who’re new to Resident Evil 2 can try our story recap earlier than diving in. We’ve additionally put collectively a useful information on how to clear the 4th Survivor bonus game. The remake additionally makes it easier to unlock the secret Tofu Mode.