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Resident Evil Village Tops 5.7 Million Units, Monster Hunter Stories 2 Tops 1.4 Million

Resident Evil Village Tops 5.7 Million Units, Monster Hunter Stories 2 Tops 1.4 Million - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 26 January 2022 / 2,507 Views

Capcom has released its earnings report for the third quarter of the fiscal year ending March 31, 2022. The quarter itself ended December 31, 2021. 

The publisher reported net sales for the nine-month period were up 35.9 percent to 88.16 billion yen, while operating income grew 43.9 percent to 35.10 billion yen.

Capcom's forecast for the full fiscal year remains unchanged. Net sales are expected to reach 100 billion yen, while operating income is expected to hit 42 billion yen.

Resident Evil Village Tops 5.7 Million Units, Monster Hunter Stories 2 Tops 1.4 Million

Capcom has provided updated sales figures for multiple titles in its report. Resident Evil Village topped 5.7 million units shipped, while Resident Evil 7 Biohazard has shipped over one million units for the sixth consecutive fiscal year.

New release Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin has shipped over 1.4 million units and Monster Hunter Rise has shipped over eight million units.

A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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thevideogameninja (on 26 January 2022)

Awesome news for Capcom and some of their fan favorite franchises.

While I did feel that RE8 took a step back from the heightened tension and feel of the franchise (Re7 felt like the RE of the old days like RE1,2,3 etc... while RE8 felt more like RE4.) it was still an absolute blast to play and one of my picks for 2021 GOTY.

Hopefully Capcom reigns back some of the elements that make it fall more in line with RE4 for the next installment as I feel we are currently walking that tight rope of falling into the RE5/6 trap which funny enough ultimately lead to a retracement back to the roots of the franchise in RE7.

That aside, these sales figures are strong indicators of growth for the franchise and should give fans confidence that new entries are on their way.


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DonFerrari (on 26 January 2022)

Very good. Really liked RE8, would be good to have VR applied to it as well.

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Leynos (on 26 January 2022)

Nice. MHS2 is great.

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LivncA_Dis3 (on 26 January 2022)

Re7 is a fcking beast haha!

Congrats re8 an immaculate game of 2021!

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