Resident Evil 2 Remake Ship 10 Million Units Worldwide - SalesWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 14 July 2022 / 2,443 Views
Capcom announced the remake of Resident Evil 2 has shipped over 10 million units worldwide.
"Released in January 2019, Resident Evil 2 is a reimagining of the original, long-time favorite," reads the press release from Capcom. "The title garnered critical acclaim from international media, lauded for providing a fresh horror experience, deeply immersive world and dramatic story all made possible by the latest in cutting-edge technology.
"Following its launch, Capcom released a steady stream of high-quality titles from the series, including Resident Evil 3 and Resident Evil Village, and executed a flexible pricing strategy that leveraged digital sales. Moreover, the company promoted the overall brand with regular content releases—such as the live-action Resident Evil series that began streaming today, July 14, on Netflix—propelling cumulative sales of Resident Evil 2 to surpass 10 million units worldwide.
"Capcom remains firmly committed to satisfying the expectations of all stakeholders by leveraging its industry-leading game development capabilities."
The remake of Resident Evil 2 released for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on January 25, 2019, and for the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S on June 13, 2022.
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 and taking over the hardware estimates in 2017. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel. You can contact the author on Twitter @TrunksWD.