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  • June 12, 2018
  • Press Release
  • 3-1-3, Uchihiranomachi, Chuo-ku
    Osaka, 540-0037, Japan
    Capcom Co., Ltd.
    Haruhiro Tsujimoto, President and COO
    (Code No. 9697 First Section of Tokyo Stock Exchange)

Capcom to Release Resident Evil 2 and Devil May Cry 5 Before End of March 2019!
- Aims for sustainable growth by consistently releasing new major titles in global markets -

Capcom Co., Ltd. (Capcom) today announced its two major titles for the current fiscal year. Resident Evil 2 for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, the Xbox One family of devices including the Xbox One X and PC is scheduled for release on January 25, 2019, and Devil May Cry 5 for the Xbox One family of devices including the Xbox One X, PlayStation®4 system and PC is scheduled for a Spring 2019 release.

The Resident Evil franchise features survival horror games in which players utilize a variety of weapons and other items to escape terrifying situations. Cumulative sales of the games in the series now total 83 million units* since the first title debuted in 1996. More than 20 years later, support from the passionate fan base across the globe even today makes it Capcom's flagship game series. With the new Resident Evil 2, Capcom is taking the fourth best-selling game in the series' history, with cumulative sales of 4.96 million units, and creating it anew.

The Devil May Cry series consists of popular, stylish action games known for their unique characters and exhilarating movement. One of Capcom's major brands, the games in this series have cumulatively sold more than 16 million units* since the first title was released in 2001. The latest title in the series, Devil May Cry 5, is scheduled for a Spring 2019 release.

By leveraging its wealth of widely recognized IP, Capcom aims to further increase its corporate value with consistent releases of major titles each fiscal year.

Capcom remains firmly committed to satisfying the expectations of all users by leveraging its industry-leading game development capabilities in order to create highly entertaining gameplay experiences.

*As of March 31, 2018

[ Product Details ]

1. Title Resident Evil 2
2. Genre Survival horror
3. Platforms PlayStation®4 system, Xbox One, PC
4. Release Date January 25, 2019

*Microsoft and Xbox One are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

1. Title Devil May Cry 5
2. Genre Stylish action
3. Platforms Xbox One, PlayStation®4 system, PC
4. Release Date Spring 2019

*Microsoft and Xbox One are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.


Resident Evil 2

Devil May Cry 5

Inquiries regarding the above information may be directed to:

Capcom Co., Ltd.
Public Relations and Investor Relations Section
(Address) 3-1-3, Uchihiranomachi, Chuo-ku, Osaka, 540-0037, Japan
(Tel) +81-6-6920-3623 (Fax) +81-6-6920-5108
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