Shipments of Resident Evil 2 Top 4 Million Units Worldwide!
– Favorable growth in unit sales backed by multitude of positive reviews –
Capcom Co., Ltd. (Capcom) today announced that Resident Evil 2 for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, the Xbox One family of devices including Xbox One X, and PC has shipped 4 million units globally.
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 90 million units* since the first title debuted in 1996. More than 20 years later, continuous support from the passionate fan base across the globe makes it one of Capcom’s flagship game series. *As of February 26, 2019
Originally released in 1998, Resident Evil 2 went on to achieve cumulative sales of 4.96 million units, making it the fourth best-selling game in the Resident Evil franchise. In the 2019 release, Capcom used its cutting-edge R&D facilities to build the game completely from the ground up for current-generation game platforms. In addition to visual effects, including detailed, photo-realistic graphics made possible with RE ENGINE, Capcom’s proprietary development engine, the title provides players with a fresh horror experience via audio featuring Dolby Atmos 7.1.4 and real-time sound image rendering that utilizes binaural technology. As a result, Resident Evil 2 garnered critical acclaim around the globe from both the media and game players alike, propelling sales to 4 million units worldwide. Further, Capcom released free additional content titled The Ghost Survivors on February 15 in order to provide players of Resident Evil 2 with a longer, more engrossing gameplay experience.
Capcom remains firmly committed to satisfying the expectations of all stakeholders by leveraging its industry-leading game development capabilities in order to create highly entertaining gameplay experiences.
[ 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|
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