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Capcom's Resident Evil 4 remake has topped 3 million sales

Capcom says the title surpassed that milestone in just two days.

Chris Kerr

March 29, 2023

1 Min Read
Key artwork for Resident Evil 4

Resident Evil 4 has sold over 3 million units worldwide in two days, according to publisher Capcom.

The latest in a growing list of Resident Evil remakes, Resident Evil 4 launched on the PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X | S, and PC on March 24, 2023.

The launch milestone means the wider franchise has now topped 135 cumulative shipments since debuting in 1996.

Resident Evil 4 is a remake of the original 2005 title that features a reworked story and modernized "game feel" designed to provide fans of the original and newcomers with a fresh experience.

The project was pulled into the present tense using Capcom's proprietary RE Engine, and follows in the footsteps of recent remakes including Resident Evil 2 (2019) and Resident Evil 3 (2020).

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Chris Kerr

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Game Developer news editor Chris Kerr is an award-winning journalist and reporter with over a decade of experience in the game industry. His byline has appeared in notable print and digital publications including Edge, Stuff, Wireframe, International Business Times, and PocketGamer.biz. Throughout his career, Chris has covered major industry events including GDC, PAX Australia, Gamescom, Paris Games Week, and Develop Brighton. He has featured on the judging panel at The Develop Star Awards on multiple occasions and appeared on BBC Radio 5 Live to discuss breaking news.

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