After a busy weekend, Capcom issued a statement to give the news that Resident Evil 4 Remake sold more than 3 million copies in just two dayswhich positions the game as the second best-performing title in the franchise for its release date and surpassing the remakes of previous titles in numbers, which shows the excitement of the fans of the saga.
The only game in the franchise that did better was Resident Evil 6, which in 2012 sold 4.5 million copies in two days, a figure that stood as an all-time record for Capcom for six years until the release of Monster Hunter: World. Compared to previous remakes, RE4 Remake sold faster, as RE2 Remake sold 3 million in four days and Resident Evil 3 remake reached 2 million in the same four days.
Resident Evil 6 holds the crown for most purchases at launch
The launch was one of the biggest milestones for the franchise and it was released on PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X / S and PC, accessibility that allowed a large number of players to test the title during launch; it even set a milestone on Steam as one of the most played titles upon its launch, reaching 168 thousand players in simultaneous time.
The Resident Evil 4 remake had a positive reception from fans of the saga which is demonstrated by the positive reviews and comments, in addition to the numbers of purchases that exceed the figures achieved by the original versions of Resident Evil 4 for Gamecube and Playstation 2, which sold 3.5 million copies together in one year. For its part, the provider company closed its statement promising to maintain quality content and meet the expectations of players so that they have entertaining experiences.
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