Resident Evil 2 hit retailer cabinets again in January 2019, but it’s already reached one other spectacular milestone. In response to a press launch from Capcom, the highly-acclaimed remake for Resident Evil 2 has shipped over 4 million models worldwide since launch. That is up from the three million copies shipped throughout the title’s first week available on the market.
If this momentum stays regular, gross sales of the 2019 launch might surpass these of the 1998 authentic, which went on to attain four.96 million in cumulative gross sales. Success of this nature has propelled Resident Evil right into a franchise whole of 90 million copies offered worldwide since its debut again in 1996.
The previous couple of years have seen Resident Evil reclaim its crown within the survival horror style. Curiously, it seems the vital and business success of Resident Evil 7, which lately crossed six million models offered, was solely the 1st step. With the Resident Evil 2 remake out the door, and of an distinctive high quality, followers are hoping Resident Evil three: Nemesis will finally obtain related therapy. In response to Producer Yoshiaki Hirabayashi, such a mission could also be doable if demand proves excessive sufficient.
Moreover, gamers have extra than simply the Resident Evil 2 content material on the disc to expertise. Shortly after launch, Capcom launched Ghost Survivors Mode, a free replace which consists of three aspect tales. Whether or not or no more DLC of this sort is on the best way stays to be seen. However not less than followers of the collection have extra to stay up for in 2019, as remastered releases of Resident Evil and Resident Evil 2 soundtracks are slated to hit vinyl someday this 12 months.
[Source: Capcom via GamingBolt]