Capcom has announced that Resident Evil Village yes has sold 5 million copies worldwide, reaching this milestone faster than its predecessor, Resident Evil 7: Biohazard. The news comes at a time when Capcom reports record levels of sales and profits in the last quarter.
As announced in a press release, Capcom has confirmed that Resident Evil: Village has sold more than 5 million units worldwide. After a successful launch window in May, during which the game sold more than 3 million units in its first week, Resident Evil Village has experienced a “steady sales growth” which has allowed the success of the game to continue.
According to the company, the success of Village is due in part to his “multifaceted expansion” within the saga. “As well as providing a sense of scale that surpasses its predecessor [Resident Evil 7: Biohazard], as well as a storytelling that rises above the horror game genre, this title was praised for presenting a higher degree of action and even more expansive, a very engaging game. “reads a statement from the studio about the game.
Having reached more than 5 million sales in just over 5 months Since its launch, Resident Evil: Village has overshadowed the milestone at a much faster rate than the latest installment in the series, Resident Evil 7, which it took more than a year to achieve the same. However, despite reaching the milestone at a slower pace, Capcom announced earlier this month that RE7 has already sold more than 10 million copies worldwide, becoming the first game in the franchise to do so.
The recent success of Resident Evil Village seems to be reflected in the studio as a whole.. Financial reports More recent data from Capcom indicate that the study’s net sales and profits have reached record levels for the second consecutive quarter. Capcom’s net sales increased 66.4% and its operating income increased 61.9%, year after year, during the six months that ended on September 30, 2021.
During that period, Capcom says its success has been driven primarily by new title releases and growth in digital sales, with sales volumes of its own games exceeding 19.8 million units (a figure that is up 43.5% year-over-year). Capcom recognized Resident Evil Village’s continued success in supporting the studio’s growth, but He also noted that he had made efforts to increase his earnings through other avenues, including the use of their trademarks in movies and licensed products in eSports. Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin was also noted as a major factor in success.