Game On: Resident Evil 2 is a hit!
January 29, 2019

The remake has now sold over 3 million copies!

It may only be a remake, but Resident Evil 2 has already sold more than 3 million copies worldwide according to Capcom. These numbers include the game on all platforms it was released on: Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC – it wasn’t revealed on which platform it has sold the most copies.

Adding the total number of units sold including the original 1996 game, Resident Evil 2 now stands at 88 million copies. The original game has sold 4.96 million copies, which is the fourth best-selling title in the franchise.

“More than 20 years later, continuous support from the passionate fan base across the globe make it Capcom’s flagship game series,” said the company in a press release. “With Resident Evil 7: Biohazard having now gone on to sell a cumulative 6 million units, Capcom looks to achieve similar, long-term sales for Resident Evil 2 as well.”

Reviews for the remake of Resident Evil 2 have mostly been positive, praising the upgraded graphics and gameplay and maintaining the same scary horror survival aspect that made the original sequel a hit.

by Victor Philip Ortiz
Tech Enthusiast and Movie Buff. Passionate for all things tech - you’ll normally find him tinkering with the latest gadgets and computer peripherals. He is an avid collector of Blu-ray discs and occasionally plays on his Xbox.
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