Resident Evil 2 Remake Outsells The Original Resident Evil 2

We Knew This Would Happen Sooner Or Later

Capcom made the official announcement in their latest press release on their official website

First they introduced to us Resident Evil 3 Remake:

Resident Evil 3 Scheduled for April 2020 Release!
– Reimagining of the popular Resident Evil title to be released and
includes new online game –

“Capcom Co., Ltd. (Capcom) today announced that Resident Evil 3 for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, the Xbox One family of devices including Xbox One X, and PC is scheduled for release on April 3, 2020.

The Resident Evil franchise features survival horror games in which players utilize a variety of weapons and other items to escape terrifying situations. Cumulative sales of the games in the series now total 94 million units* since the first title debuted in 1996. More than 20 years later, continuous support from the passionate fan base across the globe makes it Capcom’s flagship game series.

The new Resident Evil 3 is a remake of the 1999 release of Resident Evil 3: Nemesis, which went on to sell a cumulative 3.5 million units. The new game incorporates fresh ideas and utilizes the latest technology, leveraging Capcom’s proprietary RE Engine. Further, the title is planned to also include Resident Evil Resistance, an asymmetrical online title unveiled under the working title of “Project Resistance” at Tokyo Game Show 2019, giving players a chance to immerse themselves in two unique survival horror experiences that are complimentary.”

Regarding The Resident Evil 2 Remake Sales

“The Resident Evil series has garnered high praise from both fans and the media internationally, with Resident Evil 2, a remake released in January of this year, achieving more than 5 million units in sales* and being honored with Ultimate Game of the Year in the U.K. Golden Joystick Awards 2019—the highest prize awarded to games released in the current year.

Capcom remains firmly committed to satisfying the expectations of all stakeholders by leveraging its industry-leading game development capabilities in order to create highly entertaining gameplay experiences.”

The Strange Thing Is That They didn’t Update The Sales On Their Platinum Titles Section of The Page

And the Original Resident Evil 2 sales’ are still better than the remake. With 4.96 million units sold, compared to the 4.7 million units sold of the Resident Evil 2 Remake.

But my guess sooner or later, they will update it in the upcoming financial year of Capcom.

So what do you think of the Upcoming Remake of Resident Evil 3? Will it outsell the original one released back in 1999 or not?

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