Resident Evil Village Sells 4.5 Million Units Worldwide; May Have Surpassed Resident Evil 3 and Devil May Cry 5

Resident Evil Village

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Capcom have announced horror survival game Resident Evil Village has sold 4.5 million units worldwide.

The game has previously 4 million units worldwide by late May 2021; and sold faster than the three prior games in the series. The game’s popularity is likely the reason Capcom announced DLC was in development for the game during E3 2021.

Resident Evil 7: Biohazard was previously announced to have sold 9 million units as of March 31st, 2021. This made it Capcom’s second best selling title, and the best selling Resident Evil game; as Capcom consider each entry of Resident Evil 4 as a separate game, divided by platform. In total, Resident Evil 4 sold 10.7 million units.

Overall Resident Evil Village’s 4.5 million places it as the 5th best selling Resident Evil game, surpassing Resident Evil 3 (2020). This would also mark it as the 12th best-selling Capcom game of all time, just ahead of Devil May Cry 5. However, both of those figures are based on sales data from March 31st.

You can find the full rundown on Resident Evil Village (via Steam) below.

Experience survival horror like never before in the eighth major installment in the storied Resident Evil franchise – Resident Evil Village.

Set a few years after the horrifying events in the critically acclaimed Resident Evil 7 biohazard, the all-new storyline begins with Ethan Winters and his wife Mia living peacefully in a new location, free from their past nightmares. Just as they are building their new life together, tragedy befalls them once again.

  • First-Person Action – Players will assume the role of Ethan Winters and experience every up-close battle and terrifying pursuit through a first-person perspective.
  • Familiar Faces and New Foes – Chris Redfield has typically been a hero in the Resident Evil series, but his appearance in Resident Evil Village seemingly shrouds him in sinister motives. A host of new adversaries inhabiting the village will relentlessly hunt Ethan and hinder his every move as he attempts to make sense of the new nightmare he finds himself in.

Resident Evil Village is available on Windows PC (via GamersGate, and Steam), PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and Google Stadia. PlayStation 4 and Xbox One will support upgrades to the next generation. In case you missed it, you can find our review here (we highly recommend it!)



Ryan was a former Niche Gamer contributor.

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