Resident Evil 7: biohazard surpasses 4 million in sales
Resident Evil 7: biohazard launched worldwide in late January, quickly becoming a hit among both long-time series fans and franchise newcomers. And less than a year after its release, that initial acclaim is paying off. Capcom reports Resident Evil 7 has sold 4.1 million units since launch between PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4.
According to Capcom's latest sales numbers, Resident Evil 7 is Capcom's eighth best-selling title. The survival horror title is sandwiched right between Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate at seventh and Monster Hunter 4 at ninth, making it one of Capcom's top 10 games in circulation. In comparison, Resident Evil 7 has sold more copies than Resident Evil 3 Nemesis, which currently sits at 12th with 3.5 million games purchased.
Resident Evil 7: biohazard isn't the best-selling Resident Evil game of all-time, however. That distinction currently goes to Resident Evil 5, which rests at 7.2 million units, followed by Resident Evil 6 with 7 million units sold. Both games top Capcom's best-selling titles at first and second place, respectively, with Resident Evil 2 clocking in at fourth place with 4.96 million units.
It's unclear for now if Resident Evil 7 will surpass Resident Evil 2 in the coming months ahead. But it could happen by next year. Gematsu reports that Resident Evil 7 gained 600,000 sales since April 2017, and with the holiday season coming up, more units may be sold during the season in the coming months ahead. Either way, Resident Evil 7: biohazard is available now for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.