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The Resident Evil 2 remake has outsold the original version of the game

Sturdy success for Capcom’s huge remake.

What you have to know

  • Resident Evil 2 (2019) is an formidable remake of the unique 1998 recreation, which was developed for the PlayStation.
  • Capcom lately confirmed that Resident Evil 2 has outsold the unique recreation.
  • Capcom can be engaged on a remake of Resident Evil 3.
  • You possibly can seize Resident Evil 2 for $60 on the Microsoft Retailer.

Whereas Capcom formally confirmed the existence of the Resident Evil Three remake yesterday, the corporate has additionally supplied an replace on the success of its earlier survival-horror remake, Resident Evil 2. In line with Capcom, Resident Evil 2 gross sales have reached over 5 million copies as of December 4, whereas the franchise as an entire has offered over 94 million copies.

To place this quantity in perspective, it implies that Resident Evil 2 has outsold the unique recreation that launched on PlayStation in 1998, which had lifetime gross sales of 4.96 million copies. This determine doesn’t nevertheless depend any extra rereleases of the unique recreation, because it was later ported to Home windows, Nintendo 64, Dreamcast and GameCube.

If you have not performed the Resident Evil 2 remake but, you possibly can try our evaluate from Senior Editor Jez Corden. Jez wrote in his evaluate that “I had excessive expectations for Resident Evil 2, and Capcom delivered. That is the most effective horror recreation on Xbox One at the moment, and one among its greatest single-player experiences normally.” Resident Evil 2 additionally received “Greatest Xbox Recreation” in Home windows Central’s Recreation Awards for 2019.

With such sturdy success from one remake, Capcom is little question searching for comparable success from the Resident Evil Three remake, which is presently scheduled to launch on April 3, 2020. The Resident Evil Three remake additionally features a multiplayer part within the type of Resident Evil Resistance.

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