Resident Evil Village only just got released back on May 7th and less than a week later it has now topped over 3 million copies sold worldwide, this includes both physical and digital versions of the game.
Resident Evil Village is the latest and eighth title in the series (if you only include the main games and not the spin off titles). The story basically follows on from the events of Resident Evil 7 where players once again resume control of Ethan Winters.
The announcement came from the official Capcom Japan site, which went on to say …
Representing the eighth main entry in the series, the new Resident Evil Village is the sequel to Resident Evil 7 biohazard (which has gone on to ship a cumulative 8.5 million units as of December 31, 2020) and features a higher degree of action and even more expansive, highly-engaging gameplay. In the game, players take on the role of protagonist Ethan Winters as they delve into a new kind of survival horror set in a mysterious, icy village. Built with Capcom’s proprietary RE ENGINE, the game maximizes the potential of next-generation devices to deliver stunning, photorealistic visuals while utilizing cutting-edge audio technology. This, along with praise for the deeply immersive experience from fans following the game’s demo, resulted in worldwide shipments of the title surpassing 3 million units.
Speaking and continuing the topic it is also said that Resident Evil 7 only managed to sell 2.5 million units in its first week, which is considerably less than its follow-up title.
So far the Resident Evil series as a whole has managed to sell over an amazing 100 million units worldwide.
Resident Evil Village has been met with Overwhelmingly Positive feedback according to Steam