In lastly lifting the veil on the remake for Resident Evil 3, Capcom shared an attention-grabbing element about the Resident Evil 2 remake’s success, up to now. As of December 4th, this 12 months’s Resident Evil 2 launch has surpassed 5 million copies offered worldwide. This particularly warrants applause contemplating the remake has formally toppled gross sales of the authentic 1998 launch, whose lifetime gross sales sit at roughly 4.96 million.
2019’s Resident Evil 2 expertise was certain to achieve unimaginable heights. Since its January launch, the gross sales numbers have been nothing brief of spectacular. In reality, by September 30th, the remake’s sales ballooned to 4.7 million. In simply three months’ time, then, momentum stays at a reasonably regular tempo, courtesy of round 300,000 copies being moved between late September and early December.
It must be attention-grabbing to see how Resident Evil 3’s remake performs in comparison with its 1999 predecessor, which, in accordance with Capcom, sits at 3.5 million copies offered since launch. The continued success of Resident Evil 2’s return suggests the writer could very effectively have one other huge hit on its fingers.
After almost a full 12 months of teasing, hypothesis, and leaks, Capcom unveiled the Resident Evil 3 remake. As had lengthy been rumored, the highly-anticipated announcement arrived throughout Sony’s most recent State of Play. With this official reveal additionally got here an April 2020 launch date. In addition, the writer introduced that Resident Evil Resistance, the asymmetrical multiplayer sport previously often called Project Resistance, will likely be packaged with the remake.
Resident Evil 3 is slated to hit shops cabinets for the PlayStation 4, PC, and Xbox One platforms on April third.