Resident Evil Village Sells 5 Million Units, Additional DLC Is Free

Resident Evil Village has now sold 5 million units worldwide. The news from Capcom was so recent that the latest figure has not made it into any of Capcom’s financials released earlier this week, although it does at least some, if not all, of the future. Resident Evil Village DLC will be free.

Resident Evil VillageThe 5 million figure included both digital and physical sales. The game’s success comes just a few weeks after Capcom also announced Resident Evil 7: Biohazard managed to reach 10 million units sold, the first time ever Resident Evil game has reached this milestone. The Publisher Features Resident Evil 7the success of promotions running back then Resident Evil Village was released, including a bundle for both games. The franchise as a whole has sold 120 million units between all its games. There are no details about what the free Resident Evil Village DLC will likely bring with it, but it will definitely help the game move more units in the future.

This isn’t the only franchise that has been successful for Capcom lately. Monster Hunter: World reached a milestone of 20 million units, including sales of the Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Master Edition. Monster Hunter: Rise because the Nintendo Switch isn’t doing too badly either, with a total of 7.5 million units last month. This franchise has now reached a total of 78 million units sold.

Other franchises also continue to sell well. street fighter has now sold 47 million copies between all its games, while Devil May Cry has reached 24 million sales across all titles. However, Capcom’s release list for the rest of the fiscal year is incredibly bare. With the exception of Monster Hunter: Rise Since it will be released on PC in January, there will be no major releases from the publisher before the next fiscal year begins in April 2022. However, they don’t seem to expect this to have a huge impact on their earnings. We’ll just have to wait and see what Capcom plans to do next year.

[Source: Capcom (1, 2, 3, 4, 5)]

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