The Resident Evil 3 remake is due to launch in April, but that doesn’t mean that Capcom is just ignoring the accomplishments of its predecessor. Resident Evil 2 Remake sales apparently have sold a total of five million units according to a quarterly fiscal report released by Capcom today for the fiscal year.
Resident Evil 2 was where the Resident Evil series originally hit its stride, putting players in the roles of Leon Kennedy and Claire Redfield as they each came to Raccoon City for their own reasons, only to have to fight for their lives to get out.
The game has proven to be very popular even after years and years of other Resident Evil games coming out, so it’s no surprise that the Resident Evil 2 Remake sales were so high, especially given the much higher production values and much better atmosphere.
Rather than being a fairly standard tank-control zombie shooter, the Resident Evil 2 Remake made the game much more of a survivor…
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