Resident Evil Village has shifted 4.5m copies worldwide

Resident Evil Village has shifted 4.5m copies worldwide

The latest entry in Capcom's Resident Evil franchise has shipped more than 4.5 million copies since its May launch.

The Japanese publishing giant announced the milestone in a post on the franchise's Japanese Twitter account, which comes over a month since it revealed the fact that the title had shifted four million units back in May.

Resident Evil Village made its debut on May 7th and sold three million copies in its first four days on the market, before going on to hit four million 20 days after its launch.

The title has seen a lot of success on PC, attracting a franchise record of 106.6k concurrent users on Steam shortly after its release and debuting as the best-selling game of the week on the platform when it launched

To date, the Resident Evil franchise has shipped 110 million units, per Capcom's franchise sales tracker.

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