Capcom’s latest survival horror game Resident Evil Village has sold over 3 million units worldwide, the company announced. Resident Evil Village took only 4 days to reach the milestone. In comparison, Resident Evil 7: Biohazard had sold 2.5 million units in the same amount of time.
Resident Evil Village had a global release on May 7. The game is available to play on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Stadia, and Windows (Steam). Apart from a narrative-driven single-player mode, the game also includes a 6 player multiplayer mode called Re:Verse.
Back in March, Capcom had revealed the minimum and recommended PC system requirements for RE Village. Recently, a report was put out stating that the game had higher frame rates on Xbox Series X/S than PlayStation 5.
Resident Evil Village gameplay
Resident Evil Village features an eerie atmosphere, sword-wielding monsters, several puzzle elements, and more. The game features bosses that reside at different locations. They are- Alcina Dimitrescu aka Lady Dimitrescu at Castle Dimitrescu, Karl Heisenberg at Heisenberg’s Factory, Salvatore Moreau at Moreau’s Reservoir, and Donna Beneviento at House Beneviento. These 4 villains worship a deity-like figure called Mother Miranda. The game’s protagonist Ethan has to overcome all the obstacles to rescue his kidnapped daughter.
Off to a good start
Resident Evil Village had a good start when it released. The game hit a peak concurrent player count of 101,726 on the day of its release according to the report by SteamDB making it the biggest launch in the history of Resident Evil games. RE Village will also prove to be highly profitable for Capcom. The company already registered record profits for the 4th year in a row and they anticipating revenue of 100bn yen (£653m) and a profit of 42bn yen (£274m) in FY ending March 2022.