It is possible that the Baker family has changed their address to Miami or Andorra. Capcom has announced that Resident Evil 7 , the survival horror that took us to a muddy Louisiana swamp, has surpassed 10 million copies sold both physically and digitally around the world. The title also helped us to meet Ethan Winters for the first time, whom we later accompanied in the recent Resident Evil 8: Village , which in the month of May already exceeded 4 million copies sold. Resident Evil 7It is available in Spain and around the world for PC, PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch thanks to its Cloud Version for Japan; the Luna version arrived in October 2020 and a version for Stadia launched in April 2021.
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It has been Capcom itself who has confirmed this sales figure through its official blog . The title originally debuted in January 2017, drawing on a return to the roots of fear, exploration, and a suffocating atmosphere that plunges players on a tense journey through the Baker property. In addition, the company has highlighted in its statement one of its most striking aspects: “The game system underwent a drastic change from a third-person camera to a first-person perspective, to provide an overwhelming and deeply immersive horror experience. , garnering high praise from major review portals and other outlets. ”
In fact, in the analysis that we dedicated to him in Vandal, we highlight the following: ” Resident Evil 7 is what fans of the saga had been crying out for in recent years: a return to survival horror, to puzzles, exploration, counting the bullets, fearing each confrontation, learning the scenarios by heart and always playing with tension, wanting to know what is around that corner or in the next room, but at the same time fearing it, in an irresistible combination of elements that make it impossible for you to detach yourself from the screen “.
Additionally, the release of Resident Evil 8: Village and the fact that its story was tied to the previous installment allowed Capcom to promote both titles. In fact, they released a pack that contains both games. “Capcom was successful with these promotions, achieving long-term sales in excess of one million units in each fiscal year since the release of Resident Evil 7: biohazard .”
Resident Evil: The best-selling games of the series
A Resident Evil 7 still has some way to go to beat the best-selling game in the series: Resident Evil 5 (2009), with 13,340,000 million copies sold; in second place we find Resident Evil 6 (2012) with 11,531,400. In fact, currently, Resident Evil 7 would be tied with Resident Evil 4 , a game of which users are waiting for a remake. You can check the sales figures in our article.