Resident Evil 7: biohazard has shipped over three million units worldwide, Capcom announced. The game launched for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC in North America, Europe, and Asia on January 24, and Japan on January 26.
Capcom also announced that the newest entry in the Resident Evil Hollywood film series, Resident Evil: The Final Chapter, has had a strong performance worldwide, pushing the film series’ total global box-office to over one billion dollars. The Resident Evil series boast the all-time top box office gross of any film series based on a video game to date.
Here’s an overview of Resident Evil 7, via Capcom:
Resident Evil 7: biohazard is the latest installment, and builds upon the series’ roots of fear, exploration and tense atmosphere. The full game is also available to play via the included optional PlayStation VR Mode for the PS4 version. Resident Evil 7: biohazard is also an Xbox Play Anywhere digital game which allows play on both Xbox One and Windows 10 with shared saves, game add-ons, and achievements. In addition to utilizing the new proprietary RE Engine to push hardware specifications to their limits, the game’s system underwent a dramatic shift from its previous third-person camera to a new first-person perspective in order to provide an overwhelming, deeply immersive horror experience. By incorporating broadly scoped innovations and refocusing on horror, the title earned numerous high-scoring reviews from around the globe and garnered attention from fans who also highly praised the game, leading it to exceed three million units shipped. Capcom will continue to expand interest and demand for the title by releasing additional downloadable content, as well as holding in-store PlayStation VR demos throughout Japan with the aim of further promoting sales.