Capcom today announced that Resident Evil 2 has shipped 4 million units globally on all platforms. According to the press release, cumulative sales of all the games in the Resident Evil series now total 90 million units since the first title debuted in 1996.
Originally released in 1998, Resident Evil 2 went on to achieve cumulative sales of 4.96 million units, making it the fourth best-selling game in the Resident Evil franchise. In the 2019 release, Capcom used its cutting-edge R&D facilities to build the game completely from the ground up for current-generation game platforms.
In addition to visual effects, including detailed, photo-realistic graphics made possible with RE ENGINE, Capcom’s proprietary development engine, the title provides players with a fresh horror experience via audio featuring Dolby Atmos 7.1.4 and real-time sound image rendering that utilizes binaural technology. As a result, Resident Evil 2 garnered critical acclaim around the globe from both the media and game players alike, propelling sales to 4 million units worldwide.
Furthermore, Capcom released free additional content titled The Ghost Survivors on February 15th in order to provide players of Resident Evil 2 with a longer, more engrossing gameplay experience.