Capcom has updated its Platinum Titles list, revealing that Resident Evil 7 is its second top selling game of all time. The best selling game for Capcom is Monster Hunter World (which has sold 16.1 million units). Resident Evil 7 follows with 7.9 million units, surpassing other Resident Evil releases like Resident Evil 5 and Resident Evil 6 for old-gen platforms.
What’s also interesting here is that Resident Evil 2 Remake is now the fifth top selling game for Capcom. RE2 Remake came out in January 2019 and has sold 7.2 million units so far. Thus, I’m pretty sure that it will surpass Resident Evil 7 in the next couple of years.
Do note that this list features individual game releases. It does have the total sales for each franchise. This basically means that Resident Evil 4 Wii and Resident Evil 4 PS2 and Resident Evil 4 PS3/X360 are three separate games. The same applies to Resident Evil 5 which was re-released on multiple platforms.
So yeah, make no mistake; Resident Evil 7 has not surpassed the total sales of Resident Evil 5 or Resident Evil 6.
Street Fighter 5 has also sold 4.7 million units, whereas Devil May Cry 5 has sold 3.7 million units. Resident Evil 3 Remake has sold 2.7 million units and Monster Hunter World Iceborne has sold 5.8 million units.
You can find the previous sales report for these games here.