Capcom today announced that worldwide shipments of Resident Evil 7, the latest installment in the Resident Evil franchise, have surpassed 2.5 million units. Do note that this does not mean that the game has sold 2.5 million units.
The Resident Evil franchise features survival horror games in which players utilize a variety of weapons and other items to escape terrifying situations. Cumulative sales of the games in the series now total 75 million units since the first title debuted in 1996.
Resident Evil 7 is the latest installment, and builds upon the series’ roots of fear, exploration and tense atmosphere. In order to provide an overwhelming, deeply immersive horror experience, the game’s system underwent a dramatic shift from its previous third-person camera to a new first-person perspective.
Furthermore, the title garnered attention worldwide, with the demo version exceeding 7.15 million downloads—a record for the series—and the game shipping more than 2.5 million units.
The PC version of Resident Evil 7 appears to be running well on a variety of systems, and you can read our PC Performance Analysis here.