New sales figure revealed, record broken


Three years after its original release, the survival horror game “Resident Evil Village” was able to set a new record. Most fans probably didn't expect that.


Capcom has released current figures that are sure to raise a few eyebrows. The focus is on the survival horror game “Resident Evil Village”which is still making headlines despite being three years old.

This is how successful Resident Evil Village is

As developer and publisher Capcom officially announced“Resident Evil Village” recently broke the mark of ten million copies sold worldwide. Although it is not known exactly how this number is distributed across the individual platforms, it is nevertheless impressive proof of the ongoing success of the survival horror game. But that's not all.

At the same time, Capcom announced that “Resident Evil Village” had set a new record. No other game in the franchise has been able to reach the 10 million mark in a shorter time. This makes it the fastest-selling title in the survival horror series, at least in terms of this milestone. Time will tell how long this record will last.

How good is Resident Evil Village really?

After a long wait, “Resident Evil Village” – which is often unofficially called simply “Resident Evil 8” – was released on May 7, 2021 for both PC and console. The story takes place three years after the events of “Resident Evil 7: Biohazard” located.

The focus is on Ethan Winters, who, after a tragedy, ends up in a remote village and the nearby castle of Lady Dimitrescu. The player can expect a dark atmosphere typical of the franchise and sometimes disturbing characters.

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All of this was received relatively well by both the trade press and the fans. On the website of the review aggregator The media representatives gave it a remarkable 84 percent. The community is a little more reserved, with 7.9 out of a maximum of ten points. But even there, the positive feedback prevails. Now “Resident Evil Village” can even set a new record.

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