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Resident Evil is a survival-horror series of video games developed by Capcom. Since the introduction of the series in 1996, the series has sold 71 million copies,[1] making it Capcom's best-selling franchise in terms of software sales. In terms of revenue, it has grossed over $8 billion, from software sales and film adaptations, making it Capcom's second highest-grossing franchise, after Street Fighter.

GamesEdit

Sales data from Capcom unless otherwise noted

Resident Evil games
Year Platforms Title Sales
(millions)
Ref Gross
(million US$)
(no inflation)
Gross
(million US$)
(with inflation)
Ref
1996 Resident Evil 5.2284 293 447
1996 PS1 Resident Evil 2.75 [n 1] 192 293 [3]
1997 Saturn Resident Evil 0.1484 [4] 8 12 [5]
1997 PS1 Resident Evil: Director's Cut 1.13 [n 2] 45 67 [n 3]
1998 PS1 Director's Cut: Dual Shock Ver. 1.2 48 72 [n 3]
1998 Resident Evil 2 5.779 422 620
1998 PS1 Resident Evil 2 4.96 [n 4] 363.2 534 [9]
1998 PS1 Resident Evil 2: DualShock Ver. 0.81 [n 5] 59.13 87 [12]
2000 N64 Resident Evil 2 0.009 [13] 0.71 1 [14]
Resident Evil 3 3.5 175 252
1999 PS1 Resident Evil 3: Nemesis 3.5 [n 6] 175 252 [16]
Resident Evil: Survivor 0.4839 30 42
2000 PS1 Resident Evil: Survivor 0.4839 [n 7] 30 42 [17]
Resident Evil Code: Veronica 2.54 137 191
2000 DC Resident Evil Code: Veronica 1.14 [n 8] 75.1 104 [n 9]
2001 PS2 Resident Evil Code: Veronica X 1.4 67 91 [n 10]
2002 Resident Evil (remake) 3.25 94 125
2002 GC Resident Evil 1.35 [n 11] 68 91 [24]
2014 Resident Evil
HD Remaster
1.9 26 26 [25]
2002 Resident Evil 0 2.65 87 116
2002 GC Resident Evil 0 1.25 [n 12] 63 84 [27]
2016
  • PS3
  • PS4
  • XB1
  • PC
Resident Evil 0
HD Remaster
1.4 24 24 [28]
2003 Resident Evil Outbreak 1.45 73 95
2003 PS2 Resident Evil Outbreak 1.45 [n 13] 73 95 [30]
2005 Resident Evil 4 6.75 520 638 [31]
2005 GC Resident Evil 4 1.6
2005 PS2 Resident Evil 4 2.3
2007 Wii Resident Evil 4: Wii Edition 2
2014 Steam Resident Evil 4 0.85 [32]
2007 Resident Evil:
Umbrella Chronicles
1.3 65 75
2007 Wii Resident Evil:
Umbrella Chronicles
1.3 [n 14] 65 75 [34]
2009 Resident Evil 5 10.6 943.4 1053 [35]
2009
  • PS3
  • X360
Resident Evil 5 7.2
2009 Steam Resident Evil 5 1.1 [36]
2010
  • PS3
  • X360
Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition 2.3
2012 Resident Evil 6 8.201 [n 15] 681 710 [38]
2012
  • PS3
  • X360
Resident Evil 6 6.8
Steam Resident Evil 6 1.4005 [39]
2012 Resident Evil:
Operation Raccoon City
2.7 [n 16] 158.4 165 [41]
2012
  • PS3
  • X360
Resident Evil:
Operation Raccoon City
2.5
Steam Resident Evil:
Operation Raccoon City
0.16022
2013 Revelations 1 & 2 3.9 160 165
2013
  • PS3
  • 360
  • Wii U
  • PC
Resident Evil:
Revelations
1.7 80 82 [42]
2015
  • PS3
  • X360
  • PS4
  • XB1
  • PC
Resident Evil:
Revelations 2
2.2 80 81 [43]
2017 Resident Evil 7: Biohazard 3.7 260.3 260.3
2017
  • PS4
  • XB1
  • PC
Resident Evil 7:
Biohazard
3.7 254 254 [n 17]
Total 78 4089 6244

MoviesEdit

Sales data from The Numbers

Resident Evil movies
Year Title Gross
(million US$)
(no inflation)
Gross
(million US$)
(with inflation)
Note
2002 Resident Evil 104 138 Box office
2004 Apocalypse 125.2 159 Box office
2007 Extinction 181.23321 209 [46]
2008 Degeneration 11.12 12 Video
2010 Afterlife 331.15 364 [47]
2012 Retribution 261 272 [48]
2016 The Final Chapter 312.243 312.243 [49]
Total 1326 1766

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Biohazard (PS) - 1.3 million units in Japan[2]
  2. Biohazard: Director's Cut (PS) - 514,122 units in Japan[6]
  3. 3.0 3.1 Resident Evil: Director's Cut (PS) price: $39.99[7]
  4. Biohazard 2 (PS) - 2,155,266 units in Japan[8]
  5. Resident Evil 2: Dual Shock Edition - 810,000 units (March 1999)[10]
    • Japan: 301,676[6]
    • United States: 455,018[11]
  6. Resident Evil 3:
    • Japan: 1.55 million[2]
    • United States: 1.2 million[15]
  7. Resident Evil: Survivor
    • Japan: 288,623[6]
    • United States: 195,277[11]
  8. Resident Evil Code: Veronica (Dreamcast) - 403,964 units in Japan[18]
  9. Resident Evil Code: Veronica (Dreamcast) - 1.14 million units
    • Japan: 403,964 untis at ¥7538 ($72) = $29.1 million
    • Overseas: 736,036 units at $62 average price = $46 million
  10. Resident Evil Code: Veronica X
    • United States: 1.04 million units[15] at $40[21] = $42 million
    • Elsewhere: 360,000 units at ¥7344[22] ($68) = $24.5 million
  11. 267,470 in Japan[23]
  12. 342,196 in Japan[26]
  13. 334,462 in Japan[29]
  14. 212,417 in Japan[33]
  15. Resident Evil 6:
    • 6.8 million (PS3/X360)
    • 1.4005 million (Steam)[37]
  16. Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City
    • 2.5 million (PS3/X360)
    • 160,220 (Steam)[40]
  17. Resident Evil 7: 3.7 million units
    • PS4 version in Japan: 324,066 units[44] at ¥8629 ($108) = $35 million
    • Steam (PC) version: 494,334 units at $59.99[45] = $30 million
    • Other: 2.8816 million units at $65.50 average price = $189 million


ReferencesEdit

  1. http://www.capcom.co.jp/ir/english/finance/salesdata.html
  2. 2.0 2.1 http://www.the-magicbox.com/Chart-JPPlatinum.shtml
  3. 2.75 million units at $69.95
  4. 148,372 sales for Saturn in Japan
  5. 148,372 units at ¥5184 ($51)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 http://web.archive.org/web/20081230005338/www.japan-gamecharts.com/ps1.php
  7. http://huguesjohnson.com/scans/EBChristmas97/playstation.html
  8. http://www.the-magicbox.com/Chart-BestSell1998.shtml
  9. Resident Evil 2:
    • Japan: 2,155,266 units at ¥7344 ($72) = $155.2 million
    • Overseas: 2,804,734 units at $74 average price = $208 million
  10. FY1999 Financial Results. Capcom Co., Ltd (May 2000). Archived from the original on February 3, 2011. Retrieved on November 2, 2010.
  11. 11.0 11.1 http://www.gamepilgrimage.com/Ps1ussales.htm
  12. Resident Evil 2 average price: $73
  13. 8,601 sales for N64 in Japan
  14. 8,601 units at ¥8424 ($82)
  15. 15.0 15.1 http://www.the-magicbox.com/Chart-USPlatinum.shtml
  16. 3.5 million units at $49.99
  17. 483,900 units at ¥6264 ($61)
  18. http://web.archive.org/web/20081230005313/www.japan-gamecharts.com/dc.php
  19. http://segaretro.org/index.php?title=File:DCUK_11.pdf&page=62
  20. 1.833 USD per GBP in 2004
  21. https://www.gamespot.com/reviews/resident-evil-code-veronica-x-review/1900-6085823/
  22. https://www.famitsu.com/cominy/?m=pc&a=page_h_title&title_id=9292
  23. http://www.the-magicbox.com/Chart-BestSell2002.shtml
  24. 1.35 million units at $50
  25. 1.3 million units at $19.99
  26. http://www.the-magicbox.com/Chart-BestSell2003.shtml
  27. 1.25 million units at $50
  28. 1.2 million units at $19.99
  29. http://www.the-magicbox.com/Chart-BestSell2003b.shtml
  30. 1.45 million units at $50
  31. 6.75 million units at $77 (average price)
  32. Steam
  33. https://www.geek.com/games/famitsu-releases-japanese-top-100-games-of-2007-572411/
  34. 1.3 million units at $49.99
  35. 10.6 million units at $89 average price
  36. http://steamspy.com/app/21690
  37. http://steamspy.com/app/221040
  38. 8.201 million units at $83 (average price)
  39. http://steamspy.com/app/221040
  40. http://steamspy.com/app/209100
  41. 2.64 million units at $59.99
  42. 1.6 million units at $49.99
  43. 2 million units at $39.99
  44. http://www.playstationlifestyle.net/2017/07/05/japan-first-half-2017-led-switch-monster-hunter-resident-evil-7-1-ps4/
  45. http://steamspy.com/app/418370
  46. $146.16292 box office, $35.07029 video
  47. $295,874,190 box office, $35,272,821 video
  48. $238,940,997 box office, $21,902,454 video
  49. http://www.boxofficemojo.com/movies/?id=residentevil6.htm


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