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Resident Evil, known as Biohazard in Japan, is a survival-horror series of video games developed by Capcom. Since the introduction of the series in 1996, the series has sold 78 million copies,[1] making it Capcom's best-selling franchise in terms of software sales. The series has spawn a movie franchise consisting of 8 films; 6 live action and 2 animated.

In terms of gross revenue, the games and movies have grossed a combined $5.2004 billion, or $8 billion with inflation. This makes it Capcom's second highest-grossing franchise, after Street Fighter.

GamesEdit

Notes:

  • Sales data from Capcom unless otherwise noted.</small>

The title Biohazard is used for games that have only Japanese sales figures available.</small></small>

Resident Evil games
Year Platforms Title Sales
(millions)
Ref Gross
(million US$)
(no inflation)
Gross
(million US$)
(with inflation)
Ref
1996 Resident Evil 5.3317 299 457
1996 PS1 Resident Evil 2.75 [n 1] 192 293 [3]
1997 Saturn Biohazard 0.1484 [4] 8 12 [5]
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]
2006 DS Biohazard: Deadly Silence 0.1033 [n 4] 6 7 [n 5]
1998 Resident Evil 2 6.1144 436 641
1998 PS1 Resident Evil 2 4.96 [n 6] 363.2 534 [12]
Resident Evil 2: DualShock Ver. 0.81 [n 7] 54 79 [15]
2000 N64 Resident Evil 2 0.335 [n 8] 18 25 [n 9]
2003 GC Biohazard 2 0.0094 [n 10] 0.42 1 [n 11]
1999 Resident Evil 3 3.5087 175.4 252
1999 PS1 Resident Evil 3: Nemesis 3.5 [n 12] 175 252 [23]
2003 GC Biohazard 3: Last Escape 0.0087 [n 13] 0.4 1 [n 14]
2000 Resident Evil Code: Veronica 2.9105 167 232
2000 DC Resident Evil Code: Veronica 1.14 [n 15] 75.1 104 [n 16]
2001 PS2 Resident Evil Code: Veronica X 1.5921 [n 17] 80 108 [n 18]
2009 PS2 Biohazard Value Pack 0.0074 [n 19] 1 1.1 [n 20]
2011 PS3 Biohazard: Revival Selection 0.165 [n 21] 10 11 [n 22]
X360 Biohazard: Revival Selection 0.006 [n 23] 0.4 0.43 [n 22]
2000 Survivor series 0.6443 40.3 56
2000 PS1 Resident Evil Survivor 0.4839 [n 24] 30 42 [36]
2001 PS2 Gun Survivor 2:
Biohazard Code: Veronica
0.1194 [n 25] 7.3 10 [n 20]
2003 PS2 Gun Survivor 4:
Biohazard: Heroes Never Die
0.041 [n 26] 3 4 [n 20]
2002 Resident Evil (remake) 3.3393 97 129
2002 GC Resident Evil 1.35 [n 27] 68 91 [41]
2008 Wii Biohazard 0.0893 [n 28] 3 3 [42]
2014 PS3
X360
PS4
XB1
PC
Resident Evil
HD Remaster
1.9 26 26 [43]
2002 Resident Evil 0 2.754 92 123
2002 GC Resident Evil 0 1.25 [n 29] 63 84 [44]
2008 Wii Biohazard 0 0.104 [n 30] 5 6 [n 20]
2016 PS3
PS4
XB1
PC
Resident Evil 0
HD Remaster
1.4 24 24 [46]
2003 Outbreak series 1.6639 85.2 111
2003 PS2 Resident Evil Outbreak 1.45 [n 31] 73 95 [47]
2004 PS2 Biohazard Outbreak: File #2 0.2139 [n 32] 15 19 [n 33]
2005 Resident Evil 4 7.5 389.44 478 [50]
2005 GC Resident Evil 4 1.6 [n 34] 103.3 127 [n 35]
PS2 Resident Evil 4 2.3 [n 36] 148.3 182 [n 37]
2007 Wii Resident Evil 4: Wii Edition 2 [n 38] 93 107 [n 39]
2009 PS2 Biohazard Value Pack 0.0074 [n 19] 1 1.1 [n 20]
2011 PS3 Biohazard: Revival Selection 0.165 [n 21] 10 11 [n 22]
X360 Biohazard: Revival Selection 0.006 [n 23] 0.4 0.43 [n 22]
2013 Android Biohazard 4: Mobile Edition 0.01 [61] 0.04 0.041 [n 40]
2014 Steam Resident Evil 4 0.9 [62] 18 18.2 [n 41]
Other Resident Evil 4 0.5116 15.4 15.6 [n 42]
2007 Chronicles series 1.55 84 97
2007 Wii Resident Evil:
The Umbrella Chronicles
1.3 [n 43] 65 75 [65]
2009 Wii Biohazard:
The Darkside Chronicles
0.15 [n 44] 13 15 [n 45]
2011 Wii Biohazard Chronicles
Value Pack
0.03 [n 46] 2 2.2 [n 47]
2012 PS3 Biohazard Chronicles
HD Selection
0.065 [n 48] 4 4.2 [n 49]
2009 Resident Evil 5 10.6 722.1 806 [70]
2009 PS3
X360
Resident Evil 5 7.2 [n 50] 509.3 569 [n 51]
Steam Resident Evil 5 1.1 [75] 55 61 [n 52]
2010 PS3
X360
Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition 2.3 [n 53] 121.1 133 [n 54]
2011 The Mercenaries 3D 0.17 10.34 11
2011 3DS Biohazard:
The Mercenaries 3D
0.17 [n 55] 10.34 11 [yes 1]
2012 Resident Evil 6 8.2 [n 56] 616.3 643
2012 PS3
X360
Resident Evil 6 6.8 [n 57] 532.3 555 [n 58]
Steam Resident Evil 6 1.4 [84] 84 88 [n 59]
2012 Operation Raccoon City 2.7 156 163
2012 PS3
X360
Resident Evil:
Operation Raccoon City
2.5 [n 60] 150 156 [85]
Steam Resident Evil:
Operation Raccoon City
0.2 [86] 6 6 [n 61]
2012 Resident Evil Revelations 2 103 107
2012 3DS Biohazard Revelations 0.3 [n 62] 23 24 [yes 2]
2013 PS3
360
Wii U
PC
Resident Evil Revelations 1.7 80 82 [88]
2012 Resident Evil Revelations 2 2.2 80 81
2015 PS3
X360
PS4
XB1
PC
Resident Evil Revelations 2 2.2 80 81 [89]
2017 Resident Evil 7: Biohazard 4 254 254
2017 PS4
XB1
PC
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard 4 254 254 [n 63]
Total 78 3796 5797

MoviesEdit

Gross revenue data from Box Office Mojo and The Numbers unless otherwise noted

Resident Evil movies
Year Title Gross
(million US$)
(no inflation)
Gross
(million US$)
(with inflation)
Note
2002 Live-action series 1335 1778
2002 Resident Evil 104 138 [n 64]
2004 Resident Evil: Apocalypse 129.3 159 [n 64]
2007 Resident Evil: Extinction 184 213 [92]
2010 Resident Evil: Afterlife 336 369 [93]
2012 Resident Evil: Retribution 262 273 [94]
2016 Resident Evil: The Final Chapter 319.243 319.243 [n 65]
2008 Animated series 69.4 77
2008 Resident Evil: Degeneration 64 71 [n 66]
2012 Resident Evil: Damnation 5.4 6 [n 67]
Total 1404.4 1870

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  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. 103,275 units in Japan[8]
  5. Biohazard: Deadly Silence (DS) price: ¥5184[9] ($55.40)[10]
  6. Biohazard 2 (PS) - 2,155,266 units in Japan[11]
  7. Resident Evil 2: Dual Shock Edition - 810,000 units (March 1999)[13]
    • Japan: 301,676[6]
    • United States: 455,018[14]
    • Elsewhere: 53,306
  8. Resident Evil 2 (N64) - 334,998 units
    • Japan: 8,601 units[16]
    • United States: 326,397 units[17]
  9. Resident Evil 2 (N64) prices:
  10. 9,372 units in Japan[8]
  11. Biohazard 2 (GameCube) price: ¥5184[19] ($45)[20]
  12. Resident Evil 3:
    • Japan: 1.55 million units[2]
    • United Kingdom: 200,000+ units[21]
    • United States: 1.2 million units[22]
  13. 8,691 units in Japan[8]
  14. Biohazard 3 (GameCube) price: ¥5184[24] ($45)[20]
  15. Biohazard Code: Veronica (Dreamcast) - 403,964 units in Japan[25]
  16. 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
  17. Resident Evil Code: Veronica X
    • Japan: 352,097 units[8]
    • United Kingdom: 200,000+ units[21]
    • United States: 1.04 million units[22]
  18. Resident Evil Code: Veronica X
    • United States: 1.04 million units[22] at $40[28] = $42 million
    • Elsewhere: 552,097 units at ¥7344[29] ($68) = $38 million
  19. 19.0 19.1 7,395 units in Japan[8]
  20. 20.0 20.1 20.2 20.3 20.4 Biohazard Value Pack (PS2) price: ¥7344[30] ($78.50)[10]
  21. 21.0 21.1 Biohazard: Revival Selection (PS3) - 164,726 units in Japan[31]
  22. 22.0 22.1 22.2 22.3 Biohazard: Revival Selection (PS3 & X360) price in Japan: ¥4619[32][33] ($58)[34]
  23. 23.0 23.1 Biohazard: Revival Selection (X360) - 5,946 units in Japan[35]
  24. Resident Evil Survivor:
    • Japan: 288,623[6]
    • United States: 195,277[14]
  25. 119,392 units in Japan[8]
  26. 40,622 units in Japan[8]
  27. Resident Evil (GameCube)
    • Japan: 267,470 units[39]
    • United Kingdom: 100,000+ units[40]
  28. 89,297 units in Japan[8]
  29. 400,750 units in Japan[8]
  30. 103,614 units in Japan[8]
  31. Resident Evil Outbreak:
    • Japan: 437,779 units[8]
    • United Kingdom: 100,000+ units[40]
  32. Biohazard Outbreak: File 2 (PS2) - 213,881 units in Japan[8]
  33. Biohazard Outbreak: File 2 (PS2) price in Japan: ¥7344[48] ($68)[49]
  34. Resident Evil 4 (GameCube)
    • Japan: 220,799 units[51]
    • United States: 1 million units[22]
  35. Resident Evil 4 (GameCube)
    • Japan: 220,799 units at ¥8424 ($104) = $23 million
    • United States: 1 million units at $49.99 = $50 million
    • Other: 379,201 units at £39.99[52] ($80.10)[53] = $30.34 million
  36. Resident Evil 4 (PS2)
    • Japan: 634,216 units[35]
    • United Kingdom: 200,000+ units[21]
  37. Resident Evil 4 (PS2) average price: $67
    • Japan: 750,118 units at ¥7344[54] ($84)[55] = $63.01 million
    • Other: 1,549,882 units at $55.05 average price = $85,321,004.1
      • United Kingdom: £30[56] ($60.1)[53]
      • United States: $49.99[57]
  38. Resident Evil 4: Wii Edition
    • Japan: 203,282 units[35]
    • United Kingdom: 100,000+ units[40]
  39. Resident Evil 4 (PS2) average price: $45
    • Japan: 203,282 units at ¥5184[58] ($59.04)[55] = $12.002 million
    • Other: 1,796,718 units at $45.02 average price = $81 million
      • United Kingdom: £29.99[59] ($60.04)[53]
      • United States: $29.99[60]
  40. Biohazard 4 (Android) price: $3.99[61]
  41. Resident Evil 4 (Steam) price: $19.99[62]
  42. Resident Evil 4 (2007 PC release) average price: $30.01
    • United Kingdom: £19.99[63] ($40.02)[53]
    • United States: $20[64]
  43. Resident Evil: Umbrella Chronicles
    • Japan: 355,022 units[8]
    • United Kingdom: 100,000+ units[40]
  44. 145,149 units in Japan[66]
  45. Biohazard: Darkside Chronicles (Wii) price in Japan: ¥7549[67] ($86)[55]
  46. 26,425 units in Japan[31]
  47. Biohazard Chronicles: Value Pack (Wii) price in Japan: ¥4094[68] ($51.31)
  48. 64,815 units in Japan[31]
  49. Biohazard Chronicles: HD Selection (PS3) price in Japan: ¥4619[69] ($58)
  50. Resident Evil 5 (PS3 & X360)
    • Japan: 1,203,817 units
      • PS3: 1.08 million[2]
      • X360: 123,817[71]
    • United Kingdom: 400,000+ units[21]
      • PS3: 200,000+
      • X360: 200,000+
  51. Resident Evil 5
    • Japan: 1,203,817 units at ¥9050 ($119) = $143.3 million
    • United Kingdom: 400,000 units at £44.99[72] ($74.23)[73] = $30 million
    • Other: 5,596,183 units at $59.99[74] = $336 million
  52. Resident Evil 5 (PC) price: $49.99[76]
  53. Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition (PS3) - 397,189 units in Japan[77]
  54. Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition (PS3) prices:
    • Japan: 397,189 PS3 copies at ¥5133[78] ($64.32)[34] = $26 million
    • Other: 1,902,811 units at $49.99[79] = $95.122 million
  55. 166,758 units in Japan[31]
  56. Resident Evil 6:
    • 6.8 million (PS3/X360)
    • 1.4005 million (Steam)[81]
  57. Biohazard 6 (PS3 & X360) in Japan: 880,720 units[31]
    • PS3: 833,012 units
    • X360: 47,708 units
  58. Resident Evil 6 (PS3 & X360) average price: $83
    • Japan: 880,720 units at ¥8218 ($107) = $94.24 million
    • Other: 5,919,280 units at $74 average price = $438.03 million
      • United Kingdom: £54.99[82] ($87.29)
      • United States: $59.99[83]
  59. Resident Evil 6 (PC) price: $59.99[83]
  60. Biohazard: Operation Raccoon City (PS3 & X360) in Japan: 358,245 units[31]
    • PS3: 338,889 units
    • X360: 19,356 units
  61. Operation Raccoon City (Steam) price: $29.99[86]
  62. Biohazard Revelations (3DS) - 296,040 units in Japan[31]
  63. Resident Evil 7: 3.7 million units
    • PS4 version in Japan: 324,066 units[90] at ¥8629 ($108) = $35 million
    • Steam (PC) version: 494,334 units at $59.99[91] = $30 million
    • Other: 2.8816 million units at $65.50 average price = $189 million
  64. 64.0 64.1 Worldwide box office
  65. Resident Evil: The Final Chapter
    • Worldwide box office: $312.243 million[95]
    • US video sales: $7 million
    • Japan box office: Over ¥40 million[96] ($500,000)[55]
    • Worldwide video sales: $64 million (1.6 million units[96] at $39.95)[97]
  66. Resident Evil: Damnation
    • Japan box office: $2.33 million[98]
    • US video sales: $3.05 million[99]


ReferencesEdit

  1. http://www.capcom.co.jp/ir/english/finance/salesdata.html
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 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)
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  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 93.58869 JPY per USD in 2009
  11. http://www.the-magicbox.com/Chart-BestSell1998.shtml
  12. 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
  13. FY1999 Financial Results. Capcom Co., Ltd (May 2000). Archived from the original on February 3, 2011. Retrieved on November 2, 2010.
  14. 14.0 14.1 http://www.gamepilgrimage.com/Ps1ussales.htm
  15. Resident Evil 2 average price: $73
  16. http://wayback.archive.org/web/20081029004525/www.japan-gamecharts.com/n64.php
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  20. 20.0 20.1 20.2 115.8 JPY per USD in 2003
  21. 21.0 21.1 21.2 21.3 https://web.archive.org/web/20100617012454/www.elspa.com/?i=3943
  22. 22.0 22.1 22.2 22.3 http://www.the-magicbox.com/Chart-USPlatinum.shtml
  23. 3.5 million units at $49.99
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  26. http://segaretro.org/index.php?title=File:DCUK_11.pdf&page=62
  27. 1.833 USD per GBP in 2004
  28. https://www.gamespot.com/reviews/resident-evil-code-veronica-x-review/1900-6085823/
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  34. 34.0 34.1 79.8 JPY per USD in 2011
  35. 35.0 35.1 35.2 http://garaph.info/softwaregroup.php?grid=171
  36. 483,900 units at ¥6264 ($61)
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  41. 1.35 million units at $50
  42. 89,297 units at $29.99
  43. 1.3 million units at $19.99
  44. 1.25 million units at $50
  45. https://www.famitsu.com/cominy/?m=pc&a=page_h_title&title_id=614
  46. 1.2 million units at $19.99
  47. 1.45 million units at $50
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  49. 108 JPY per USD in 2004
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  53. 53.0 53.1 53.2 53.3 2.002 USD per GBP in 2007
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  55. 55.0 55.1 55.2 55.3 87.8 JPY per USD in 2010
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  65. 1.3 million units at $49.99
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  70. 10.6 million units at $89 average price
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  73. 1.65 USD per GBP in 2014
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  85. 2.5 million units at $59.99
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  88. 1.6 million units at $49.99
  89. 2 million units at $39.99
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  91. http://steamspy.com/app/418370
  92. $148.4 million worldwide box office, $35.1 million US video sales
  93. $300.2 million worldwide box office, $35.3 million US video sales
  94. $240 million worldwide box office, $22 million US video sales
  95. http://www.boxofficemojo.com/movies/?id=residentevil6.htm
  96. 96.0 96.1 Press release
  97. http://ign.com/movies/resident-evil-degeneration
  98. Resident Evil: Damnation. Retrieved on February 8, 2017.
  99. http://www.the-numbers.com/movie/Biohazard-Damnation


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