Resident Evil 7 ships three million copies
The reboot of the horror franchise finds early sales success
Capcom has announced that worldwide shipments of Resident Evil 7 have surpassed three million units.
Cumulative sales of the games in the series now total 76 million units since the first title debuted in 1996. Support from the passionate fan base across the globe even today, more than 20 years later, makes it Capcom's flagship game series.
Set in modern day rural America and taking place after the events of Resident Evil 6, players experience the terror directly from the first person perspective.
In related news, the newest Hollywood film, Resident Evil: The Final Chapter, has helped push the film series' total global box-office to over one billion dollars. As a result, the Resident Evil film series boasts the all-time top box office gross of any film series based on a video game to date.
Resident Evil 7 was released in January for PC, Xbox One and PS4.