Resident Evil 7 Ships 2.5 Million Copies, Franchise Now at 75 Million Sold

January 27, 2017 Written by Jason Dunning

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Capcom announced today that Resident Evil 7 has shipped over 2.5 million copies worldwide on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. They didn’t say how many copies were sold-through to consumers, but the stats tracking site puts the current number of players “welcomed to the family” at 650,000.

It was also revealed that the Resident Evil 7 demo has been downloaded more than 7.15 million times (a record for the series), and total sales of the Resident Evil franchise are now at 75 million units. “Support from the passionate fan base across the globe even today, more than 20 years later, makes it Capcom’s flagship game series,” Capcom added.

Resident Evil 7 is expected to ship four million copies by the end of March, and to continue selling well throughout the rest of the year.

If you’ve beaten Resident Evil 7 with the day one patch installed, you’ll be greeted with this image (spoilers), which teases the lead character in the upcoming Not a Hero DLC. A free download, Not a Hero is scheduled for spring 2017.

The first paid DLC for Resident Evil 7Banned Footage Vol. 1, launches next week. Banned Footage Vol. 2 follows in February.

Our review for Resident Evil 7 is over here.

Outside of the games, Resident Evil: The Final Chapter hits theaters today, and the CG movie Resident Evil: Vendetta is coming in May 2017.

[Source: Capcom, Resident Evil, Stevivor]