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Resident Evil is Capcom's fastest selling digital title yet


Resident Evil_01Rejoice Resident Evil fans, the digital-only remaster of the original Resident Evil for current gen, last gen consoles and PC (our review here) is officially Capcom's fastest selling digital title yet… at least in North America/Europe.

So now where's our Dino Crisis?

Read on for the official announcement and a special message from the producer.

Resident Evil – special message from the producer:

We’re pleased to confirm that the recently released Resident Evil has become Capcom’s fastest selling digital title in history across North America and Europe. The title which launched on January 20th has also broken the record for the biggest selling day one digital title on the PlayStation Network.

Capcom’s Producer on the title, Yoshiaki Hirabyashi, commented “It’s been great to see so many positive comments from fans that have enjoyed this new release. The team here at Capcom Japan have worked hard to bring the game to the latest generation of consoles and we are thrilled at this news on its performance.”

The critically acclaimed survival horror masterpiece continues to garner high praise in its recent remastered version. Originally released in 1996, Resident Evil was then “remade” in 2002 from the ground up. Both fans of the franchise who want a trip down memory lane and those who have yet to experience the game that coined the term survival horror for the gaming world will appreciate this definitive re-visit of that iconic 2002 Resident Evil title. The new remastered version includes various updates including visuals, sound, new Very Easy Mode, and options for control and aspect ratio.