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Resident Evil HD Remaster scares up over 1 million units worldwide


Resident Evil_5In case you were wondering how Capcom was making out with their HD remaster of Resident Evil… the company has revealed that it has surpassed over 1 million digital units worldwide, across all platforms. It is also their “fastest selling digital title in history across Europe and North America”.

Not bad!  Remasters still continue to do pretty damn well these days.

Read on for their brief announcement below.

We’re very pleased to confirm that the critically acclaimed Resident Evil has now sold over one million units globally since its release this January. The title also previously set a new record for the biggest selling day one digital title on the PlayStation  Network and is Capcom’s fastest selling digital title in history across Europe and North America.

The 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.