March 16, 2009
Capcom’s First Shipment of
“Resident Evil 5” Breaks Four Million Copies!
Capcom’s headquarters in Osaka,
Japan, today announced that the initial world-wide shipment of Resident Evil 5
surpassed more than 4 million units. This is the biggest launch for any of the
Resident Evil games to date.
With RE5, this now brings the tally
of Resident Evil games worldwide to over 40 million units since the series
debuted in March of 1996! Additionally, the three “Resident Evil” Hollywood
major motion pictures have achieved combined sales of over 300 million dollars,
and the CG film, “Resident Evil: Degeneration,” has now shipped over 1.5 million