Capcom’s highly anticipated remake of Resident Evil 4 has achieved outstanding sales figures, further solidifying its position as a top-selling entry in the acclaimed Resident Evil franchise. The impressive sales record can be attributed to the game’s remarkable performance in the recent end-of-year sales reports. This reimagined version of the beloved survival horror classic has garnered immense popularity, captivating fans and new players alike with its remarkable gameplay, enhanced graphics, and immersive storytelling. As the enduring legacy of Resident Evil continues, the success of the Resident Evil 4 remake reaffirms Capcom’s ability to captivate audiences and deliver unforgettable gaming experiences.

Last year's Resident Evil 4 Remake set an impressive record for the Capcom horror franchise, becoming the fastest-selling game in the long-running series. The long-awaited remake of the beloved fourth entry of the horror series saw both fan and critical acclaim following its launch early last year, praised for its enhanced gameplay while sticking close to the original story. Resident Evil 4 was also recognized through end-of-year awards, receiving nominations for "Best Action/Adventure Game" and "Game of the Year" at the 2023 Game Awards. Now, the remake's success is showing through its sales as well.

The remake of the beloved Resident Evil 4 saw a plethora of improvements made to the core of the classic horror game. Alongside graphical and audio enhancements, Resident Evil 4 modernized its gameplay to be more consistent with recent games like Resident Evil Village, while also reworking Ashley's role in the game. Resident Evil 4 also later added an entirely new way to play the game, adding PS VR2 support in December. New sales figures from Capcom are now revealing the game has broken a franchise record.

As reported by PushSquare, a recent sales update from Capcom has revealed that Resident Evil 4 has broken the record for the fastest-selling Resident Evil game. The sales report, as of December 31, shows Resident Evil 4 selling a staggering 6.48 million copies through the end of its launch year. The total puts Resident Evil 4 significantly ahead of the previous leader in the Resident Evil 2 remake, which sold 5.8 million units during a similar timeframe. Resident Evil 4's 6.48 million copies also comes in at just over 1 million higher than its last reported sales in September.

Resident Evil 4 (2023) Becomes Fastest-Selling Resident Evil Game

Resident Evil 4's overwhelming success follows similar triumphs for the franchise from many of its most recent entries. Nearly every recent release in the franchise has taken the honor of fastest-selling Resident Evil game following its launch, with Resident Evil Village achieving similar accolades. Resident Evil has also been a mainstay at awards shows, with Resident Evil Village's VR mode recently taking "Best VR/AR Game" at the 2023 Game Awards. Similar to Resident Evil 4, the Resident Evil 2 remake also received a nomination for Game of the Year in 2019.

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