Resident Evil 0 HD Remaster Sells 800,000 Copies


Capcom announced in their financial results briefing for the year ended March 31, 2016 that Resident Evil 0: HD Remaster has performed favorably with approximately 800,000 units sold.

The Resident Evil 1 remaster was released in January 2015. Capcom is currently working on a “full remake” of Resident Evil 2, though a release date for this game has not been announced.

“With regards to our digital download strategy, in addition to full-game and additional contents sales, we’ve made good use of our library of assets via HD remaster releases. In terms of these HD remasters of catalog titles, last fiscal year ‘Resident Evil 0 HD remaster’ performed favorably with approximately 800 thousand units sold, and additionally we released ‘Resident Evil 6’ for PS4 and Xbox One. This year marks the twentieth anniversary of the ‘Resident Evil’ franchise; we plan to release PS4 and Xbox One versions of ‘Resident Evil 4’ and ‘5’, and what‟s more, we are currently working on a full remake of ‘Resident Evil 2’.”

In May 2015, Capcom said it was encouraged by the success of Resident Evil HD remastered version so much so that HD remasters and re-releases would become a key area of growth for the company.



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