6.1 million sales for Resident Evil Village, 1.5 million for Monster Hunter Stories 2

6.1 million sales for Resident Evil Village, 1.5 million for Monster Hunter Stories 2

In disclosing its fiscal results for the year ended March 31, Capcom revealed that Resident Evil Village had reached 6.1 million sales and Monster Hunter Stories 2 a million and a half. As for Resident Evil VII, Monster Hunter Rise and Monster Hunter World Iceborne, they continue to do well, thank you for caring about them.

The Japanese publisher Capcom appeared satisfied with its fiscal year ended last March 31, and for good reason, the figures are in the positive. The occasion in particular to have news of Resident Evil Village released almost a year ago, and which had especially caused a sensation at the announcement of its giant antagonist.

Credit: Capcom

Available on PlayStation 4 and 5, Xbox One and Series as well as on PC, this eighth canonical episode of the horror franchise has reached 6.1 million units sold. As of December 31, 2021, this figure was 5.7 million, and in this time it is Street Fighter V which had a total of 6.1 million sales.

Resident Evil VII and Monster Hunter Rise continue to sell well

We also learned that Monster Hunter 2 Stories: Wings of Ruin, sequel to the mainline Monster Hunter series spin-off, has sold 1.5 million copies on Switch and PC. At the end of last year, it wasn’t in Capcom’s top 10 best-selling units, and that shouldn’t change with this update.

Capcom also saw fit to let us know that monster hunter rise, originally released on Switch in March 2021, saw its player base grow significantly with the launch of the PC version last January. And that’s not all. The publisher also points out that slightly older titles in its catalog continued to perform well between April 2021 and March 2022.

“In addition, sales growth of catalog titles, such as the 2019 launch of Monster Hunter World: Iceborne, and the 2017 launch of Resident Evil 7 Biohazard, contributed to revenue buoyed by their continued popularity.”

As of December 31, 2021, monster hunter rise had 7.7 million in sales and Monster Hunter World: Iceborne 8.8 million on PS4, Xbox One and PC. As for Resident Evil 7 Biohazardit recorded 10.6 million copies sold on the same platforms.

Source: CAPCOM (via Destructoid)

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