According to Capcom, the last two Resident Evil HD remasters have successfully done their jobs in keeping interest in the series moderately high while managing to sell a respectable amount of copies as well.
Tucked away in the company’s financial reports, the most recent Resident Evil 0 HD Remaster sold 800,000 copies since it launched earlier this year, and Capcom seems pleased with the figure.
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 the same time frame, the previous Resident Evil Remaster, the one of the GameCube remake of the PlayStation original, sold 1 million copies.
Capcom most recently stated that it plans a “full-scale offensive” with the series in hopes to get it up and running at full throttle again. Resident Evil: Umbrella Corps and a Resident Evil 2 Remake are in the works to help Capcom achieve that goal.