Resident Evil Games Ranked by Sales

The top 10 highest selling Resident Evil games, listed

There is only one month remaining until the launch of the Resident Evil 4 Remake, the latest entry in the most successful horror videogame franchise of all-time. The remake of the 2005 classic is set to release for PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X|S on March 24, 2023. With over 135 million copies sold and counting, the Resident Evil franchise has blended commercial success with critical acclaim since the series’ inception in 1996. So which Resident Evil game in the long-running series is the bestselling? Let us take a stroll down memory lane, as we examine the top ten highest selling Resident Evil games of all-time, and determine how many copies the Resident Evil 4 Remake will have to sell in order to dethrone the current champion. Note: All sales data was found courtesy of Capcom’s “Platinum Titles” investor relations page, with the information last updated at the end of December 2022.

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10. Resident Evil 2 (1998)

Platforms: Dreamcast, GameCube, Nintendo 64, PlayStation, Windows

Units Sold: 4.96 million

9. Resident Evil Remake (2002)

Platforms: GameCube, Nintendo Switch, PS3, PS4, Wii, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One

Units Sold: 5.05 million

8. Resident Evil (1996) – Including Director’s Cut and Director’s Cut Dual Shock Ver.

Platforms: Nintendo DS, PlayStation, Sega Saturn, Windows

Units Sold: 6.08 million

7. Resident Evil 3 Remake (2020)

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S

Units Sold: 6.4 million

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6. Resident Evil Village (2021)

Platforms: macOS, Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Stadia, Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S

Units Sold: 7.4 million

5. Resident Evil 6 (2012)

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PS3, PS4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One

Units Sold: 10.9 million

4. Resident Evil 2 Remake (2019)

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S

Units Sold: 11.2 million

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3. Resident Evil 7: Biohazard (2017)

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Stadia, Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S

Units Sold: 11.7 million

2. Resident Evil 4 (2005)

Platforms: GameCube, Nintendo Switch, Mobile, PS2, PS3, PS4, Oculus Quest 2, Wii, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One

Units Sold: 12.3 million

1. Resident Evil 5 (2009)

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PS3, PS4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One

Units Sold: 13.5 million


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