NPD Group Inc. this week said Capcom Co., Ltd.’s Resident Evil 2 for the PlayStation 4, Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox One and the PC ranked as a top-seller at U.S. retail in Jan.
For the month, Resident Evil 2 ranked as the No. 2 best-selling software across all platforms based on dollar sales.
The title recorded 2.8 times greater dollar sales compared to the original Resident Evil 2 released in 1998 for the PlayStation.
Resident Evil 2 is a remake of Resident Evil 2 for the PlayStation.
The final game is rebuilt with the RE Engine used in Resident Evil 7. In addition, it includes a new over-the-shoulder camera and modernized controls.
The title has shipped three million units worldwide to date.