Resident Evil HD Remaster is the Best Selling Digital Exclusive Title

Demonstrating once again why the original is a timeless classic.

Based on multiple reports, Resident Evil HD Remaster was the best selling game in January and one of the fastest selling digital exclusive titles.

According to Capcom's sales data, Resident Evil HD Remaster has become one of the fastest selling games in both the series and the companies history. However Capcom failed to disclose the exact breakdown of the sale numbers based on platform. 

Despite the lack of numbers; Sony confirmed the claim when it revealed that Resident Evil HD Remaster was the best selling game in January for both the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4. No report about its sales for the Xbox and PC has been released yet.

In a special video message posted online, producer Yoshiaki Hirabayashi has stated:

It’s been great to see so many positive comments from fans that have enjoyed this new release. The team here at Capcom Japan have worked hard to bring the game to the latest generation of consoles and we are thrilled at this news on its performance.

Resident Evil HD Remaster was released on January 20 and was highly praised by critics along with fans as a returning to the series roots. The original classic was released for the PlayStation in 1996 and has been hailed as one of the greatest games for establishing the foundation of the horror survival genre.

The game was also highly praised in its review from GameSkinny. 

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Stan Rezaee is a gamer from the Bay Area who has been writing about the medium for over five years. He is an old school gamer who still plays with his N64, PlayStation 2 and GameCube. When on his PC, he could still be found playing classic Counter-Strike with friends.

Published Feb. 9th 2015

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