Resident Evil 6 'breaks Capcom shipping records'

4.5 million copies dispatched worldwide

Resident Evil 6 has made worldwide shipments of over 4.5 million copies - a new company record - Capcom's announced.


For comparison, the publisher shipped 4.4 million copies of "Resident Evil 5" in 2009, it says.

The publisher has previously forecast that Resident Evil 6 will sell 7 million copies by March 31, 2013, a million more than Resident Evil 5 (5.8m) and even higher than its best selling game ever, Street Fighter II on the SNES (6.3m).

Resident Evil 6 launched worldwide this week. Have a read of our Resident Evil 6 review round-up to see the incredibly mixed scores from critics.

Capcom has detailed three upcoming Resident Evil 6 DLC game modes.