Capcom has disclosed that it has achieved record-high net sales for the 5th year in a row, largely thanks to digital sales of its games. Capcom shared this information through a financial report. It also revealed that Capcom’s endeavors in merchandise, extended media, and eSports helped the company see profits within the fiscal year. However, regarding the digital sales of games, Capcom specifically mentions Resident Evil Village and Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin.
The report states that annual sales volume reached 32.6 million units, which is an increase from the previous year’s 30.1 million units. It also acknowledges that digital versions of its gaming catalog have effectively bolstered sales overall.
The financial report shares that Resident Evil Village has sold 6.1 million units worldwide, with Monster Hunter Stories 2 reaching 1.5 million units sold worldwide. Additionally, Capcom notes within the financial report that Monster Hunter World: Iceborne and Resident Evil 7 have contributed to overall profits. Both titles have continued to perform due to their general popularity.
In October 2021, Capcom revealed that sales for Resident Evil 7 had officially surpassed 10 million units worldwide. This included digital and physical sales of the title. It currently holds second place on Capcom’s Platinum Titles list. It sits just behind Monster Hunter: World, which is recorded as having sold 17.80 million units worldwide as of December 31, 2021.