In Capcom’s latest financial reports briefing, president Haruhiro Tsujimoto announced that Resident Evil 0 Remaster did well in terms of sales, and it has sold approximately 800,000 copies since launching earlier this year on the PS4, Xbox One, and PC. It’s also nice to see Capcom reconfirming that the Resident Evil 2 remake is still in the works as well.
“With regards to our digital download strategy, in addition to full-game and additional contents sales, we’ve made good use of our library of assets via HD remaster releases. In terms of these HD remasters of catalog titles, last fiscal year ‘Resident Evil 0 HD remaster’ performed favorably with approximately 800 thousand units sold, and additionally we released ‘Resident Evil 6’ for PS4 and Xbox One. This year marks the twentieth anniversary of the ‘Resident Evil’ franchise; we plan to release PS4 and Xbox One versions of ‘Resident Evil 4’ and ‘5’, and what‟s more, we are currently working on a full remake of ‘Resident Evil 2’.”
In addition to these upcoming titles, Capcom also has plans to bring Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Spirit of Justice to the west this year. They’ve also mentioned that since the launch of Street Fighter V, the company has decided that more time should be allocated to development time for future titles.