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Resident Evil LTD sales figures

Resident Evil sales as of 2008. (Image courtesy of ChartGet)

Devil May Cry sales figures

Devil May Cry sales as of 2008. (Image courtesy of ChartGet)

Capcom is a Japanese publisher that is most known for its several world famous best-selling game franchises. They own the highest-grossing fighting series Street Fighter, the best-selling horror series Resident Evil, the popular action series Devil May Cry, and the hit action RPG franchise Monster Hunter. They originally made their mark with popular arcade titles like Commando and 1942, before becoming a worldwide phenomenon with challenging platformers like Ghosts n' Goblins and Mega Man, fighting games like Street Fighter, beat 'em ups like Final Fight, and licensed Disney games.

Best-selling games[]

See also: Best selling games worldwide

Software sales[]

The following titles are the best-selling Capcom games. Sales data from Capcom's official site,[1] unless otherwise noted. Sales for multiple versions of the same game are combined. See individual articles for detailed breakdown of sales figures.

Rank Title Year Sales Ref
1 Street Fighter II 1991 29,790,021 [2]
2 Monster Hunter World 2018 25,325,000 [3]
3 Monster Hunter World: Iceborne 2019 17,100,000 [3][1]
4 Resident Evil 5 2009 15,611,739 [4]
5 Monster Hunter Rise 2021 15,000,000 [5]
6 Resident Evil 6 2012 14,423,750 [4]
7 Resident Evil 4 (original) 2005 14,042,463
8 Resident Evil 2 (remake) 2019 13,973,000 [3]
9 Resident Evil 7: Biohazard 2017 13,394,000
10 Street Fighter IV 2009 10,399,000 [2]
11 Resident Evil Village 2021 9,803,000 [3]
12 Monster Hunter 3 2009 9,400,000 [6]
13 Monster Hunter Generations 2015 9,100,000 [7]
14 Dragon's Dogma 2012 8,821,000 [3][1]
15 Resident Evil 3 (remake) 2020 8,772,000 [3]
16 Monster Hunter 4 2013 8,300,000 [8]
17 Devil May Cry 5 2019 8,164,000 [3]
18 Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak 2022 8,000,000 [5]
19 Mega Man X 1993 7,640,000 [9]
20 Street Fighter V 2016 7,500,000 [1]
21 Resident Evil 4 (remake) 2023 7,026,000 [3]
22 Resident Evil (remake) 2002 7,024,716 [4]
23 Devil May Cry 3 2005 6,950,752 [10]
24 Devil May Cry 4 2008 6,892,000
25 Monster Hunter 2 2006 6,720,723 [7]
26 Mega Man 2 1988 6,710,000 [9]
27 Street Fighter Alpha 3 1998 6,216,503 [2]
28 Resident Evil 2 (original) 1998 6,212,741 [4]
29 Street Fighter Alpha 2 1996 5,980,173 [2]
30 Devil May Cry 2001 5,910,752 [10]
31 Resident Evil Revelations 2 2015 5,700,000 [4]
32 Resident Evil 0 2002 5,596,102
33 Resident Evil Revelations 2013 5,552,965
34 Devil May Cry 2 2003 5,450,752 [10]
35 Street Fighter Alpha 1995 5,412,766 [2]
36 Resident Evil (original) 1996 5,331,647 [4]
37 DmC: Devil May Cry 2013 5,300,000 [10]
38 Marvel vs. Capcom 3 2011 5,200,000 [11]
39 Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney 2001 5,182,489 [12]
40 Street Fighter 1987 5,056,383 [2]
41 Phoenix Wright: Justice For All 2002 4,952,256 [12]
42 Phoenix Wright: Trials and Tribulations 2004 4,875,955
43 Dead Rising 3 2013 4,700,000 [1]
44 DuckTales 1989 4,700,000 [13][1]
45 Dead Rising 2 2010 4,600,000 [14]
46 Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy 2012 4,282,648 [3]
47 Final Fight 1989 4,228,967 [2]
48 Ōkami 2012 4,065,000 [15][n 1]
49 1943: The Battle of Midway 1987 3,933,923 [1][18][19]
50 Devil May Cry HD Collection 2012 3,750,752 [10]
51 Ghosts 'n Goblins 1986 3,742,362 [1][18]
52 Resident Evil 3: Nemesis 1999 3,690,397 [4]
53 Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City 2012 3,497,000
54 Street Fighter 6 2023 3,305,000 [3]
55 Street Fighter III 1997 3,360,473 [2]
56 Commando 1985 3,340,000 [1][20]
57 Dead Rising 2006 3,300,000 [21]
58 1942 1984 3,200,000 [22][23][1]
59 Ghouls 'n Ghosts 1989 3,187,606 [1][18]
60 Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection 2018 3,100,000 [1]
61 Resident Evil Code: Veronica 2000 2,956,638 [4]
62 Street Fighter x Tekken 2012 2,899,172 [24]
63 Dragon's Dogma 2 2021 2,622,000 [3]
64 Mega Man 3 1990 2,580,000 [9]
65 Onimusha: Warlords 2001 2,413,455 [1][25]
66 Dino Crisis 1999 2,400,000 [1]
67 Mega Man 10 2010 2,350,000 [9]
68 Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite 2017 2,200,000 [1]
69 Mega Man Battle Network 4 2003 2,150,000 [9]
70 Onimusha 2: Samurai's Destiny 2002 2,100,000 [1]
71 Lost Planet 2 2010 2,100,000
72 Section Z 1985 2,067,422 [1][18]
73 Mercs 1990 2,017,676 [18][1]
74 Warriors of Fate / Tenchi wo Kurau 2 1992 2,042,867 [1][18]
75 Dynasty Wars / Tenchi wo Kurau 1989 2,006,146
76 Forgotten Worlds 1988 2,012,594 [1][18]
77 Capcom Arcade Stadium 2021 2,000,000 [1]
78 Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes 2009 1,977,138 [1][18][26]
79 Dead Rising 4 2016 1,900,000 [1][27]
80 Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin 2021 1,900,000 [1]
81 Mega Man X4 1997 1,849,127 [9]
82 Monster Hunter 2004 1,838,580 [7]
83 Mega Man 11 2018 1,800,000 [1]
84 The Great Ace Attorney 2015 1,796,000 [3]
85 Mega Man 4 1991 1,770,042 [9]
86 Aladdin 1993 1,750,000 [28][29]
87 Mega Man 5 1992 1,702,170 [9]
88 Lost Planet: Extreme Condition 2006 1,700,000 [1]
89 Super Gem Fighter 1998 1,695,491 [2]
90 Mega Man Battle Network Legacy Collection 2023 1,640,000 [3]
91 Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo 1996 1,593,095 [2]
92 Mega Man 6 1993 1,578,261 [9]
93 Mega Man X2 1994 1,544,191
94 Mega Man 6 1987 1,531,941
95 Onimusha 3: Demon Siege 2005 1,520,000 [1]
96 Mega Man Battle Network 5 2004 1,516,628 [9]
97 Mega Man Battle Network 3 2002 1,505,351
98 Capcom Arcade 2nd Stadium 2022 1,500,000 [1]
99 Resident Evil Outbreak 2003 1,450,000
100 Mega Man X5 2000 1,404,515 [9]

Arcade sales[]

Rank Title Year Arcade hardware units sold Ref
1 Street Fighter II 1991 320,000 [2]
2 Street Fighter 1987 50,000 [30]
3 Final Fight (Street Fighter '89) 1989 30,000 [31]
4 Darkstalkers: The Night Warriors 1994 24,000 [32]
5 Commando 1985 15,000 [33]
6 Street Fighter III: New Generation 1997 10,000 [34]
7 Ghosts 'n Goblins 1985 1,000 [35]

Best selling franchises[]

See also: Best selling game franchises

Software sales[]

Rank Franchise Debut Sales Releases Ref
1 Resident Evil 1996 157,000,000 174 [3][15]
2 Monster Hunter 2004 100,000,000 63 [5][15]
3 Street Fighter 1987 54,000,000 98 [3][15]
4 Mega Man 1987 41,000,000 169 [15]
5 Devil May Cry 2001 31,000,000 35 [3][15]
6 Dead Rising 2005 16,000,000 22 [15]
7 Dragon's Dogma 2012 11,700,000 16 [15]
8 Marvel vs. Capcom 1998 11,000,000 16 [15]
9 Ace Attorney 2001 11,000,000 33 [15]
10 Disney 1989 9,051,116 11 [13][1][18]
11 Onimusha 2001 8,600,000 16 [15]
12 Lost Planet 2006 6,700,000 17 [15]
13 Ghosts 'n Goblins 1985 6,600,000 18 [15][1]
14 19XX 1984 5,700,000 7 [15][1][19]
15 Final Fight 1989 5,263,488 12 [2]
16 Dino Crisis 1999 4,400,000 13 [15]
17 Sengoku Basara 2005 4,100,000 31 [15]
18 Ōkami 2006 4,100,000 11 [15]
19 Captain Commando 1986 3,953,823 8 [1][22][18]
20 Bionic Commando 1987 3,700,000 9 [1][19]
21 Capcom Arcade Stadium 2021 3,500,000 2 [1]
22 Strider 1989 3,400,000 6 [1]
23 Commando 1985 3,357,676 4 [1][20][18]
24 Breath of Fire 1993 3,300,000 15 [15]
25 Tenchi wo Kurau 1989 2,123,784 5 [1][18]

Arcade sales[]

Rank Franchise Debut Arcade hardware units sold Ref
1 Street Fighter 1987 500,000 [36][37]
2 Final Fight 1989 30,000 [31]
3 Darkstalkers 1994 24,000 [32]
4 Commando 1985 15,000 [33]
5 Ghosts 'n Goblins 1985 1,000 [35]

Gross revenue[]

Rank Franchise Debut Revenue (no inflation) Revenue (with inflation)
1 Street Fighter 1987 $12.206 billion $33 billion
2 Resident Evil 1996 $5.482 billion $11 billion

Films[]

  1. Resident Evil series – $1,407,388,739
    1. Live-action series (2002-2016) – $1,336,002,453
    2. Animated series (2008-2017) – $71,386,286
  2. Street Fighter series – $217,581,321
    1. Street Fighter (1994) – $132,913,521
    2. Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie (1994) – $66,000,000
    3. Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li (2009) – $18,667,800

Notes[]

  1. Ōkami
    • PS2, Wii – 600,000[16]
    • PS3, PC – 1,065,000[17]
    • Switch, PS4, Xbox One – 2,400,000[1]

References[]

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  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 Street Fighter
  3. 3.00 3.01 3.02 3.03 3.04 3.05 3.06 3.07 3.08 3.09 3.10 3.11 3.12 3.13 3.14 3.15 https://www.capcom.co.jp/ir/english/data/pdf/explanation/2023/full/explanation_2023_full_01.pdf
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  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 https://www.capcom.co.jp/ir/english/news/html/e240514.html
  6. Monster Hunter 3
    • Monster Hunter Tri (Wii) - 1.9 million
    • Monster Hunter Freedom 3 (PSP) - 4.9 million
    • Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate (3DS) - 2.6 million
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Monster Hunter
  8. Monster Hunter 4 / Ultimate
    • Monster Hunter 4 (3DS, including DL) - 4.10 million
    • Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate (3DS, including DL) - 4.20 million
  9. 9.00 9.01 9.02 9.03 9.04 9.05 9.06 9.07 9.08 9.09 9.10 Mega Man
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.3 10.4 Devil May Cry
  11. Marvel vs. Capcom 3 / Ultimate
    • Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds (PS3, XB360) - 2.20 million
    • Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 (PS3, XB360, including DL) - 1.20 million
    • Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 (PS4, XB1, including DL) - 1.80 million
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  14. Dead Rising 2
    • Dead Rising 2 (PS3, XB360, PC, including DL) - 3.20 million
    • Dead Rising 2: Off The Record (PS3, XB360, PC, including DL) - 1.40 million
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    • Dead Rising (Xbox 360, including DL) - 1.80 million
    • Dead Rising HD (PS4, XB1, including DL) - 1.50 million
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