Resident Evil 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 premiere fighting series Street Fighter, the best-selling horror series Resident Evil, and the popular action series Devil May Cry and Monster Hunter. They originally made their mark with popular arcade titles like Commando and 1942, before becoming a worldwide phenomenon with challenging platformers like Mega Man and Ghosts n' Goblins, beat 'em ups like Final Fight, and Disney games.

Best selling games[edit | edit source]

See also: Best selling games worldwide

Software sales[edit | edit source]

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

Best selling Capcom games as of December 31, 2019. 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 more details on sales figures.

Year Title Sales
(millions)
Notes
2018 Monster Hunter World 17.1
1991 Street Fighter II 15.5 [2]
2009 Resident Evil 5 13.54 [3]
2012 Resident Evil 6 11.63 [4]
2005 Resident Evil 4 10.89 [5]
2009 Monster Hunter 3 9.4 [6]
2009 Street Fighter IV 9.163 [7]
2017 Resident Evil 7: Biohazard 9
2013 Monster Hunter 4 8.3 [8]
2019 Resident Evil 2 (remake) 8.1
2015 Monster Hunter X / Generations 8 [9]
2019 Monster Hunter World: Iceborne 7.7
2006 Monster Hunter 2 6.72 [10]
1998 Resident Evil 2 (original) 6.11 [11]
2016 Street Fighter V 5.5 [12]
1996 Resident Evil 5.332 [13]
2008 Devil May Cry 4 5.2
2010 Dead Rising 2 4.5 [14]
2012 Dragon's Dogma 4.4 [15]
2019 Devil May Cry 5 4.3
2002 Resident Evil (remake) 4.199

[16]

2020 Resident Evil 3 (remake) 4
1986 Ghosts'n Goblins 3.94 [17]
2005 Devil May Cry 3 3.6
1999 Resident Evil 3: Nemesis 3.5
2001 Devil May Cry 3.46
2011 Marvel vs. Capcom 3 3.4 [18]
2013 DmC Devil May Cry 3.4
2002 Resident Evil 0 3.254 [19]
2003 Devil May Cry 2 3
2000 Resident Evil Code: Veronica 2.91 [20]
1989 DuckTales 2.77 [21]
2013 Dead Rising 3 2.6 [22]
2013 Resident Evil Revelations 2.596 [23]
2012 Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City 2.5
1999 Dino Crisis 2.4
2015 Resident Evil Revelations 2 2.4
2001 Onimusha: Warlords 2.02
2002 Onimusha 2: Samurai's Destiny 2
2010 Lost Planet 2 2
2006 Dead Rising 1.8
2004 Monster Hunter Freedom 1.839 [24]
2012 Street Fighter X Tekken 1.8
1993 Aladdin 1.75 [25]
2006 Lost Planet: Extreme Condition 1.6
2005 Onimusha 3: Demon Siege 1.52
1988 Mega Man 2 1.51 [26]
1998 Street Fighter Alpha 3 1.48 [12]
1990 Final Fight 1.48
2003 Resident Evil Outbreak 1.45
2009 Marvel Vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes 1.4
2003 Mega Man Battle Network 4 1.35
2017 Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite 1.3
2007 Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles 1.3
1992 Magical Quest Starring Mickey 1.21 [25]
1990 Chip'n Dale Rescue Rangers 1.2 [25]
2013 Remember Me 1.2
2000 Dino Crisis 2 1.2
1993 Mega Man X 1.16 [27]
1986 Commando 1.14
2009 Bionic Commando (HD) 1.1
2015 Mega Man Legacy Collection 1.1
1991 Super Ghouls'n Ghosts 1.09 [28]
1990 Mega Man 3 1.08
1996 Street Fighter Alpha 2 1.06
1993 Final Fight 2 1.03
2016 Dead Rising 4 1 [22]

Arcade sales[edit | edit source]

Best selling franchises[edit | edit source]

See also: Best selling game franchises

Software sales[edit | edit source]

Debut Franchise [29] Titles Sales
(millions)
1996 Resident Evil 141 110
2004 Monster Hunter 50 72
1987 Street Fighter 93 46
1987 Mega Man 158 36
2001 Devil May Cry 35 23
2005 Dead Rising 22 14
1998 Marvel vs. Capcom 16 9.9
2001 Onimusha 16 8.4
2001 Ace Attorney 30 8.1
2006 Lost Planet 17 6.3
2012 Dragon's Dogma 13 5.7
1999 Dino Crisis 13 4.4
1985 Ghosts'n Goblins 15 4.3
2005 Sengoku Basara 31 4
2006 Okami 11 3.4
1989 Final Fight 10 3.2
1993 Breath of Fire 15 3.2
1984 1942 3 1.4
1985 Commando 2 1.2

Arcade sales[edit | edit source]

Gross revenue[edit | edit source]

Debut Franchise Revenue
(no inflation)
Revenue
(with inflation)
1987 Street Fighter $12.206 billion $26 billion
1996 Resident Evil $5.482 billion $9 billion

Films[edit | edit source]

  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

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Capcom's "Platinum Titles"
  2. https://www.ign.com/articles/2019/11/04/super-smash-bros-ultimate-is-the-best-selling-fighting-game-ever
  3. Resident Evil 5
    • Resident Evil 5 (PS3 & 360, including DL) - 7.8 million
    • Resident Evil 5 (Steam) - 1.24 million
    • Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition (PS3, 360, DL) - 2.3 million
    • Resident Evil 5 (PS4 & XB1, including DL) - 2.1 million
  4. Resident Evil 6
    • Resident Evil 6 (PS3 & 360) - 7.8 million
    • Resident Evil 6 (Steam) - 1.43 million
    • Resident Evil 5 (PS4 & XB1) - 2.4 million
  5. Resident Evil 4
    • Resident Evil 4 (GameCube) - 1.6 million
    • Resident Evil 4 (PS2) - 2.3 million
    • Wii Edition (Wii) - 2 million
    • Biohazard Value Pack (PS2) - 7,395
    • Biohazard: Revival Selection (PS3 & X360) - 171,000
    • Resident Evil 4 (PS3 & X360) - 1.2 million
    • Biohazard 4: Mobile Edition (Android) - 10,000+
    • Ultimate HD Edition (PC) - 1.4 million
    • PS4 & XB1 (including DL) - 2.2 million
  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. Street Fighter IV
    • Street Fighter IV (PS3/X360) - 3.4 million
    • Street Fighter IV (Steam) - 162,500
    • Super Street Fighter IV (PS3/X360) - 1.9 million
    • Super Street Fighter IV: 3D Edition (3DS) - 1.3 million
    • Arcade Edition - 1.1 million
    • Ultra - 1.3 million
  8. Monster Hunter 4
    • Monster Hunter 4 (3DS) - 4.1 million
    • Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate (3DS) - 4.2 million
  9. Monster Hunter X / Generations
    • Monster Hunter X / Generations (3DS) - 4.3 million
    • Monster Hunter XX (3DS) - 3.7 million
  10. Monster Hunter 2
    • Monster Hunter 2 (PS2) - 520,723
    • Monster Hunter Freedom 2 (PSP) - 2.4 million
    • Monster Hunter Freedom Unite (PSP) - 3.8 million
  11. PlayStation - 4.96 million
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Street Fighter
  13. Resident Evil
    • Resident Evil (PlayStation) - 2.75 million
    • Biohazard (Saturn) - 148,400
    • Director's Cut - 1.13 million
    • Dual Shock Ver. - 1.2 million
    • Biohazard: Deadly Silence - 103,300
  14. Dead Rising 2
    • Dead Rising 2 - 3.1
    • Dead Rising 2: Off The Record - 1.4 million
  15. Dragon's Dogma
    • Dragon's Dogma (2012) - 1.3 million
    • Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen (2013) -2 million
  16. Resident Evil (remake)
    • Resident Evil (GameCube) - 1.35 million
    • Biohazard (Wii) - 89,297
    • HD Remaster (PS3, including DL) - 2.2 million
    • HD Remaster (Steam) - 560,000
  17. Ghosts'n Goblins
  18. Marvel vs. Capcom 3
    • Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds (2011) – 2.2 million
    • Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 (2011) – 1.2 million
  19. Resident Evil 0
    • Resident Evil 0 (GameCube) - 1.25 million
    • Biohazard 0 (Wii) - 103,614
    • HD Remaster (PS3, PS4, XB1, PC) - 1.9 million
  20. Resident Evil Code: Veronica
    • Code: Veronica (DC) - 1.14 million
    • Code: Veronica X (PS2) - 1.4 million
    • Biohazard Value Pack (PS2) - 7,400
    • Biohazard: Revival Selection (PS3 & X360) - 171,000
  21. * DuckTales (1989) - 1.67 million
    • DuckTales: Remastered (2013) - 1.1 million
  22. 22.0 22.1 Only Xbox One and PC
  23. Resident Evil Revelations
    • Biohazard Revelations (3DS) - 296,040
    • Resident Evil Revelations (PS3, Xbox 360, Wii U, PC) - 1.8 million
    • Resident Evil Revelations (PS4, XB1, Switch) - 500,000
  24. Monster Hunter
    • Monster Hunter (PS2) - 315,555
    • Monster Hunter G (PS2) - 223,025
    • Monster Hunter Freedom (PSP) - 1.3 million
  25. 25.0 25.1 25.2 Platinum Titles. Capcom. Archived from the original on January 16, 2008. Retrieved on April 22, 2017.
  26. Mega Man 2
    • NES - 1.51 million
  27. Mega Man X
    • SNES - 1.16 million
  28. Super Ghouls'n Ghosts
    • SNES - 1.09 million
  29. http://www.capcom.co.jp/ir/english/finance/salesdata.html


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