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Resident Evil 7 Gold Edition returns to retail this December

Capcom’s Resident Evil 7 will be returning to retail with a new Gold Edition on December 12th later this year, the publisher has announced. Available on PS4, Xbox One and PC in both physical and digital versions, the Gold Edition will feature all the original content from the original game, …

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Sony was surprised by Resident Evil 7’s VR success

The higher-than-expected number of players who tried Resident Evil VII in VR was a surprise to Sony and has shaped its PS4 strategy. That appears to be the message from PlayStation’s global sales and marketing boss Jim Ryan, who told Games Industry: We had no idea that VR would play …

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Trial by fire: the return of the game demo

Demos used to be a staple part of a game’s launch cycle. Even as far back as 1994, games magazines would boast about the number of playable demos they had that month, and it was generally accepted business practice that demos were largely beneficial to a game’s overall sales. Indeed, …

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Resident Evil 7 holds top spot, Hitman debuts at No.4

Capcom’s Resident Evil 7 is once again No.1 in the UK charts. The title saw a respectable 68 per cent dip in sales in its second week on shelves. GfK says that one more week at the top of the charts will see the title match the series’ longest run …

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PS4 sales up 24% as Resident Evil 7 debuts at No.1 in Japan

Capcom’s new survival horror game has infected the Japanese Top Ten and gone straight to the top. That’s according to market data supplied by Famitsu, which indicates that the PS4 version of Resident Evil 7 went to No.1, selling 231,188 units in its first week on sale. The title charted …

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Capcom’s digital sales increased 21.1% in 2016 to 6.1m units

Capcom has released its latest financial report for the nine months ending December 2016, but while net sales and operating income have both fallen for the company year-on-year, accelerated digital sales and higher sales of flagship software titles have given Capcom’s consumer business its first market expansion in four years. …

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Nearly 10% of Resident Evil 7 players are PSVR users

Over 87,000 players around the world have played Resident Evil 7 in VR, Capcom has revealed. That’s according to new figures released on ResidentEvil.Net, detailing the game’s global statistics. As of January 30th, 87,196 players have opted to play Resident Evil 7 in virtual reality, making up 9.48 per cent …

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Resident Evil VII ships 2.5m units worldwide

Capcom has announced that Resident Evil 7 has shipped over 2.5m units worldwide. The latest entry in its flagship survival horror series launched on Tuesday in the UK, garnering high scores across the board from a number of critics. Meanwhile, the franchise as a whole has now reached a cumulative …

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GAME cancels Resident Evil VII Collector’s Editions due to broken mansions

A broken batch of Resident Evil VII Collector’s Editions has led GAME to cancel several customer pre-orders. The 99 Collector’s Edition is exclusive to GAME and was meant to include a miniature replica of the Baker Mansion among other special items. However, GAME has now admitted that these mansion replica …

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Capcom has "no plans" to bring Resident Evil to Switch right now

Resident Evil VII is due out tomorrow, but it doesn’t look like Capcom will be bringing its flagship horror franchise to the Nintendo Switch any time soon. That’s according to series producer Masachika Kawata, who spoke about the company’s upcoming plans for the franchise to Express Online. I think [the …

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