Resident Evil 2 ( PS, 4,960,000)
Resident Evil 3 Nemesis ( PS, 3,500,000)
Resident Evil ( PS, 2,750,000)
Resident Evil 4, ( PS2, 2,000,000)
VGChartz: Resident Evil 2 (PS, 5.82m) Overtracked Resident Evil (PS, 5.05m) Way overtracked Resident Evil 3 (PS, 3.52m) Spot on Resident Evil 4 (PS2, 2.59m) Overtracked
RE and RE2 are where the special editions come into play. For example there are three versions of RE1 on the list that add up to roughly VGC's total. #5 + #34 Dual Shock Edition + #41 Director's Cut = 5.08M.
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