On 24th January 2017 Capcom released Resident Evil 7: Biohazard for microsoft windows,PS4,XBOX ONE in North America,Europe and for Japan on 26th. I’ve never really been a fan of Capcom but this game is just off the charts, taking a look at the previous versions of this game, resident evil 7 beats them at each and every aspect! Resident Evil 7 sets a new path for the resident evil series. According to The NPD Group, Resident Evil 7 was the top-selling game in the US for the month of January. It has taken horror games to a whole new level with RE engine plus and the playstation VR the user can now experience each and every terrifying detail about this game, with its astonishing graphics and mind blowing, spine chilling gameplay this game delivers us with a whole new level of horror and excitement. In October 2016 Capcom launched a 10 part video series called “The World Of Resident Evil 7”, telling about the games contents such as characters and gameplay. A cross-save feature between Windows and the XBOX ONE was confirmed on November 2016. So if you have an XBOX one and a Windows PC and the game is bought on either one it would be playable on both platforms through the XBOX Play anywhere program, making it the first game to be published by a third party to be a part of the program.
Resident Evil 7 has gained wild success in the YouTube gaming community as gaming channels like PewDiePie, JackSepcticEye, CinnamonToastKen have been making gameplay/playthrough videos on their channels about this game and show how terrifying and thrilling this game can be.
Capcom’s pre-release sales projection for the game’s launch window for march 2017 was 4 million copies.
the game had shipped over 2.5 million units worldwide days after the release, the demo version had more than 7.5 million downloads! This game was on top of UK’s sales chart even in the second week. This game has played a vital role in the upliftment of Capcom’s sales. On February 1, Capcom told it’s investors that the game had recouped its development budget.By February 10, Resident Evil 7 had shipped over 3 million copies worldwide.