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Resident Evil 6 pre-orders numbers in Japan released by Media Create

Friday, 12th October 2012 20:36 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Resident Evil 6 pre-orders hit 380,000 in Japan, according to Media Create figures, besting the previous pre-order record holder in the series, Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City.

Operation Raccoon City pre-orders hit 118,000 and the game went on to sell 268,810 during its first week on PS3 and Xbox 360 combined.

Media Create also noted that Resident Evil 5 has sold 1.2 million copies on all formats in Japan since it launched in 2009.

Resident Evil 6 sold 676,585 units combined in its first week at retail in the region.

Thanks, Siliconera.

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  1. AHA-Lambda

    “besting the previous pre-order record holder in the series, Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City”

    Fucking what? D:

    #1 2 years ago
  2. Gigabomber

    ..desperation and desolation

    #2 2 years ago
  3. Stephany Nunneley

    @1 Yeah, it had the largest pre-orders in the franchise history – beating the record set in 2005 which was Resident Evil 4.

    #3 2 years ago
  4. LuLshuck

    I liked raccoon city and the only downer was some of the over-powered powers which some characters had

    #4 2 years ago
  5. AHA-Lambda

    @3 – I don’t want to live on this planet anymore…

    #5 2 years ago