February 8th , 2006

Press Release

 
 

3-1-3, Uchihiranomachi, Chuo-ku
Osaka, 540-0037, Japan
Capcom Co.,Ltd.
Kenzo Tsujimoto, President and CEO
(Code No. 9697 Tokyo - Osaka Stock Exchange)

The Latest Installment in Capcom's Hit Resident Evil Series
"Resident Evil 4" Ships 3 Million!

-The Resident Evil series has shipped 30 million units worldwide-

Capcom Co., Ltd. is pleased to announce that 3 million units of Resident Evil 4 (GameCube and PlayStation 2) have shipped worldwide as of January 31 st , 2006.

The Resident Evil series came to life in 1996 and since then installments in the series have shipped a combined total of 30 million units (as of the end of December 2005). The thrilling storyline and cutting-edge graphics opened up the door to new possibilities within the 3D action adventure genre and became an instant classic among fans across the world. Since its inception, the Resident Evil series has made the leap from games to movies with "Resident Evil" and "Resident Evil Apocalypse" resulting in box office sales of over 100 million dollars and brand recognition reaching the mass market.

Resident Evil 4 preserves the classic, chilling atmosphere of the original series but revamps the action system to create an all-new gaming experience that fans and players new to the series alike can enjoy. It has already won numerous awards such as the Japanese CESA organization's 2004-2005 Game Awards Award of Excellence and MTV Network-operated Spike TV's Game of the Year Award. It has been continuously praised on game fan sites and in gaming publications as well as being recognized by experts in the industry as a revolutionary game.

As always, Capcom will continue to strive to produce great new game titles and expand its appeal to a broader audience across the globe.

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[Product Information]

1. Title:

Resident Evil 4 (Biohazard 4 in Japan)

2. Genre:

Survival Horror

3. Platforms:

Nintendo GameCube

PlayStation2

4. Release Date:

Japan: Jan 27th, 2005
N. America: Jan 11th, 2005
Europe: Mar 18th, 2005

Japan: Dec 1st, 2005
N. America: Oct 25th, 2005
Europe: Nov 5th, 2005

5. Award Winning:

1. The 9 th CESA Game Awards: Award of Excellence
2. SpikeTV Video Game Awards 2005: Game of the Year
3. GAME.NET Awards 2005: Game of the Year
4. GAME.NET Awards 2005: People's Choice


About Capcom

As a worldwide leader in the gaming industry, Capcom is on the forefront of this new cutting-edge technology, and is proud to have produced a number of hit products such as Mega Man, Street Fighter, Onimusha, Devil May Cry and Resident Evil. Capcom will continue to provide customers with the best possible forms of innovative entertainment in this new and exciting media.

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For additional information about the product, please contact Capcom's support center at (+81-6-6946-3099) or visit www.capcom.co.jp.


Inquiries regarding the above information may be directed to:

Capcom Co., Ltd.
Public Relations Office (Tanaka or Tamoto)
(Email) ir@capcom.co.jp
(Address) 3-1-3, Uchihiranomachi, Chuo-ku, Osaka, 540-0037, Japan
(Tel)+81-6-6920-6923 (Fax) +81-6-6920-5108

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