Dead Rising series total sales figures revealed

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Capcom have revealed via their annual report that the Dead Rising series has surpassed 5 million in sales. Here’s the breakdown:

  • Dead Rising 2 (PS3,Xbox 360,PC): 2.5 million
  • Dead Rising (Xbox 360): 1.7 million
  • The Rest (Case Zero, Off  the Record): 1.2 million

The “Dead Rising” series is a survival horror action game where players must fight off an endless onslaught of zombies while attempting to uncover the truth behind an cause of the incident. As of March 31, 2013, the series has sold more than 5.4 million units.

Dead Rising 3 is a launch title for the Xbox One and is also an exclusive.


  1. Dakan45

    October 27, 2013 at 2:45 pm

    Its not bad actually, if dead rising 2 got 2.5 million for a niche game, eg like dark souls, thats fine.

    But i forgot games are soooo expensive these days that you need 3 million plus to break even, pathetic and thats why it gone exlusive, let ms fund its development.

  2. HalfBlackCanadian

    October 27, 2013 at 8:44 pm

    I’m curious about DR2 console/console/PC split in terms of units per device. Maybe this has something to do with exclusivity (say, for instance, it was a 15/75/10 split in the order shown above which gave the extra push to consider exclusivity). The reason I ask is that it is super doubtful that the game would go back to exclusive if the sales for the PS3 version outsold X360

  3. Hangman Joe

    October 28, 2013 at 12:16 am

    So it sold less over all than the witcher, despite the first witcher game being pc only?

  4. PachterStation

    November 8, 2013 at 5:34 pm

    Dead Rising was a great idea, but it was just a poor game. Dead Rising 2 was better, but more or the same. The Wii U version was a bit poor graphically, but it played better than the Xbox 360 version, even though it was missing certain things (less zombies etc.). Dead Rising 3 looks like it’s running on rails, like Left 4 Dead. But zombie games are always annoying. Lack of health, crap weapons (some become unusable) and lack of ammo need to change in zombie games. After ZombiU and Dead Island, I gave up on this genre.

    • Jeremiah Boeninger

      December 13, 2013 at 9:23 am

      DR3 is great and a welcome launch title for the One.

  5. Shafto Way

    January 16, 2017 at 9:18 pm

    5.4 million as of 2013. It is now 2017 and Dead Rising 1 2 and Off The Record has come out for Xbox One and PS4. Now i wonder what the entire figures are for the entire Dead Rising Series now as of January 2017. I bet its in the ten million mark easy including the digital copies sold.

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