Street Fighter 5 Has Rolled Out 6.80 Million Copies Since Launch, Capcom Reveals

The sales figures are likely to hit 7 million by the time the next anticipated rendition drops.

The launch days of Street Fighter 5 were a wild ride; the title had a troubled launch and received mixed reception but managed to carry on. The game failed to meet the initial sales thresholds expected by Capcom. However, it was an impending success waiting to happen and reached global fame in a short time. 

Street Fighter 5 underwent a much-deserved u-turn and slowly began garnering high sales figures. The community gave it another go and ultimately came to love it despite some flaws. With the eventual release of its successor, Street Fighter 6 slating closer, SF5 is still reaching milestones considered improbable before.

Major Takeaway:

  • Street Fighter 5 has outsold many Capcom games and many of its predecessors to cross a new threshold.
  • The title has amassed over 6.80 million figures, as revealed by its most recent Platinum Titles list.
  • SF5 is predicted to reach 7 million copies sold by the time its successor arrives in the gaming market.
  • The unveiled list shows many of Capcom’s big names, with many reaching mesmerizing sales figures. 

Capcom has recently crossed a new threshold for its now-6-year-old game. After shining for over half a decade in the gaming industry, Street Fighter V has accumulated over 6.8 million copies sold, as revealed by the latest Platinum Titles list made public by the gigantic firm. 

Street Fighter 5 is still the 8th-most sold game by Capcom on the overall podium. Meaning, the game has sold more than highly-popular titles like Resident Evil Village and one of the earliest renditions, Street Fighter II. Only a few well-renowned titles produced by Capcom have been able to top SF5 by amassing even higher copies sold.

Street Fighter 5 claims the 8th spot in Capcom’s most-sold games.

In terms of overall sales for the enterprise, this effectively places it as the 8th best-selling game. Street Fighter 5 is currently overshadowed by Resident Evil 6 and 5, making it inhabit the same 8th spot as it did back in August.

The high sales serve as a token of love shown by the community, which accepted it despite some unliked inclusions, like promised features missing and an initial terrible online experience upon launch. 

The top three spots in the list are held by the prevalent games dubbed Monster Hunter: World (18.50 million units), RESIDENT EVIL 7 biohazard ( 11.30 million units), and Monster Hunter Rise (11.20 million units). Capcom has many well-famed titles under its belt, yet the old ones, like Street Fighter 5 continue to sell like hotcakes.

Top three titles occupying the most-sold-games podium in the latest Platinum Titles list.

It is anticipated that SF5 will cross the 7 million mark by the time its heir, Street Fighter 6 is released on the market. The staggering copies sold by SF5 only serve as a good premonition for the anticipated Street Fighter 6.

Street Fighter 6 has already become a popular phenomenon in the community for deflecting to a new favored art style and gameplay direction. Moreover, the closed beta for SF6 proved to be a stellar success for the awaited rendition.

There are various reasons to be amped up about the upcoming Street Fighter installment. The title incorporates modern American-esque street art amalgamated with eye-catching gameplay and some new alluring features that are quite difficult to dislike.

What are your thoughts about Street Fighter 5 still selling like hotcakes globally after 6 years since its eventful release? Do let us know your opinions in the comments below.

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