Not only did Resident Evil 5 (Xbox 360, Playstation 3) top the UK game sales charts last weekend, it also outsold all music singles, albums, and box office receipts.
Capcom's UK public relations company Monument PR issued a press release with the details that should send a shiver through Hollywood and the music industry's spines:
- The game outsold every item in the UK Singles Chart (Based on physical and digital sales of UK Top 200) for the weekend.
- The game outsold U2's chart-topping new album's total sales since release in one weekend (in the UK).
- Resident Evil 5 grossed more than the top 5 movies in the UK this weekend (Source: IMDB.com).