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Over 1.8 million download Resident Evil 5 demo

Xbox Live demo downloaded by 1.3m users in just three days

Microsoft has announced that over 1.8 million users have downloaded the demo for Capcom's Resident Evil 5 over Xbox Live.

Released on January 26, 1.3 million of those downloads were in the first three days by Xbox Live Gold members, before the demo was available to all on January 29.

In Japan, over 53 per cent of Xbox Live Gold users have downloaded the content.

The PlayStation 3 demo is released today, and the full game is due on sale March 13.

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Matt Martin joined GamesIndustry in 2006 and was made editor of the site in 2008. With over ten years experience in journalism, he has written for multiple trade, consumer, contract and business-to-business publications in the games, retail and technology sectors.