After promoting 4 million copies in its first three days, Capcom’s Monster Hunter Rise has now climbed to five million gross sales because it was launched on March 26.
Capcom clarified that Rise has shipped 5 million copies globally, so it hasn’t essentially offered that many by way of to customers in its first week. However it’s nonetheless a huge quantity and it speaks to the enormity and attraction of the franchise.
Monster Hunter video games have shipped 66 million items as December 31, 2020, Capcom stated. So with Rise’s figures added on, that quantity climbs to about 71 million.
The Monster Hunter sequence debuted in 2004 and has grown massively since. As soon as fashionable primarily in Japan–one Japanese tech CEO gave his firm the break day to play Rise–the sequence is now pushing westward and discovering a brand new viewers there. Earlier than Rise, Monster Hunter World reached enormous gross sales numbers thanks partially to this expanded attraction of the sequence.
Capcom is planning to maintain the prepare operating, as it can launch Monster Hunter Tales 2: Wings of Damage for Change and PC on July 9, 2021. This recreation may have parts that may “link” to Rise, Capcom stated. Moreover, Rise will launch on PC in early 2022.
Total, Capcom is trying to develop the attraction of the Monster Hunter sequence in various methods, together with the franchise’s first film. This movie, directed by Resident Evil’s Paul W.S. Anderson and starring Resident Evil’s Mila Jovovich, only recently launched in Japan–in reality, it launched on March 26 in Japan, the day that Rise got here out.
“Capcom remains firmly committed to satisfying the expectations of all users by leveraging its industry-leading game development capabilities in order to create highly entertaining gameplay experiences,” Capcom stated.
Evaluate scores for Monster Hunter Rise have been usually superb. GameSpot’s Monster Hunter Rise evaluate scored the sport a 9/10.
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