Monster Hunter: World Ships 7.9 Million Units

Monster Hunter: World Ships 7.9 Million Units - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 08 May 2018 / 2,367 Views

Capcom has announced shipment figures for Monster Hunter: World have hit 7.9 million units worldwide. This figure includes digital sales.

The game is now the best-selling Capcom game in history.


Here is the list of best-selling Capcom games:

  • Monster Hunter: World – 7.9 million
  • Resident Evil 5 – 7.5 million
  • Resident Evil 6 – 7.1 million
  • Street Fighter II – 6.3 million
  • Resident Evil 7: biohazard – 5.1 million
  • Resident Evil 2 – 4.96 million
  • Monster Hunter Freedom 3 – 4.9 million
  • Monster Hunter Generations – 4.3 million
  • Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate – 4.2 million
  • Monster Hunter 4 – 4.1 million

Shipment figures for the game reached five million units just three days after release.

Monster Hunter: World is out now worldwide for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One and will launch for Windows PC in fall 2018.

A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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Angelv577 (on 08 May 2018)

I am glad they made the choice of making this game multiplats. Exclusivity was holding this franchise back.

KazumaKiryu (on 08 May 2018)

The best Monster Hunter-Game of all time and the best MH sales figures now. Thanks @ PS4, It is an incredible success for capcom.

Azuren (on 08 May 2018)

Yummy yummy crow.

HintHRO (on 08 May 2018)

And it took them this long to figure out a real next gen HD Monster Hunter is what people wanted?

Azuren (on 08 May 2018)

Apparently so.

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Crymassive (on 08 May 2018)

Really nice to see that the game is a success

gustave154 (on 08 May 2018)

If not for God Of War, it would be my GOTY. Game was freaking amazing

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gustave154 (on 08 May 2018)

With PC version coming, 10 million is a lock. Props to the guy who predicted it can sell that many copies.

ZS (on 09 May 2018)

6.5m PS4, 1m XO, 0.4m in stores?

Qwark (on 08 May 2018)

I did not expect it to sell this well, but I am glad it did. I guess the next monster hunter is going to launch on a Playstation console as well.

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