Capcom: Monster Hunter Rise Sales Exceeded Expectations - SalesWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 01 June 2021 / 3,261 Views
Capcom released Monster Hunter Rise for the Nintendo Switch on March 26 and a month later the game had shipped over six million units worldwide. The figure includes digital sales.
Capcom in its financial results Q&A revealed Monster Hunter Rise sales has exceeded internal expectations. This was mainly due to its strong sales in Japan and Asia.
"The title exceeded our internal expectations for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021 primarily due to a strong performance in Japan and Asia," said Capcom.
"We believe there is still plenty of potential for additional growth in the US and European markets and will continue to focus on growing sales globally with the launch of the PC version."
Monster Hunter World is the best-selling game in the franchise with over 17.1 million units sold as of March 31, 2021. The Monster Hunter World: Iceborne expansion has sold 7.7 million units.
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