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Capcom Updates Its Best-Sellers Lists - Monster Hunter World at 17.8M, RE2 Remake at 9.3M

Capcom Updates Its Best-Sellers Lists - Monster Hunter World at 17.8M, RE2 Remake at 9.3M - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 01 February 2022 / 2,557 Views

Capcom has updated its list of Platinum Titles, games that have sold over one million units as of December 31, 2021. The list includes 107 games with sales over one million units, 49 over two million units, 10 over five million units, and two over 10 million units sold.

Resident Evil 7: biohazard sold 400,000 units to bring lifetime sales to 10.6 million units, Resident Evil 2 sold 400,000 units to bring sales to 9.3 million units, Resident Evil Village sold 900,000 units to bring sales to 5..7 million units and Resident Evil 3 sold 300,000 units to bring sales to 4.9 million units. 

Monster Hunter Rise sold 200,000 units in the quarter to bring lifetime sales to 7.7 million units. Monster Hunter: World sold 300,000 units in the quarter to bring lifetime sales to 17.8 million units, while the Iceborne expansion sold 300,000 units for a total of 8.8 million units. Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin sold 100,000 units to bring lifetime sales to 1.4 million units.

Street Fighter V sold 100,000 units to bring lifetime sales to 6.1 million units. Devil May Cry 5 sold 100,000 units to bring lifetime sales to 4.8 million units.

Check out the complete list below:

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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kazuyamishima (on 01 February 2022)

Interesting, whilst World is older, it sold more than Rise in the same quarter.

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UnderwaterFunktown kazuyamishima (on 01 February 2022)

It's really shocking how little Rise sold, but the PC version and Sunbreak should get things going again.

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IcaroRibeiro UnderwaterFunktown (on 01 February 2022)

Rise crossed 8 million after PC version, so only 300k after its launch. It's clearly bombing on PCs, Switch will probably encompass the vast majority of Rise sales

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KrspaceT IcaroRibeiro (on 01 February 2022)

Selling seven million ish on one console and barely any on the PC is hardly a failure if nothing else.

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IcaroRibeiro KrspaceT (on 01 February 2022)

Have I said it was a failure ?

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ireadtabloids IcaroRibeiro (on 01 February 2022)

Looking at concurrent players on Steam for the first week of launch. Monster Hunter Rise peaked at 134,000. Monster Hunter World peaked at 334,000. So World was 2.5x more popular with players at peak hours after launch.
So it’s still a good result with at least 900,000 copies sold during the first three weeks on sale on PC, but not the PC blockbuster that World was.

I expect it will still do well during its first discount sale and expansion launch, but not quite the world beater of the previous game.

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UnderwaterFunktown IcaroRibeiro (on 02 February 2022)

I agree that Switch sales will make up the majority for sure, but I think it's a bit early to conclude that it's bombing on PC. Crossing 8 mil was just a milestone announcement, there's a good chance it's well past that by the next quarterly report. On top of that PC versions often have better legs than their console counterparts in the long run, continuing to sell for years after.

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Kakadu18 IcaroRibeiro (on 02 February 2022)

You must know that 300k is the minimum that it sold at launch on PC. It wasn't exactly at 8mil but over 8mil.

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mjk45 kazuyamishima (on 01 February 2022)

Dos anyone know if Sunbreak will be treated like a separate game like Iceborne is on this list

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Kakadu18 mjk45 (on 02 February 2022)

It's likely going to be like Iceborne.

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Kakadu18 kazuyamishima (on 02 February 2022)

What is the average price that both have been selling for in the last quarter?

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Moseskyle83 (on 02 February 2022)

Please capcom at least see this as most consumers prefer the old school resident evil compared to the new on n yes I did enjoy 7 and village but at the same time it just didn’t feel like a resident evil of old to me

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Kakadu18 Moseskyle83 (on 02 February 2022)

See what exactly as that? RE2 and RE7 sold the same last quarter.

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SvenTheTurkey (on 01 February 2022)

Why do they have some games split by platform and others not? Mostly the RE games. 4 is on a lot of platforms so why not just add them together?

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Pinkie_pie (on 01 February 2022)

Last year didn't someone posted saying World sold over 20m?

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LivncA_Dis3 (on 01 February 2022)

Congrats to more powah and sales Capcom u really turned it around!

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Manlytears (on 01 February 2022)

Capcom is really delivering very good results and they deserve it. I hope they remain independent, however if anyone has to buy them I hope it will be Sony or Microsoft.

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