If you’re curious to know how popular the latest instalment in the Monster Hunter series has been since launch then the latest announcement from Capcom will be of interest. Very recently, Capcom has announced that Monster Hunter Rise for Nintendo Switch has shipped a staggering five million units worldwide since it launched on 26th March. A few days ago we reported that the title sold over 1.3 million units in Japan which subsequently secured itself in the top spot in the weekly chart. Now it’s great to see it performing well on a global scale too.
The news came from an official press release, but here’s a snippet:
Capcom Co., Ltd. (Capcom) today announced that Monster Hunter Rise for Nintendo Switch has shipped 5 million units worldwide.
The Monster Hunter series consists of hunting action games that pit players against giant monsters in a beautiful natural environment. Beginning with the first title in 2004, the series established a new genre in which players cooperate to hunt ferocious monsters with their friends and has since grown into a global phenomenon with cumulative sales of the series exceeding 66 million units shipped as of December 31, 2020.