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Monster Hunter World Breaks Capcom Records & Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate Comes to Switch

Monster Hunter World

Capcom shared their successes through the 2018 Fiscal year. As the results show, Monster Hunter World is not only the most popular game of the series but of the company altogether. Monster Hunter World has sold 7.9 Million copies, trampling even Resident Evil 5 with its 7.3 Million units.

In the home video game market, sales of more than one million units is the generally accepted standard for a major hit. Since Capcom’s inception, we have created many of these titles, including Street Fighter and Resident Evil. With more than 80 titles that have sold more than one million units, Capcom stands alone in the video game industry. This page lists these hit titles by sales volume and presents packages, moving and still images, and other information about these games.

Top 10 Capcom projects include:

  • Monster Hunter World – 7.9 Million
  • Resident Evil 5 – 7.3 Million
  • Resident Evil 6 – 7.1 Million
  • Street Fighter 2 – 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 X – 4.3 Million
  • Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate – 4.2 Million
  • Monster Hunter 4 – 4.1 Million

The results are presented as of March 31, 2018.

Monster Hunter: World is an open world action RPG game developed and published by Capcom for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. It is the fifth instalment in the Monster Hunter franchise. The game has much larger maps, seamless transitions between locations and offers four-player co-op mode. The players take on roles of Hunters, whose missions are to hunt down and either kill or capture large monsters for study. You can find out more by checking out our hub or visiting the official site.

In other Monster Hunter news, Capcom has just announced that Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate will be coming to Nintendo Switch on August 28th.

Master up to 6 unique Hunting Styles against countless monsters in unique environments. Use spectacular Hunter Arts to hunt your prey, or assume the role of your felyne friends in Prowler mode to take on your fearsome beasts. This is the most customizable Monster Hunter experience to date!

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While growing up in the wilds of Russia, Catherine learned to talk, write and game at almost the same time. You can follow her attempts at latter two at MMORPG.com and GameSpace.

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