Monster Hunter World Has Sold 8.3 Million Units Before PC Launch

Capcom has shared their fiscal report for Q1 2018 and they consider it their most profitable quarter since they have begun tracking their quarterly result. In its recent Q1 fiscal year 2018 financial results, Capcom revealed that the game has sold 8.3 million units since launching for PS4 and Xbox One in January 2018.

"In this business, the phenomenal success of Monster Hunter: World (for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One) from the previous fiscal year continued, with the title gaining further popularity through the expansion of its user base. In scoring a worldwide smash hit, the series solidified its position as an international brand and strengthened our base of IP," Capcom said.

They also talked about the success of Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection that launched in May along with late ports of the Mega Man Legacy Collection for the Nintendo Switch.

"Furthermore, Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection (for PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One and PC), a new title released in markets outside of Japan, performed strongly, while Mega Man Legacy CollectionMega Man Legacy Collection 2 and Mega Man Legacy Collection 1+2 for Nintendo Switch also maintained robust sales thanks to a loyal fan base and strong brand capabilities."

Monster Hunter World has been a success in numerous ways for Capcom. It’s the company’s best selling game in history and has plenty of content planned including a collaboration with Final Fantasy 14 to implement Behemoth as a new monster. The Behemoth update will arrive on August 1st for Xbox One and PS4. The PC version is out on August 9th but it will take some time before post-launch monsters like Deviljho, Lunastra and so on are available.

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