The video game Monster Hunter World just solidified itself as one of the most successful video games of all time. Why you ask? Because their studio Capcom was proud to announce that the game just passed 8 million copies sold before its upcoming release on the PC.
It has been approximately six months since Capcom released this monster hit for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
Capcom detailed that Monster Hunter: World’s physical and digital sales hit 8.3 million units during the last fiscal quarter. This brought an increase of 46.5% on the company’s net sales year-over-year. The company said in a statement that, “in this business, the phenomenal success of Monster Hunter: World from the previous fiscal year continued, with the title gaining further popularity through the expansion of its user base.
In scoring a worldwidesmash hit, the series solidified its position as an international brand and strengthened our base of IP.”
Looking forward, Capcom is preparing for the highly-anticipated release of the game for the PC, which is slated to launch on August 9. Moreover, the studio also revealed the specs for the PC version of the game.
As of right now pre-orders for the PC are available on Steam. And also players who will avail of it will receive the Origin Armor Set and the Fair Wind Charm as bonuses.
Monster Hunter World debuted earlier this year. Most games expert have agreed that the game is a flawless one. Announced at E3 2017, Monster Hunter: World adopts the series’ standard formulas from its older home console roots and recent handheld games to take advantage of the higher processing power provided by modern consoles and computers.
Monster Hunter: World is the second best-selling PlayStation 4 video game (7.9 million copies sold). By the looks of it, the product of Capcom could easily top the fourth installment of Uncharted. Right now Uncharted 4 is the top selling game for the Playstation 4 console.