The company highlights its “strong” sales in Japan and Asia, and they expect to continue growing in the West.
That Monster Hunter Rise has been a bestseller is known to everyone. That expectations with the game were high, too. What is surprising is that, despite this, the last main installment of the Monster Hunter saga has achieved exceed Capcom’s sales forecasts, and that they had to be quite high. This was stated by the Osaka company at your meeting with shareholders at the end of last fiscal year.
Since they are statements for the fiscal period, these expectations refer only to the first week of game sales. We remember that, at the moment, Monster Hunter Rise has more than 6 million games sold worldwide. Well, back to the meeting, Capcom claims that the Nintendo Switch game has performed better than expected, especially in Japan and Asia, although they hope you keep a good growth in Europe and the United States for the next few quarters.
“The game has exceeded our internal expectations for the fiscal year ending March 31, primarily due to strong performance in Japan and Asia, “the company states.” We believe there is still a lot of growth potential in the European and US markets, and we will continue to focus on increasing sales worldwide with launching the PC versionOn this, Capcom announced a few months ago that Monster Hunter Rise will arrive on PC in early 2022, presumably before the fiscal close.
For the Nintendo Switch game side, Capcom has announced a new Monster Hunter event for next week. Event that will also include news about Monster Hunter Stories 2, and in which the update 3.0 of MH Rise will be shown with new creatures and the end of the story. If you want to know what this installment offers, available for now on the Nintendo console, here is the analysis of Monster Hunter Rise.
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