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    Monster Hunter World Sales Exceed 25 Million Copies

    A new all-time record for Capcom.

    Capcom announced Monster Hunter World sales exceeded a total of 25 million copies worldwide, setting an all-time record for the franchise. The announcement comes as development of Monster Hunter Wilds, the next entry in the long-running series, continues at Capcom.

    Released in January 2019 for consoles and January 2020 for PC, the Monster Hunter World: Iceborne expansion introduced several new monsters, a new story, new locales, and so much more to an already successful game. In 2023, the game continued to receive quality-of-life improvements, with the Steam version becoming Steam Deck verified in an update. Despite the lack of new DLC after Iceborne, the game continued to garner an active community. 

    Monster Hunter World Sales Update

    According to Capcom, Monster Hunter World is the new all-time leader in sales for Capcom at 25 million units in sales. The series is approaching 100 million units sold worldwide, with 97 million units as of December 31, 2023.

    Here’s what Capcom had to say in its latest press release:

    Capcom Co., Ltd. (Capcom) today announced that Monster Hunter: World has sold over 25 million units* worldwide.

    Celebrating its 20th anniversary in March 2024, the Monster Hunter series consists of hunting action games that pit players against giant monsters in beautiful natural environments. 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 97 million units as of December 31, 2023.

    With Monster Hunter: World, Capcom drove the Monster Hunter series to global-brand status with a series-first worldwide simultaneous launch and international promotional activities, establishing the game as Capcom’s best-selling title of all time within a month of its release. In the six years since the game’s launch, Capcom has continued to promote digital sales, leading Monster Hunter: World to achieve a new Capcom all-time-record of 25 million cumulative units sold. Further, in December of last year Capcom revealed Monster Hunter Wilds, garnering broad attention with the announcement that the latest title in the series is scheduled for release in 2025.

    Capcom remains firmly committed to satisfying the expectations of all users by leveraging its industry-leading game development capabilities in order to create highly entertaining gameplay experiences.

    *Includes shipments of Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Master Edition

    Soul Kiwami
    Soul Kiwami
    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Managing Editor of Final Weapon and a Games Writer at Game Rant with four years of writing and editing experience. Raul is passionate about the Japanese gaming industry, and he's a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs, and fighting games. business email: [email protected] | Muck Rack: https://muckrack.com/raul-landaverde-1

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