A bold prediction of the upcoming Switch exclusive product.
monster hunter Has always been the main seller of Capcom, but Monster hunter world The series reached a new height unprecedented for Capcom games. Soon, new games in the series will be brought exclusively to Switch Monster Hunter Rise, Capcom seems to have high expectations for its sales.
Said in an interview Nikkei (Translated by someone Nintendo everything), said Tsuumoto Haruhiro, President of Capcom Monster Hunter Rise Expected sales and world Have been sold, and follow up with Capcom expected reservations.According to Tsu Ben Monster Hunter Rise The release in late March means that most of the game’s profits will begin to flow in the next fiscal year (starting on April 1), but overall, the game is expected to be sold as well as “previous works.”
Tsujimoto said: “We have started accepting pre-orders for the games, and so far, they have become the pre-orders we expect.” “Due to the pandemic, development was suspended for nearly a month, and the release was postponed to March 2021, so we expect Most of the game revenue will appear in the next fiscal year. With the release of the new game, the “announcement effect” will help spread information about the game. We hope that the sales of the game will be the same as the previous works, for example Monster hunter world. “
Currently, Monster hunter world Sales volume Standing at 16.4 million units Capcom games have become the best-selling stand-alone game ever in the world. This number will be hard to beat (or even match) Monster Hunter Rise Especially because world, It will be limited to one platform. Of course, the Switch has a ridiculous software sales record ( monster hunter), so this is not entirely impossible.
Monster Hunter Rise It will land on Nintendo Switch on March 26, 2021.