Monster Hunter is a Capcom saga that has been trapping players since 2004, but was very important during the launch of Monster Hunter World and its expansion Iceborne. Although the game enjoyed a few good initial sales, premiered in PS4 and Xbox One consoles, later on PC, now Monster Hunter Rise is doing it like Nintendo Switch exclusive.
Capcom has exclusive Monster Hunter games for Switch, such as Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate and Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate, but has been Monster hunter rise the one with the most ambition on the Nintendo platform. Now, with this new exclusivity seen as a bet by many, the game has been and is a bestseller, topping the 2021 release charts for the moment.
Now, according to the American company market research, The NPD Group, its new data reflects that, at least in America, Monster Hunter Rise is the 4th best-selling game of 2021. With this, the new installment of the monster hunter saga it has already shown its welcome everywhere; all this during its debut month, remember that premiered on March 26.
Mat Piscatella, Executive Director and Industry Advisor to the NPD, revealed that Monster Hunter Rise debuted as the 2nd best-selling game of the month of March, as well as the first in sales for Switch. Although for now it has not yet completed the entire month on sale, Monster Hunter Rise is already as 2nd with the most income in the saga, just behind Monster hunter world; NPD data reflects that your sales in physical and digital, so that Capcom has always referred to both.
Despite this, and although Monster Hunter Rise will continue for months as a Nintendo Switch exclusive, Capcom announced that it would launch in the same way on PC in early 2022. In addition, Monster Hunter Stories 2 will arrive this summer on Switch and PC.
Monster Hunter Rise continues to lead game sales in Japan, with Nintendo Switch reigning in the top 10
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