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Monster Hunter Rise ships 4 million units in three days

Published: 09:08, 29 March 2021
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Monster Hunter Rise is now available for Nintendo Switch. The game was officially released on March 26 and already shipped 4 million copies worldwide.

Capcom just announced that Monster Hunter Rise for Nintendo Switch has shipped 4 million units worldwide.

The Monster Hunter series features hunting action games that task the player with tracking down giant monsters in a breathtaking environment. The franchise had its start back in 2004 and has since carved out a niche in the genre. 

Cumulative sales of the series have surpassed 66 million units shipped as of December 31, 2020.

Monster Hunter Rise - the new title available for Nintendo Switch - is adding to the impressive number with its own success. The title garnered critical acclaim following the release of two demos featuring both local and online cooperative play prior to launch, with resulting shipments exceeding 4 million units.

The game was developed with Capcom's exclusive RE ENGINE to provide a new, accessible Monster Hunter experience. In addition to new monsters and locales, the game provides a completely fresh take on the hunting experience through a host of new hunting actions made possible with the Wirebug

Monster Hunter: Rise by Capcom, for Nintendo Switch

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Using the new feature, players can traverse rocky cliffs via the Wall Run, soar over craggy terrain and through the air at high speed, or even bind monsters and control them. Further adding to the excitement is the debut of new "canyne" hunting partners called Palamutes, which hunters can ride to quickly navigate the maps. 

in addition to Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin, a new role-playing game is scheduled for release on July 9, 2021. The new title will feature elements that can link with Monster Hunter Rise.

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