Monster Hunter: World er Capcoms hurtigst sælgende spil til dato. Også de nordiske gamere har taget spillet til sig og spillet topper den skandinaviske salgsliste.
Capcom har nu solgt (eller rettere leveret 6 mio. Monster Hunter World-spil. Denne første “mainstream” Monster Hunter-udgivelse har for alvor fanget gamerne bredt – og også på vores breddegrader. Capcoms skandinaviske distributør, PAN Vision, fortæller at de yderst tilstede med salget og Monster Hunter World er for øjeblikket det bedst sælgende spil i Skandinavien.
Capcom vil senere i år afholde syv turneringer, som indtil videre er forbeholdt japanerne. Du kan læse mere i dagens pressemeddelelse og ellers se fjerde del af den udvikler-dagbog, som Capcom har offentliggjort her i kølvandet på Monster Hunter: Worlds udgivelse på PS4 og Xbox One. PC-versionen ankommer i løbet af foråret.
Det er forbavsende få, som råber om spillet her på Daily Rush. Undertegnede har allerede lagt 90 timer i det og end-game delen er mere end bare godt underholdende.
With such a strong title as Monster Hunter: World, we are happy to see that the Monster Hunter craze is infecting the Nordic countries as well. This is a global phenomenon and we are excited that we are able to let the Nordic consumers experience this as well.” said Anna Tillstam, Business Manager at Pan Vision, the Nordic Distributor of Monster Hunter: World.
Capcom Co., Ltd. (Capcom) announced earlier this week that Monster Hunter: World for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One has shipped 6 million units worldwide (including digital download sales). A PC version is to be released at a later date.
Originally from Japan, the Monster Hunter franchise has swept the world and the latest title, Monter Hunter: World, has received international acclaim and is currently topping sales charts world wide.
The Monster Hunter series consists of hunting action games that pit players against giant monsters in a beautiful natural environment. The series has sparked a social phenomenon known as the “Monster Hunter Craze” by introducing a new kind of communication style for players through cooperative play focused on hunting monsters with their friends. Since the first Monster Hunter title made its debut 14 years ago in 2004, the series has attracted a dedicated fan base, and overall grown into a mega-hit with cumulative sales of more than 46 million units worldwide as of February 9, 2018.
Monster Hunter: World is the latest entry in the series and is the first new Monster Hunter title for home consoles in nine years. Players step into the role of a researcher, whose team travels to an unexplored, new continent and become hunters. This game offers significant innovations to the series, including seamless transitions between map areas as well as smooth, on-the-fly actions and online co-op with players from around the globe. What’s more, in order to further build upon its fan base both in Japan and in markets overseas, this is the first title in the series to be given a global simultaneous launch. As a result, after garnering critical acclaim from the international press and delighting players the world over, Monster Hunter: World has shipped 6 million units, becoming the fastest Capcom title to reach this milestone in company history.
Beginning in the spring of 2018 Capcom plans to hold qualifying events in seven areas across Japan leading up to the Monster Hunter: World Kariou Playoffs, which will determine the top hunter in the country. What’s more, Capcom will roll out further cross-industry initiatives to increase long-term brand value and capture an even wider fan base, such as with a Hollywood film adaptation of the series and the Monster Hunter: The Real attraction currently running at Universal Studios Japan.
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