Monster Hunter Rise it was released today, both in Spain and in the rest of the world, exclusively on Nintendo Switch (although later it will also be released on PC) and Capcom seems to be already reaping good results: At least on the stock market, since the company’s shares have soared today to historic highs, mainly due to the premiere of the new installment of the monster hunter franchise.
If we check the current value of Capcom shares we will find that today they have reached a maximum figure of 7,470 yen, which to the change to our currency will be around 57 euros. Is its highest value to date, something that the company already saw coming in January when in the presentation of its financial results it spoke of the success that they estimated for Monster Hunter Rise. Precisely in those reports they also updated the sales figures of Monster Hunter World and its expansion, Monster Hunter World: Iceborne, what together they have already distributed more than 24 million units worldwide.
Monster Hunter exceeds 66 million units sold worldwide
Between all deliveries, The Monster Hunter saga has already sold 66 million units worldwide (not counting those sold by Monster Hunter Rise as of today); and it is that it has been making a niche in western markets, especially after the launch of Monster Hunter World on PS4, Xbox One and PC, although it is mainly on Japan where the franchise is in good health among the community. In fact this week we have heard the curious news that a company has declared today a holiday for the launch of Monster Hunter Rise.
In Vandal we have already been able to play it and in our analysis we tell you that “is a firm step forward for the sagaequivalent in many ways to that of the classical titles to World. A game with which Capcom has managed to take its hunts to a new level by polishing its mechanics to unsuspected heights, introducing a multitude of quality of life improvements and providing a large number of novelties that make this the most fun and satisfying installment to play in the entire series, not to mention its overwhelming audiovisual section and exquisite bestiary.