Monster Hunter World is the fifth main instalment in Capcom’s action-RPG franchise. It is the franchise’s first instalment on home consoles in almost a decade, as well as its debut on both Xbox and PC.
Thanks to being on more powerful hardware, Monster Hunter World removes things such as zones from previous entries to create larger, more seamless maps, while also introducing better artificial intelligence and physics.
Monster Hunter World: Iceborne and Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak are still at +10 million and +5 million sales since launch.
Capcom celebrates yet another sales milestone for the Monster Hunter series, confirming that Monster Hunter World's expansion has sold over 10 million units.
The open world action RPG's crossover with Capcom's megaton brings a new armour set, mount skin, scout skin, and more.
Capcom's action RPG franchise continues to post impressive numbers, with expansions Iceborne and Sunbreak also selling well.
Monster Hunter World managed has hit 17.8 million units sold while Monster Hunter Stories 2 is at 1.4 million units sold as of December 31st 2021 .
Shipments and digital sales of Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Master Edition, which includes the base game and Iceborne, are also included.
Meanwhile, Monster Hunter World: Iceborne has also continued to sell well, currently standing at 8.2 million units sold.
Capcom's two premier franchises are going as strong as ever.
Meanwhile, Resident Evil 2 is at 8.1 million, and Resident Evil 3 is at 4 million.
Neither were cross-play and cross-saves blocked by any such deal.
The platform holder had a big hand in the game's development.
Here are all the biggest changes series fans can expect.
Capcom's high-flying franchises continue to move in high numbers.
Monster Hunter World and Iceborne have collectively sold over 24 million units.
Strong sales for Resident Evil 3 and Monster Hunter World: Iceborne contributed to the growth.
Continued sales of Monster Hunter World have also helped the company.
The Ver. 15.11.00 patch contains a small but important fix.
In Japan, however, the PS4 version reigns supreme.
The limited-time event quests will see players controlling Milla Jovovich's character Artemis.
Bold prediction for the upcoming Switch exclusive.
Monster Hunter World is still the best-selling title in Capcom's history though.
The survival horror game was the crown jewel for the quarter.
The legendary black dragon poses the toughest threat yet. Here's how to effectively beat it.
Arch-Tempered Velkhana and a new seasonal event slated to arrive on October 16th.
The update is due out September 30th.
Fatalis armor sets and weapons are also previewed.
The legendary Elder Dragon arrives on October 1st.
The developer diary will air on August 28th at 5 AM PDT.
This Tempered variant will be available until August 19th.
Iceborne's sales stand at 5.8 million units.
The Blazing Black Dragon finally arrives in the New World.
Capcom also details Alatreon's attacks and armor.
But there are currently no plans to port Monster Hunter World to the Switch.
A new developer diary will go live on July 3rd to outline the next update.
The next Elder Dragon finally has a new release window.
The update was originally delayed due to COVID-19 concerns.
COVID-19 strikes again.
Patch notes for Title Update 3.5 reveal other changes to Layered Weapons and Appraisal weapons.
Both monsters will have new armor to craft for a limited time, starting next week.
Title Update 3, which adds new Charms and higher Master Rank armor levels, will also be available.
Layered Weapons, new Charms, the Banishing Ball, and much more also added.
Unlike other Elder Dragons, Alatreon can use four different elements.
Title Update 3 details, along with teases of future content, will be revealed.
Total sales for the series has passed 62 million units in total.
New armor and weapons, along with a new Guiding Lands region, are currently available.
PC players will have to wait until April to face them.
The initial goal was shattered and then some.
Producer Ryozo Tsujimoto still considers Monster Hunter a "relatively young series" though.
Two new variant monsters are coming in March for console players.
A new monster and new Resident Evil 2-themed armor will be available tomorrow for PC players.
The expansion is continuing to enjoy strong sales.
Acquire new Astral Armor, a Felyne Space Set, and more until February 14th.
The fun video shows a violent motion capture scene.
Post-launch support for both versions will sync up in April.
Saves from before October 30th 2018 can now be safely accessed.
Even with slight performance issues, Iceborne still stands as an incredible expansion.
A patch in the coming days will update save files and also fix abnormally high CPU utilization.
That is a lot of monsters hunted.
The hunt is back on big time for PC players.
The new Elder Dragon is available to battle until January 4th 2020.
New Siege quest goes live on December 13th with new Awakened weapons.
Capcom details all of the changes and new features coming in tomorrow's Title Update.
Okami HD, Mega Man 11, and Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection also hit 1 million units sold.
Zombies crash into the world of Monster Hunter.
Another crossover for the popular franchises is coming soon.
The massive expansion has proved to be very successful for Capcom.
Capcom has outlined a roadmap of updates for PC players.
Guardian Armor is coming to PC players while Rajang will arrive at a "later date."
New Layered Armor sets and Tempered Monsters also confirmed.
The recent expansion has helped accelerate sales.
Leon, Claire, and Mr. X enter the New World (along with a new weapon and Palico set).
Other new features include inviting players to your room and an equipment display.
Capture the elusive Golden Macaque and then go hunting for all the bigger monsters.
Meanwhile, Monster Hunter World: Iceborne continues to sell well.
The new update brings some minor tweaks.
Daemon X Machina debuts in fourth place.
It's all about the endgame in Iceborne. Here are a few surprises to see.
The Horizon Zero Dawn: The Frozen Wilds quest will also begin in November.
Capcom's massive expansion is already a huge success.
The brutal primate invades the New World in less than a month.
The PS4 sees a sales boost thanks to the new Monster Hunter expansion.
The expansion may be all about ice, but the praise is red hot.
The patch notes detail everything new for all players.
Challenging, enveloping and packed to the brim with new content - Iceborne more than delivers on its promises.
The raging primate enters the fray this October in a free update.
The thunder wolf wyvern is as brutal and unrelenting as ever.
Things are about to get very sticky in there.
Log in daily up to September 4th for free stuff.
Several Japanese TV sports have popped up to feature the game.
The two hunting games come together once again.
It's out on September 4th, prior to the launch of Iceborne.
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Even more Master Rank armor emerges before the expansion's release.
Try saying that three times fast.
Get ready to explore the icy expanses of Hoarfrost Reach.
An old monster gets turned into some new gear.
Cosplay your inner ThunderCat with this epic armor set.
The bat-themed monster gets a trailer daring would-be hunters to take it on.
The Japanese company is firing on all cylinders.
New sub-species for Pukei-Pukei, Paolumu, and more also confirmed.
This sub-species is capable of dishing out some debuffing acid attacks.
Players with up to date gear should have an edge, says Capcom's Kaname Fujioka.
Every time limited quest will be available along with Lucky Vouchers and reduced item costs.
Seliana offers closer facilities and new options for managing squads.
Along with a tease for what seems to be Brachydios at the end.
Get in the green with this master rank armor set.
The apex of the Coral Highlands drops new Master Rank armour.
The surprise move to consoles paid off big time.
Capcom is still planning "a lot of updates" for the future.
Barioth is coming to the ice.
Capcom's Brand Marketing Manager Brett Elston speaks with GamingBolt about the upcoming expansion to the excellent 2018 title.
Hoarfrost Reach is going to be "one large and expansive map."
Get a look at new armor perfect for the snowy environment.
Monsters will scale down in difficulty if players leave your group.
Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, after all.
PlayStation Plus subscribers can hop in first on June 21st.
The newest area coming to the Capcom title looks beautiful.
A new, unseen monster is also teased near the end.
Reload a single shot with dodges or snipe foes from greater distances.
Aim the Slinger while guarding with the Lance, or use Wyrmstake as a timed bomb with the Gunlance.
A new tool can change up your game.
Meanwhile, Monster Hunter World continues to chug along as well.
The upcoming expansion is going to have a ton of new content to dive into.
Check out the game ahead of the new expansion's launch.
Master Rank, the Clutch Claw, and pricing also revealed.
PC players can battle the Elder Dragon on June 7th.
First gameplay footage showcasing the new locale and monsters released.
Reveal stream will likely contain gameplay of Arch-Tempered Nergigante.
Update on sales performance for Mega Man 11, Street Fighter 30th Anniversary, and more provided.
Blossom armour, limited time Event Quests, and more are returning soon.
Xbox Game Pass will be bolstered by a slew of excellent games this month.
PC players can take control of Geralt and hunt a Leshen in the New World on May 9th.
It’s too hard to pick just one Game of the Year, so they picked two.
Available until May 16th, the Siege Quest will offer a new armour tier and rainbow weapons.
What can you expect from Capcom's upcoming expansion? Find out here.
Nergigante- now with more textures than ever before!
PC contributed significantly to the success of Monster Hunter World overall.
Check out how the original Monster Hunter looked back in the PlayStation 2 era.
Capcom is encouraged by PC sales for its recent titles.
Monster Hunter narrowly edges out Super Smash Bros. Ultimate to take home the top honours.
Hideaki Itsuno is hopeful that Devil May Cry 5 will follow in the footsteps of recent breakout titles by Capcom.
Capcom's most successful game ever just became even more successful.
Fight a Leshen and earn Geralt's gear in this new free update.
The action RPG helped to improve the publisher's business performance as per the latest financials.
Capcom’s resurgence is well and truly complete.
An option for push-to-talk voice chat and numerous bug fixes have also been implemented.
PC players will receive the quest at a later date.
The notoriously tougher version of Behemoth will be available till February 21st on PC.
Participate in all story missions and quests up till Hunter Rank 4, with all progress transferring over to the full game.
Players should prepare for yet another contrivance setting them on the path to some good old fashioned monster hunting.
A new anniversary quest, equipment, and some new cosmetics will arrive in the game's next event.
Pricing details and "a whole bunch of awesome news" will be coming in Spring 2019, according to community manager Socks.
First-time players can engage in all story and side quests up to Hunter Rank 4.
Arch-Tempered Nergigante is coming in Spring 2019 and will be the last major title update.
This massive expansion promises new monsters, locales, equipment, and a new quest rank.
Geralt of Rivia from the critically acclaimed The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is coming to Astora.
Will Capcom finally announce the addition of G-Rank to Monster Hunter World?
The announcement will be made in a "few days" according to Ryozo Tsujimoto.
The Final Fantasy collaboration quest finally comes to PC in roughly two weeks.
Revisit past Event Quests, earn new gear, and take in the festivities at the Celestial Pursuit.
New outfits for the Handler and Poogie, along with the return of previous Event Quests, are inbound.
The Elder Dragon arrives next week with new armour sets, weapons, and more for PC players.
Capcom reported profits thanks to the game's PC release in August.
The Elder Dragon and her Siege quest will finally make their debut on PC.
Previous issues where the game froze while using the mod should no longer be a problem.
The number of monsters with interesting mechanics, new skills and new gear seem far and few these days.
Giant ass monsters being taken down by bugs.
Just to be clear though, this doesn’t mean they want to annualized their franchises.
Arch-Tempered Zorah Magdaros arrives next week and brings new Gamma armour.
PC players get their first seasonal event, along with new quests and weapons.
Arch-Tempered Zorah Magdaros will also be coming.
This is a pretty awesome concept that I hope Capcom considers officially adding to the game at some point.
Maybe now Bazelguese will be easier to take down...
New gear and quests debut while previous event quests return.
I mean, for those of you using an Nvidia GPU.
A new seasonal event complete with new outfits, quests, and more has been announced.
New Deviljho weapons and armour sets are, of course, also being added.
Xbox One and PS4 players can now tackle an even tougher version of the Behemoth fight.
Patch 1.01 for the PC version of Capcom's action RPG has been rolled out.
Capcom credits recent PC release and "continued robust sales" of console versions.
Monster Hunter's PC debut is an impressive one, albeit with a few stumbles along the way.
Your weapon tier list guide for Monster Hunter World.
A full list of essential items that you need to carry all times.
A complete guide to how to cultivate insects and plants for all your needs in the game.
Some tips and tricks that will make the fight against the Behemoth easier.
A complete guide to improve your gaming experience when playing with mouse and keyboard.
This guide will tell you how to use the environment in the game to your advantage.
This guide will tell you what all the different mantles and boosters are and how you can get them.
This guide will show you how exactly to find the Lunastra dragon and what tactics to use to defeat it.
There's no stopping this monstrous behemoth.
I can't think of any game that deserves this more.
Capcom's PC port also breaks its previous record for peak concurrent players in a day.
The modder has stated that the game makes it very hard for the consumer to add mods to it.
The mod is still a work-in-progress, since it causes a few graphical problems in its current state.
The newest Arch-Tempered Elder Dragon arrives with some new gear and Layered Armour.
Monster Hunter on PC is a stupendous success- as we should have all expected.
Select technical issues and controls aside, Monster Hunter World on PC lives up to most of the hype.
Capcom recounts its successful and daring gamble with Monster Hunter World.
The latest title update brings a new monster, new armour and new quests to complete.
Arch-Tempered Kushala Daora also announced for September.
Monster Hunter World PC is looking pretty good in this new footage.
Capcom is busy working on a fix which currently doesn't have an ETA.
The PC version of the game continues to receive refinements.
Despite launching in the previous fiscal year, the game's "phenomenal success" continues.
Along with eliminating "interstitial loading", MT Framework is keeping track of many background processes.
Running at high settings and 60 frames per second, Monster Hunter World has never looked better.
The uber-popular RPG finally makes its way to PC.
Apart from Behemoth, some core gameplay elements from Final Fantasy 14 will also be used.
Famitsu's top ten is dominated by Nintendo Switch releases like Splatoon 2 and Kirby Star Allies.
Update: Rathalos will arrive in Final Fantasy 14 on August 7th.
All past event quests and a few new ones will be live until July 26th.
First gameplay footage of Behemoth and new Dragoon Armour revealed in the new trailer.
This time, though, it doesn't seem to be anyone's fault.
I will never understand the reasoning that motivates the stock market.
However, Capcom will "consider" releasing a free update after launch for improvements.
These updates will be on a "shorter cycle" than consoles to enable PC players to receive them faster.
Capcom also announces the system requirements, pricing and reveal trailer for the PC version.
The information was leaked via Tencent's WeGame store, and official details will be revealed at 9 AM PT today.
Producer Ryozo Tsujimoto confirmed the release month on Monster Hunter Radio.
The new festival will bring a lot of bonuses for players and will give them a chance to play through almost all of the previous event quests.
The first glimpse at Final Fantasy 14's legendary boss is so close, we can taste it.
Capcom looking to develop future title specifically for Switch.
Take on these quests to get bonus HR points.
The newest Arch Tempered monster is here...and it's an Elder Dragon.
Expect the Final Fantasy 14 monster to be very aggressive as well.
Sadly doesn't bring Behemoth as a new monster.
Press "F" to pay respects to our dear beloved Dodobro.
Battle what seems to be a Rathalos in Final Fantasy 14.
Take on three Tempered Elder Dragons in the "Thronetaker" quest.
The newest Elder Dragon brings a bevy of new loot to craft.
Two new event quests bring even tougher Tempered monsters to fight.
It will be much easier to farm Tempered Monsters and pet Poogie going forward.
The Empress of Flame is coming to the New World very soon.
The Elder Dragon will only be around until May 31st unfortunately.
Another chance to battle the Elder Dragon is coming very, very soon.
To celebrate the Monster Hunter Championship, pick up your free Powders today.
The company believes that they must 'win out against publishers on the global stage.'
Pick up a High Rank version of Ryu's armour by beating Nergigante.
Plus some special timed quests now available.
Gears of Monster Hunter.
The blockbuster console title brings Capcom to its "highest level of profitability".
Craft the Street Fighter 5 version's outfit by hunting down a Pink Rathian.
The Kulve Taroth Siege activity will be wrapping up tomorrow as well.
Hunt some rather annoying monsters to access Dante's sword and armour.
You can also expect the First Wyverian's data collection to be fixed.
Need a break from Monster Hunter? There are plenty of awesome games to hunt giant beasts/machines in.
What do Monster Hunter World updates do right that Destiny 2's don't?
A complete guide to get the quest and then defeat the Kulve Taroth monster.
Various quality of life changes and bug fixes also arrive with latest update.
New gear, weapons and an epic new Elder Dragon are available for all players free.
Last chance to earn Wyvern Ignition Great Sword and Horizon Zero Dawn armour.
Kulve Taroth arrives in the New World. Gather some friends for the fight.
This guide will show you how to easily earn cash from the Spring Blossom event that goes on until April 19.
“We’re focused on supporting the game as it is right now.”
It’s a pretty small update.
There is no language Nergigante doesn’t sound threatening in.
Bow users should be really pleased with this update.
Fancy a Kulu-Ya-Ku helm to accompany your Wiggler helm buddies?
This accounts for 25% of the total sales in the month.
Tempered Deviljho will be part of the Event Quests of the Spring Blossom Fest.
The best strategy to find and take out this beast.
Putting the “world” in Monster Hunter.
Three new special assignments, new gear and weapons and much more available.
Spending on games in February reaches highest amount since February 2014.
The March 22nd patch will have a number of buffs for most weapon types.
Additionally, a character edit voucher is now available for free.
We absolutely need these monsters in Monster Hunter World.
Monsters may cry.
The Wyvern Ignition Great Sword is up for grabs along with new food, fireworks and more.
One of the franchise's most notorious monsters is coming next week for free.
More information on upcoming Spring update, including Deviljho, coming next week.
Meanwhile, PS4 sales continue to drop.
Who are the toughest Monsters and how do you best them? Find out here.
Capcom's latest Monster Hunter is its best selling title ever.
Adam Boyes and his team can make it happen if given the chance.
New screenshots for these events have also been released.
Fitting for the game, really.
There's a lot to look forward to in the coming days.
Achieves the best launch month sales for the franchise in the US.
The chart lists all of the specific elements and ailments each monster is weak against.
Street Fighter 5 event quest should be going live today as well.
Meanwhile, Splatoon 2 on Switch crosses 2 million units sold in its lifetime.
But the future of Monster Hunter on Nintendo Switch is something that will be considered.
Launch week sales of the remake are 73 percent higher than the original.
Monster Hunter stays winning.
Latest Monster Hunter changes up bow ammo while also fixing numerous squad errors.
This makes it the fastest entry in the series to pass six million shipments.
Monster Hunter World Squads should shortly get in order.
With a surprisingly strong hold for the Switch as well.
Monster Hunter World is the unstoppable force meeting PUBG's immovable object.
Meanwhile, Dissidia Final Fantasy NT only sells 5,000 units in its first week.
Monster Hunter World got just a bit more stable for the players
An in-depth look at the tech behind Monster Hunter World.
A complete guide for Monster Hunter: World.
The game has had a strong debut in its home country, even managing to increase console sales for the PS4.
A complete video walkthrough of Monster Hunter World.
PS4 also receive update to fix issues with the Hunting Horn.
Celebrate the success of Monster Hunter.
PS4 console sales also at 140,432 units for the week.
If it's something that enough players want.
That's a monster of a problem.
The latest Monster Hunter title is already a huge success for Capcom.
Monster Hunter World experiences "far higher" week 1 sales than any other Monster Hunter in the UK.
The ultimate Monster Hunter.
Monster Hunter World strikes the perfect balance between nuance and accessibility.
A Monster Hunter game for the world.
The game's long development cycle and whether the hardware "fits" are the main reasons.
Get ready to grind, folks.
Will add additional languages, a gallery mode, a mascot, and more.
The latest Famitsu charts have been released.
The open beta is live until 6 PM PT, January 21st and is a 5.5 GB download.
The Japanese publication is quite favourable towards the newest Monster Hunter.
Sony's Pro is For the Hunters.
Battles between monsters and the key to turning monsters against each other revealed.
The three commercials focus on the ecosystem, hunting and the new elder dragon, Negigante.
Lineup also includes games like Metal Gear Survive and Shadow of the Colossus.
Capcom's next Monster Hunter game is its biggest yet - here's everything you need to know.
Their reasons are well meaning.
Monster Hunter World stands strong on its own without trying to milk as much cash as possible, it seems.
Capcom producer Ryozo Tsujimoto talks about devoting all resources to making the PC version good.
It's... not that big?
Details about quests, rewards and more have been shared.
The open beta test will be available to all PS4 players, even those without PS Plus.
The Elder Dragons have officially arrived in the New World.
In real life, there are stealthy monster hunters.
10 million monster hunters roaming the land...
Capcom is currently working hard to optimize the PC release.
The latest Famitsu charts are in...
Pre-loading has already begun and the beta will be available to non-PS Plus subscribers as well.
Monster Hunter World has a lot of content to satisfy any fan.
Compared to last week, Kingdom Hearts III is in the third spot, moving up one place.
This game is looking amazing.
Carve some monsters this holiday.
In real life there are Monster Hunters.
Everything you need to know about Monster Hunter World.
This is how you do it!
The latest Famitsu charts are in...
Hunt to the tunes of classic Mega Man songs according to the latest trailer.
Prioritize graphics, resolution, or framerate.
In real life, there are monster hunters.
The beta will feature 3 quests and the download size is up to 5.9 GB.
The latest Famitsu charts are in.
It's a whole new Monster Hunter world to live in.
First revealed at Paris Games Week, the Rotten Vale gets extensive gameplay footage courtesy of Capcom.
The screenshots offer a glimpse of the Research Centers where players can farm resources,the housing facilities where players can train, save and sleep, and more.
A beginner's guide to Monster Hunter...
A fantastic looking game gets a great reception, go figure.
This sounds like a great feature.
Monster Hunter World Ultimate.
Final Fantasy VII Remake gets displaced (finally).
The team has stated that loot boxes wouldn’t fit in very well with their idea of the game and that it would add nothing to a player’s experience of the game.
Aloy's armour and bow set will be exclusive to the PS4 version of the game.
Megatons lead the latest Famitsu charts.
The commercial features 30 seconds of in-game footage.
The latest weekly Famitsu charts are in.
Next generation Monster Hunter looking good...
The latest Famitsu charts are here.
The latest Famitsu charts are in.
The next gen Monster Hunter game we all needed and wanted.
Anticipation for these major games remains unabated.
The footage was revealed at Capcom’s TGS stage event and it covers the opening parts of the game
Andd it's 24 minutes long.
Capcom reveals special PS4 Pro console for the game set to release in December.
The latest Famitsu's most wanted games chart is in.
The latest Famitsu most wanted charts are in.
Check out the latest Famitsu charts right here.
Thrilling multiplayer hunts- this is Monster Hunter, all right.
Capcom also ensures that the game will be a "great, meaty experience."
The series has never before seemed this lively and dynamic.
Those numbers are far lower than what the series usually sells...
There are all kinds of big scary things awaiting hunters.
All you need to know about this upcoming multiplatform game.
Dynamic monster hunting with a variety of weapons.
Open world monster hunting.
As always, Monster Hunter looks great.
Monster Hunter: World Hand is shaping up to be a breathtaking journey.
"We’re going to look into what we can do to ensure the PC version is as optimized as possible."
Capcom executive producer clarifies some of the new changes.
Plus a simultaneous launch window.
You can shoot up an SOS flare as well.
Monster Hunter has all new stealth mechanics.
Switch owners, time to switch to some other platform for your monster hunting needs.
The rumors were true.