Capcom Plans To Release 2 Major Titles By March 2019, Monster Hunter: World Ships 8 Million



    Capcom presented its business divisional strategies and projections going into the fiscal year ending March 2019, and it includes plans to release two major titles. Monster Hunter: World also reached a new milestone.


    Yesterday we reported that Monster Hunter: World reached 7.9 million in worldwide shipments as of March 31, 2018. In an updated report from Capcom, it’s been revealed that Monster Hunter: World has hit the 8 million milestone as of April 16, 2018.


    Here’s a look at what Capcom has as part of its plans to promote global expansion of major titles as well as plans to launch mobile titles developed through alliances:



    Consumer Strategies

    • Promote global expansion of major brands
      • Monster Hunter: World broke 8 million units* shipped; aim to grow global unit sales with continued promotion, and with PC version (*As of April 16, 2018)
      • As with Title Update One (March 22) and Title Update Two (April 19), will release multiple updates to maintain players’ interest and catalog sales
      • Planning to release 2 major titles.
    • Growing earnings with digital downloads of new and catalog titles
      • Digital revenue forecast: 46.3% Consumer net sales
    • Mobile Strategies
      • Launch Dai Gyakuten Saiban 2 for Android/iOS in April
      • Expand alliances both in Japan and overseas leveraging our IP
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