CAPCOM announced today (July 20, 2021) that the latest work of its “Monster Hunter” RPG series “Monster Hunter Story 2: Wings of Destruction” (PC / Nintendo Switch) The number of sold sets in the world has exceeded 1 million sets.
※ The word used in the Japanese version of the announcement is “sale”, the word used in the Chinese version is “shipping”, and the word used in the English version is “Shipped”.
“Monster Hunter Story” is a role-playing game based on the world view of the best-selling hunting action game “Monster Hunter”. Players will become “monster riders” who build bonds with monsters, nurture them, and coexist with them. They will complete by visiting different places. Various stories and missions, enjoy the world of “Monster Hunter”.
In the second most recent work “Monster Hunter Story 2”, all the fire dragons go to other places, inheriting the protagonist of the great knight grandfather “Intensity” bloodline, and are destined to meet the dragon human girl who was entrusted with the dragon egg. Thus unfolding the magnificent story surrounding “Wings of Destruction”.
According to the official announcement, the original series of “Monster Hunter” is a hunting action game that challenges huge monsters in the magnificent nature. Since the first game was launched in 2004, it has established “to defeat powerful monsters through the Internet with other players.” The total number of units sold in the series has reached 72 million sets (as of March 31, 2021), and it has become a world-renowned game work.
The derived “Monster Hunter Story” series not only includes many popular monsters that have appeared in the works of past dynasties, adopts esoteric new turn-based battles, but also adds a new worldview that focuses on the “monster rider”. The sequel ” “Monster Hunter Story 2” also received praise for the free trial version released before the release, and successfully wrote the number of sold 1 million sets worldwide.
“Monster Hunter Story 2” has been released in the first round of the free game update on July 15th, letting Gark, the entourage of Monster Hunter Rise, appear as the entourage “Galk”. According to the previous notice, this game will release the second wave of free updates on August 5th, opening the “Xuanhui Dragon” from “Monster Hunter World” and the alias monster “Ember Destroyer Dragon” from “Monster Hunter XX” “, “Qingdian main electric dragon.”