Number of Members for “Monhan Tankenki Maboroshi no Shima”
Tops One Million!!
– This game, developed jointly by Capcom and gumi, in the popular Monster Hunter series has also become a big success in the social game sector –
Capcom Co., Ltd. (Capcom) is pleased to announce that the number of registered members for “Monhan Tankenki Maboroshi no Shima” has surpassed one million. This title is a social game developed jointly by Capcom and gumi Inc.(gumi) for the GREE social networking service.
“Monster Hunter” is a series of hunting action games in which players go up against enormous monsters against a backdrop of spectacular scenery. Playing the game by using communications to cooperate with friends to fight powerful monsters has created a new style of communicating that sparked a social event called the “Monster Hunter craze”. The number of fans has increased steadily since the first “Monster Hunter” title made its debut in 2004. The series has grown into a mega-hit with cumulative sales of more than 21 million units as of the end of 2011.
“Monhan Tankenki Maboroshi no Shima” is a social game based on the characters that appear in “Monster Hunter Frontier Online”. Players explore an island in order to acquire and raise monsters. During the exploration, players confront many types of monsters. The game incorporates numerous collaborative elements that are unique to the social game format. For example, players can exchange items and cooperate with other players in order to go up against enormous monsters. These elements are a perfect match with the game play of the “Monster Hunter” series. A constant series of special events has also contributed to the popularity of “Monhan Tankenki Maboroshi no Shima”. As a result, the number of members for this game has passed the one million mark three months after distribution started.
Capcom and gumi will continue to work closely together to develop and distribute social games with the goal of creating new services that can contribute to more growth of the social game market.
|1. Title||Monhan Tankenki Maboroshi no Shima|
|2. Genre||Role-playing game (Monster raising RPG)|
Software version to be at least iOS4.0, Android OS 2.2 and thereafter
(excluding some models)
docomo, au, SoftBank: Flash Lite 1.1 compatible handsets
(excluding some models)
|4. Release Date||December 19, 2011 (Monday)
|5. Price||Paid content in-game
*Players must register as GREE’s members to play this game.
|6. Copyright||© CAPCOM CO., LTD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.|
|7. Official Website||http://www.mh-island.jp/|