Monster Hunter Riders Tops 5 Million Downloads!
– Capcom aims to strengthen brand with new mobile title by expanding fan base, backed by steady download growth –
Capcom Co., Ltd. (Capcom) today announced that Monster Hunter Riders, a mobile game for smartphones (iOS/Android) in Japan, has cumulatively surpassed 5 million downloads.
The Monster Hunter series consists of hunting action games that pit players against giant monsters in a beautiful natural environment. Beginning with the first title in 2004, the series established a new genre in which players cooperate to hunt ferocious monsters with their friends, growing into a mega-hit with cumulative sales of the series exceeding 62 million units shipped as of March 13, 2020.
Monster Hunter Riders is a role-playing game for smartphones set in a world where humans and monsters coexist. Players can enjoy gathering together and organizing different human riders and their monsters. In the game, players command a cast of uniquely inspired riders and their monsters, which fans will recognize from the Monster Hunter series, while unravelling the mystery of the Black Riders, who threaten the peace of the continent. Supported by the deeply-rooted popularity of the brand, and lauded for its brisk gameplay, exciting visuals, unique characters and rich content, Monster Hunter Riders has exceeded 5 million downloads since its February 19, 2020 launch.
While working to enrich the game’s content through ongoing updates and a variety of in-game events, Capcom aims to strengthen the Monster Hunter brand overall by expanding the fan base with this title.
Capcom is committed to delivering further growth, while aiming to create new business opportunities and maximize the value of its game content over the long term. The company will also continue to utilize its leading brands in the growing worldwide mobile games market.
|1. Title||Monster Hunter Riders|
|3. Platform||Mobile devices (iOS/Android)|
|4. Release Date||February 19, 2020|
|5. Price||Free-to-play (contains in-app purchases)|