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  • July 20, 2021
  • Press Release
  • 3-1-3, Uchihiranomachi, Chuo-ku
    Osaka, 540-0037, Japan
    Capcom Co., Ltd.
    Haruhiro Tsujimoto, President and COO
    (Code No. 9697 First Section of Tokyo Stock Exchange)

Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin Surpasses 1 Million Units Globally!
- Capcom succeeds in further growing value of the brand with hit RPG title -

Capcom Co., Ltd. (Capcom) today announced that Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin for Nintendo Switch and PC has shipped 1 million units worldwide.

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 and has since grown into a global phenomenon with cumulative sales of the series exceeding 72 million units shipped as of March 31, 2021.

The new Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin is the second role-playing game based on the world of the Monster Hunter series. In the game, players assume the role of the protagonist, the grandchild of the legendary Monster Rider Red, who meets a Wyverian girl named Ena before taking off on a grand adventure revolving around the Wings of Ruin. In addition to featuring a host of popular monsters from past titles in the franchise and an engaging battle system, the series' world is expanded with a new focus on Monster Riders. In addition, the title garnered positive reception following a demo version released prior to launch, leading global shipments to exceed 1 million units.

Capcom remains firmly committed to satisfying the expectations of all users by leveraging its industry-leading game development capabilities.

[ Product Details ]

1. Title Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin
2. Genre RPG
3. Platform Nintendo Switch, PC
4. Release Date July 9, 2021

* Nintendo Switch is a trademark of Nintendo Co., Ltd.

Inquiries regarding the above information may be directed to:

Capcom Co., Ltd.
Public Relations and Investor Relations Section
(Address) 3-1-3, Uchihiranomachi, Chuo-ku, Osaka, 540-0037, Japan
(Tel) +81-6-6920-3623 (Fax) +81-6-6920-5108