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  • September 24, 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 Rise: Sunbreak Release Announced!
- Capcom aims to further improve brand value with launch of massive expansion -

Capcom Co., Ltd. (Capcom) today announced that Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak for Nintendo Switch and PC, a massive premium expansion for Monster Hunter Rise, is scheduled for release in summer of 2022.

The Monster Hunter series consists of hunting action games that pit players against giant monsters in beautiful natural environments. 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 75 million units shipped as of June 30, 2021. Further, Monster Hunter Rise, released in March 2021 for Nintendo Switch, has achieved global success with cumulative sales now exceeding 7.5 million units worldwide (as of September 24, 2021), driven by an effective digital sales strategy and ongoing free title updates.

Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak is a massive premium expansion for Monster Hunter Rise. In addition to new quest ranks, locales, monsters and hunting actions, players will be able to enjoy new story elements as well. Utilizing the RE ENGINE on its creation once again, this exciting title continues to take full advantage of Capcom's cutting-edge development technology and is slated for release in summer of 2022.

Capcom remains firmly committed to satisfying the expectations of all users by leveraging its industry-leading game development capabilities in order to create highly entertaining gameplay experiences.

[ Product Details ]

Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak

1. Genre Action RPG
2. Platform Nintendo Switch, PC
3. Release Date Summer 2022

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

Monster Hunter Rise

1. Genre Action RPG
2. Platform Nintendo Switch, PC
3. Release Date Nintendo Switch: March 26, 2021
PC: Early 2022

* 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