Monster Hunter Rise: a monster influx for the launch of Sunbreak, the game breaks its own record

Monster Hunter Rise: a monster influx for the launch of Sunbreak, the game breaks its own record

Game News Monster Hunter Rise: a monster influx for the launch of Sunbreak, the game breaks its own record

On this last day of June, Nintendo closes a few weeks rich in novelties for its portable console. Straddling two months, the arrival of Monster Hunter Rise’s Sunbreak expansion is likely to keep players busy for a while. Moreover, everyone was ready to go hunting again: the result is quite crazy attendance scores, managing to smash the previous game record. And again, these are only figures on PC!

Summary

  • The hunt resumes on Monster Hunter Rise
  • Almost 200,000 hunters for the launch of Sunbreak

The hunt resumes on Monster Hunter Rise

One of Capcom’s darlings is back in service! Even after having enjoyed the heyday of the Japanese publisher’s finances, Rise of the Monster Hunter still has its word to say and this one is none other than “Sunbreak”! The extension, which has appeared many times in recent weeks, whether during the showcase organized by the publisher itself or during the Nintendo Direct mini broadcast by its Kyoto counterpart last Tuesday, signed today today its big launch on the Switch and on PC.

Monster Hunter Rise: a monster influx for the launch of Sunbreak, the game breaks its own record

To mark the occasion, Capcom had also decided to promote this extension by deploying a fairly substantial new demo so that players can grasp the full extent of this unprecedented adventure! Old creatures, new monsters, new region, additional skills and abilities, … Sunbreak has not been stingy in terms of content, and that is why players have largely responded to the call for its global launch!

Almost 200,000 hunters for the launch of Sunbreak

Before being able to follow in real time the prowess of Rise of the Monster Hunter on computerwe had to take a look at the sales of the title on Nintendo’s hybrid console. Already at that time, the exclusivity Nintendo switch wreaked havoc and won all the votes. A few months later, the launch on computer had indeed confirmed this enormous popularity of the Monster Hunter license with a start at more than 134,262 players! However, as a real steamroller, the title was not going to stop there and the extension intended to push the limits of the initial adventure, but also the general enthusiasm around the game.

Monster Hunter Rise: a monster influx for the launch of Sunbreak, the game breaks its own record

While attendance scores showed a steady solid since release on computer — lately, the title brought together 70,000 players at peak times and 20,000 during the lowest periods —, the global launch of Sunburn came to blow it all up! We notice that today the game is at the peak of its popularity with a peak of 194,459 registered players on Steam. Undoubtedly, the figures on Nintendo switch must have been at least as big!


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