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Monster Hunter is a best-selling series from Capcom. The series has been on a variety of platforms from the PS2 to the PSP to the Wii to 3DS and Wii U. It's one of the best selling series in Japan. The series has sold 63 million units worldwide, across 49 titles.[1]

It is one of Capcom's three biggest flagship franchises, along with Street Fighter and Resident Evil. In terms of software units sold, Monster Hunter is Capcom's second best-selling video game franchise, after Resident Evil.

Sales[]

Sales data taken from Capcom, unless otherwise noted.

Year Title Platform(s) Sales Ref
Monster Hunter PS2/PSP 1,838,580
2004 Monster Hunter PS2 315,555 [2]
2005 Monster Hunter G PS2 223,025 [2]
2005 Monster Hunter Freedom PSP 1,300,000 [3]
Monster Hunter 2 PS2/PSP 6,720,723
2006 Monster Hunter 2 PS2 520,723 [3]
2007 Monster Hunter Freedom 2 PSP 2,400,000 [3]
2008 Monster Hunter Freedom Unite PSP 3,800,000 [3]
Monster Hunter 3 Wii/PSP/3DS 9,400,000
2009 Monster Hunter Tri Wii 1,900,000 [3]
2010 Monster Hunter Freedom 3 / Portable 3rd PSP 4,900,000 [3]
2011 Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate 3DS 2,600,000 [3]
Monster Hunter 4 3DS 8,300,000
2013 Monster Hunter 4 3DS 4,100,000 [3]
2014 Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate 3DS 4,200,000 [3]
Monster Hunter X / Generations 3DS/Switch 8,600,000
2015 Monster Hunter X / Generations 3DS 4,300,000 [3]
2017 Monster Hunter XX / Generations Ultimate 3DS/Switch 4,300,000 [3]
Monster Hunter Stories 3DS 309,465
2016 Monster Hunter Stories 3DS 309,465 [2]
Monster Hunter World PS4/XB1/PC 25,500,000
2018 Monster Hunter World PS4/XB1/PC 17,300,000 [3]
2019 Monster Hunter World: Iceborne PS4/XB1/PC 8,200,000 [3]
Monster Hunter Rise Switch/PC 7,300,000 [3]
2021 Monster Hunter Rise Switch 7,300,000 [3]
2022 Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak Switch
Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin Switch/PC 1,000,000
2021 Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin Switch PC 1,000,000 [4]
Total 75,000,000

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Monster Hunter World[]

Monster Hunter Frontier[]

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