Capcom's Profits Rise in the First Half of 2018 on Strong Monster Hunter World Sales in
Capcom's latest investor report has been released that show the company doubling its profits for the first half of 2018 thanks to strong sales of Monster Hunter World on consoles and later on PC. The company shipped over ten million units, "a first for any single title in Capcom's history" the report reads.
In this business, the Monster Hunter series served as the driving force in improving the Company's business performance, with feature title Monster Hunter: World (for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One), which contributed to growth of the Company in the previous fiscal year, not only gaining further popularity through the expansion of its user base but also boosting profits through the strong performance of the Steam version for PC that was released in August. In addition, Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate (for Nintendo Switch) was released in markets outside of Japan and enjoyed robust sales owing to its consistent popularity.