Content Continues Below

Though the free updates have ended, Monster Hunter Rise and its Sunbreak expansion are still moving units. No doubt bolstered by going multi-platform, Rise has now sold 13 million copies since its Nintendo Switch launch. 

A year since its launch, Sunbreak has hit 6 million copies on top of that. 



These numbers further solidify Rise as the second best-selling title in the Monster Hunter series. Its predecessor Monster Hunter World remains the apex with 18.8 million sold as of March 2023. That game’s own massive expansion, Iceborne, sits at 10.2 million. 

Oh, and remember that one year anniversary of Sunbreak? Because Capcom did:



A new illustration was shared featuring plenty of characters from both Kamura and Elgado. Paired to those latest numbers, it’s a fitting celebration after all the monsters that have come since launch. 


Leave a Comment

Written by Ricky Berg

When he isn’t writing for Nintendo Wire, Ricky’s anticipating the next Kirby, Fire Emblem, or if the stars ever align, Mother 3 to be released. Till then he’ll have the warm comfort of Super Smash Bros. to keep him going.