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Monster Hunter Stories 2 sales

Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin has sold over 1.3 million copies, Capcom announced today. That news comes directly from the company’s latest financial report.

Fox the six months ended September 30, 2021, Capcom said that its net sales rose by 66.4 percent. Operating income was also up 61.9 percent year-over-year. Net sales and all profit items all actually hit record levels for a second quarter.

monster hunter rise update 3.5.0

A new 3.5.0 update has just gone out for Monster Hunter Rise. It includes additional free and paid DLC, the Ghosts ‘n Goblins collaboration (live on October 29), and bug fixes.

Below are the full patch notes for the Monster Hunter Rise version 3.5.0 update:

capcom arcade stadium individual games

If you’ve been interested in Capcom Arcade Stadium but have yet to get invested in the release, you’ll be happy to hear that the games have now been made available for individual purchase.

Prior to today, the full set of titles were only available in bundles. Capcom released Pack 1: Dawn of the Arcade (’84 to ’88), Pack 2: Arcade Revolution (’89 to ’92), and Pack 3: Arcade Evolution (’92 to’ 01). Each one is priced at $1.99, though Ghosts ‘n Goblins is currently $0.99. Also remember that 1943 -The Battle of Midway is available for free.

As a recap, here’s the full list of individual games in Capcom Arcade Stadium:

Monster Hunter Stories 2 update 1.5.0

A new update for Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin has gone live, bringing the game to version 1.5.0. It largely adds additional monsters, co-op quests, and subquests. Bug fixes are also included.

Below are the full patch notes for the Monster Hunter Stories 2 version 1.5.0 update:

20 years ago today in Japan, the first game in the visual novel series Ace Attorney, launched for Game Boy Advance. Since then, the series has seen sequels, ports, and even an anime. As of March 31, 2021, the game series has sold 8.1 million units worldwide and keeps gaining traction in the West. Check view the new anniversary website here, where you’ll find a greeting and interesting tidbits in Japanese along with wonderful series art that anyone can enjoy.

For those who may be curious about the game, you can see a short overview and a few pictures for the Ace Attorney Trilogy, which features ports of the first three games to the Nintendo Switch, after the break. Alternatively, you can take a look at our full review of the title here for a more in-depth look at this light-hearted court room experience.

Monster Hunter Rise and its upcoming Sunbreak expansion will not support cross-save or cross-play, Capcom has announced.

Monster Hunter Rise first appeared on Switch back in March. Meanwhile, Capcom is planning a new PC version for January 2022. Some Switch players that are also interested in the new PC edition were hoping for cross-save and cross-play support, but this won’t be happening. Capcom said that it looked “into it throughout the development process”, but “found we are unable to implement it this time.”

Monster Hunter Rise update 3.4.1

Capcom has issued a new 3.4.1 update for Monster Hunter Rise. There’s no new content this time around, as it’s only intended to fix (many) bugs.

Below are the full patch notes for the Monster Hunter Rise version 3.4.1 update:

monster hunter rise Malzeno

At TGS 2021 today, Capcom confirmed that Malzeno is the flagship monster for the Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak expansion. It’s confirmed to be “a fierce elder dragon”, but Capcom didn’t have a whole lot else to say.

Outside of Malzeno, we do have a little bit of additional news. Shogun Ceanataur, a crab-like monster who first appeared in Monster Hunter 2, will be present in Sunbreak as well.

Here are a couple of videos for Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak teasing both Malzeno and Shogun Ceanataur:

monster hunter rise sonic the hedgehog

During its TGS 2021 program today, Capcom unveiled the latest news on Monster Hunter Rise, including collaborations for Sonic the Hedgehog as well as Ghosts ‘n Goblins Resurrection.

During the stream, Capcom acknowledged its previous partnership with SEGA for Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate. However, this time around, the collaboration “will be different”, according to Yasunori Ichinose. Ichinose added that the team is “working hard to make it as much fun as possible.” Further information about the Sonic collaboration in Monster Hunter Rise was not shared.

A hefty patch is on the way for Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin, including the ability to take on the quick Molten Tigrex and mighty Dreadking Rathalos, as well as a variety of new co-op quests and subquests. Take a look below at the patch notes and trailer, as rounded up by Gematsu:

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