Monster Hunter World: Iceborne crosses 4 million sold, base game now at over 15 million copies sold

Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Banbaro
Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Banbaro (Image credit: Capcom)

What you need to know

  • Capcom shared in a press release that Monster Hunter World: Iceborne has sold over 4 million copies so far.
  • The base game, Monster Hunter World, has sold over 15 million copies so far.
  • Monster Hunter World first released in January 2018, while the Iceborne expansion released in September 2019.
  • You can grab Monster Hunter World: Iceborne on PlayStation 4 for $30 from Amazon (opens in new tab).

Capcom's strong success with Monster Hunter World is continuing. In a recent press release, Capcom shared that across all platforms, Monster Hunter World: Iceborne has sold over 4 million copies worldwide. The base game continues on chugging as well, selling over 15 million copies so far, a first for any individual Capcom title.

Monster Hunter World was already Capcom's bestselling game of all time and that spot has now been further solidified. The Monster Hunter franchise has now sold over 61 million copies, though the Resident Evil franchise has still sold more overall, sitting at over 93 million copies sold.

Monster Hunter World first released on consoles in January 2018, while the Monster Hunter World: Iceborne expansion became available on consoles in September 2019. The PC version of the expansion has also released and you can check out our review of that port right here. Our reviewer, Jordan Palmer, noted that "Monster Hunter World is a complex game, with Iceborne bumping up the challenge considerably, but with perseverance and practice, anyone can overcome this, and wind up addicted."

Samuel Tolbert is a freelance writer covering gaming news, previews, reviews, interviews and different aspects of the gaming industry, specifically focusing on PlayStation on Android Central. You can find him on Twitter @SamuelTolbert