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Monster Hunter World: Iceborne crosses 5 million copies sold

The Stygian Zinogre in Monster Hunter World: Iceborne
The Stygian Zinogre in Monster Hunter World: Iceborne (Image credit: Capcom)

What you need to know

  • Monster Hunter World: Iceborne is the massive expansion to Capcom's 2018 Monster Hunter World.
  • Monster Hunter World: Iceborne first released on consoles in September 2019, with a PC release in January 2020.
  • Capcom has revealed that Monster Hunter World: Iceborne has sold 5 million copies.

Back in January, we learned that Monster Hunter World: Iceborne had sold 4 million copies, with the main game selling over 15 million copies. The expansion is continuing to sell well, as Capcom has shared the news that Monster Hunter World: Iceborne has crossed 5 million copies sold. This number includes both physical shipments and digital sales.

The Monster Hunter franchise as a whole has now sold over 62 million units, a very impressive number. Resident Evil remains Capcom's number one franchise of all time however, with over 93 million copies sold.

If you haven't picked up Monster Hunter World: Iceborne yet, you can check out our review of the PC version. 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."

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