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Monster Hunter Stories 2 is the Switch’s most downloaded game this July

Monster Hunter Stories 2 is the Switch's most downloaded game this July

Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin was the most downloaded Nintendo Switch game last month. The Japanese Nintendo Switch store recently released its Top 20 downloads list for the month of July. In second place was The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD, followed by Crayon Shin-chan Ora to Hakase no Natsuyami. However, specific download count numbers weren’t disclosed, only their rankings.

Notable western titles also in the Top 20 include Among Us, Minecraft, Humans Fall Flat, and Hades. Earlier in July, Capcom also announced that Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin sales surpassed 1 million units worldwide. This counts both digital and physical copies of the game. This is an impressive feat, considering the game exceeded 1 million sales only 11 days after its release.

The official statement from Capcom reads:

“Capcom Co., Ltd. (Capcom) today announced that Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin for Nintendo Switch and PC has shipped 1 million units worldwide.

The Monster Hunter series consists of hunting action games that pit players against giant monsters in a beautiful natural environment. Beginning with the first title in 2004, the series established a new genre in which players cooperate to hunt ferocious monsters with their friends and has since grown into a global phenomenon with cumulative sales of the series exceeding 72 million units shipped as of March 31, 2021.”

Additionally, “Capcom remains firmly committed to satisfying the expectations of all users by leveraging its industry-leading game development capabilities.” Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin is currently available for the Nintendo Switch and PC. For the game’s post-launch roadmap, you can check out our article here.