Sunbreak was released on June 30, 2022 and in less than a week cleared the 2 million sales milestone, according to Capcom.
In order to play the expansion, users are required to own the base Monster Hunter Rise game, which was released for Switch in March 2021 and for PC in January 2022.
As of last August, Monster Hunter Rise game had cleared 11 million units, the company said, which means that as much as 45% of players have now purchased the DLC.
Additionally, Capcom said on Wednesday that sales of Monster Hunter World: Iceborne, the premium expansion for Monster Hunter: World released in September 2019, have now surpassed 10 million units worldwide.
Capcom claims that the Monster Hunter series has now sold a total of 88 million units, as of September 30, 2022, with Monster Hunter World (21 million) easily holding the record for best-selling Capcom game of all time.
In our Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak review we said: “The original Monster Hunter Rise is an absolutely fantastic game, so for this expansion to be just more would have been fine, but Sunbreak feels like it earns its price tag and then some.”