Monster Hunter World has sold 2 million copies on the PC, World of Warcraft made $161M in August

SuperData Arcade has shared its monthly report, stating that Monster Hunter World has shared 2 million copies on the PC. According to the report, Monster Hunter World took first place in this month’s top grossing Premium PC rankings, knocking PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds down to second.

Moreover, World of Warcraft made $161M in August following the release of its “Battle of Azeroth” expansion, not including all pre-sales in the months leading up to launch. Subscribers for WoW West also hit its highest point since 2014.

On the other hand, League of Legends seems to be heading towards its worst performing year since 2014 as its revenue is down 21% compared to the same time period in 2017.

Here are the key notes of SuperData Arcade’s report:

  • Madden 19 sets new franchise launch record. We estimate Madden 19 sold 664K digital units on console. This easily made it the best ever launch month for the franchise, though sales benefitted from an earlier release date this year.
  • League of Legends heads towards its worst performing year since 2014. League of Legends revenue is down 21% compared to the same time period in 2017.
  • Blizzard hits a home run with World of Warcraft expansion. World of Warcraft made $161M in August following the release of its “Battle of Azeroth” expansion, not including all pre-sales in the months leading up to launch. Subscribers for WoW West hit its highest point since 2014.
  • Monster Hunter World sells 2M units on PC. Capcom’s action game had a successful launch on console earlier this year, and the PC version looks to be doing even better. Monster Hunter World took first place in this month’s top grossing Premium PC rankings, knocking PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds down to second.

And here are the world’s most popular digital games across PC, console and mobile for August 2018.

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