Tencent is launching WeGame in China as an alternative to Steam. Monster Hunter World is one of the games that will be available on WeGame and now they have announced today in a press release that Monster Hunter World has surpassed 1 million in pre-orders.
The original press release is in Chinese and mentions that the pre-orders for the game are strong on PC on WeGame. Keep in mind that the pre-orders here don’t cost any money and the money will be charged once the game launches on August 9th.
Monster Hunter World is being sold for 299 yuan (~44 usd) for the normal edition and 358 yuan (~53 usd) for the deluxe edition. This is just for the WeGame platform which is currently available in China. Steam has its own pre-orders and the game did chart strongly in best sellers list there as well.
Monster Hunter World has sold through more than 8 million copies across the PS4 and Xbox One. PC version of the game was announced alongside the console version but it hasn’t released so far. Capcom confirmed a release date for the PC version earlier this month and have also detailed the system requirements for it.
Monster Hunter World is currently available for the PS4 and Xbox One and will launch on PC on August 9th.