The company behind Resident Evil, Monster Hunter, Street Fighter and many other games “mainly focus on PC software” in the future.
VGC Reports that Capcom Chief Operating Officer Haruhiro Tsujimoto with Nikki He spoke and shared that the success of computer software “drives global sales” and that he believes that “PCs are the next big thing after smartphones”.
“The personal computer is driving global sales,” says Tsujimoto. “We recently decided that PC would be our main platform. With the Tokyo Game Show this year, we’re focused on showing off the PC version of Monster Hunter Rise and I think people can start to experience this change in our approach.”
“The pandemic is changing the way people look at computers. Smartphones are useful, but screens are small, and touch panels are hard to control, so they’re not useful for working at home or in classrooms at school. I think computers are the next big thing. After smart phones.
He also revealed that the switch to PC came in response to the jump in sales from older titles like Resident Evil 7, which “still sell over a million copies a year.”
For now, Tsujimoto says game consoles are still the leading platform, but in the coming years he wants to become more balanced.
The next major release from Capcom on PC will be Monster Hunter Rise on January 13, 2022. Previously, the game was exclusive to the Nintendo Switch.
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