Action role-playing game Monster Hunter: World tops the rankings as the first month of the year closes.
Number one on the charts of PlayStation 4
Two weeks after its worldwide release, the highly-anticipated hunting game Monster Hunter: World is already hailed as PlayStation’s best new game for January this year.
This open world title dominated the PlayStation store for the month of January. A whooping 6 million copies of the game have been shipped worldwide as of the writing of this article, making it the fastest Capcom title to do so. Amazing!
To sum it up, Monster Hunter: World was the most-downloaded PS4 game of January.
Top 10 most downloaded PS4 Games of January 2018
Here are the top ten games with the most downloads for January 2018. The list is based on the number of downloads and not the revenue of each title.
- Monster Hunter: World
- Dragon Ball FighterZ
- Madden NFL 18
- Call of Duty: WWII
- Human Fall Flat
- Grand Theft Auto V
- Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege
- Need for Speed Rivals
- Battlefield 4
- The Last of Us Remastered
The top two games on the list, Monster Hunter: World and Dragon Ball FighterZ are released on the same day, January 26, 2018.
DBFZ is still doing well and is really popular with the fighting game community, even before its full release.
Monster Hunter: World continues to garner positive feedback and five stars from critics
Days after its release, various gaming websites and critics praised MHW. It got a full five stars on the PlayStation store with around 3,000 ratings.
Critic reviews from review-aggregator Metacritic already got an average of 91 out of 100. This is based on the score of critics on the website. Critical Hit says:
Monster Hunter World is an addictive, thrilling but ultimately satisfying experience.
Played this game already? How would YOU rate Monster Hunter: World?