Capcom: Monster Hunter 4 Shipments Top 3m Units - NewsWilliam D'Angelo, posted on 16 October 2013 / 4,955 Views
Capcom has announced that Monster Hunter 4 shipments have surpassed three million units in Japan in its first month. This includes both retail and digital sales through the Nintendo eShop, as well as download cards.
Monster Hunter 4 has sold 2.61 million units to consumers in Japan as of October 6, 2013, according to VGChartz. The game has remained at the top of Japanese charts every week since it launch and sold 149,299 units in the latest week.
Monster Hunter 4 launched in Japan on September 14 and sold 1.78 million units in its first two days on sale. The game also boosted sales of the 3DS 259 percent to 284,331.
The Monster Hunter franchise has sold 26 million units to date. The first game in the series was released in 2004.