Monster Hunter: World Tops 1.35 Million Units Sold in 3 Days in Japan - NewsWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 01 February 2018 / 2,859 Views
Monster Hunter: World for the PlayStation 4 sold 1,350,413 units in its first three days at retail in Japan, according Famitsu. This is the biggest opening ever for a PlayStation 4 game in Japan.
Famitsu predicts that if digital sales were included that total sales would be over two million units.
The game helped increase PlayStation 4 sales from 44,910 units to 140,432 units. This is the second biggest week ever for the console, only behind launch week's 322,083 units sold.
Total PlayStation 4 sales in Japan are now 6,187,000 units.
Monster Hunter: World is out now worldwide for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One and will launch for Windows PC in fall 2018.
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