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Monster sales: Monster Hunter 4 hits 2.5 million sold


10:00 PM on 10.11.2013
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Monster Hunter 4 will not be stopped. It rode a 140,000 sales week to remain at the top of the software sales charts in Japan. Looking up at it was Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate at just under 25,000. This marks the fourth week Capcom's juggernaut has topped the charts and puts its sales in Japan over 2.5 million.

You'll remember, Monster Hunter 4 did 1.71 million retail copies sold its first week of release, already then almost outselling the PlayStation Vita. The console. Monster Hunter 4 is encroaching on all Vita lifetime retail software sales. The series on the 3DS, including Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, has already eclipsed lifetime Vita software sales at retail.

Crazy. How badly do you want Monster Hunter 4 to be released outside of Japan?

Monster Hunter tops 2.5m sold in Japan [GamesIndustry International] 





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7:00 AM on 07.28.2014
Monster Hunter 4 NA weapon contest winner is an insect glaive

I don't think anyone expected the North American weapon contest winner to top the UK's Monster Hunter 4 design (a freaking pig on a club, c'mon!), but it's a pretty cool looking item nonetheless. Yep, the North American...more



10:00 AM on 07.11.2014
Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate will see an October release in Japan

In this morning's Japanese Nintendo Direct, Capcom revealed that Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate will hit Japanese 3DS units everywhere on October 11th. Yep, this is the same game we will eventually get overseas come 2015. As...more



5:30 PM on 07.03.2014
The Monster Hunter 4 UK weapon contest winner is a pig club that oinks

There's going to be a long wait before most of us get to play Monster Hunter 4 on the 3DS, but in the meantime, we can enjoy the festivities from Capcom's recent weapon design contest. Sending out a casting call to all ...more



4:45 PM on 05.09.2014
Capcom hopes Monster Hunter 4 sells 3.9 million more copies

We already knew that Capcom did pretty decent for itself last year. This was thanks in no small part to Monster Hunter 4, which moved 4.1 million copies in Japan and South Korea. Capcom's not calling it a day, as it has more ...more



7:00 AM on 04.21.2014
Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate continues to look great on the 3DS

Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate (4G in Japan) is on its way over here in "early 2015," and you can get a glimpse of what's to come in a new video straight from Capcom. At first the trailer starts off all serious, with high stakes ...more



4:00 AM on 10.22.2013
Monster Hunter 4 adds Link outfit, gear to Mario offering

Monster Hunter 4 has sold incredibly well. This pleases Nintendo and thus there is a pretty Monster Hunter 4 3DS. But, hey, why stop there? Starting December 2 and shimmying on into January of the new year, Monster Hunter 4 f...more



7:30 PM on 10.17.2013
Blue yourself: Monster Hunter 4-themed 3DS hitting Japan

What with its 2.5 million and climbing sales, Monster Hunter 4 is showing no signs of slowing down. Not many signs of releasing outside of Japan, either. But for fans in Japan, or intrepid importers, here's a cool thing: a cy...more



7:30 AM on 08.08.2013
New Monster Hunter 4 trailer shows off lots of gameplay

A new Monster Hunter 4 trailer is out and about, and it's features a ton of combat with some rather nasty big-bad foes. There's lots of dragons afoot as well as dinosaurs, and even a cat riding a rocket at the end. Despite t...more



9:30 PM on 07.12.2013
This Monster Hunter 4 village is 'dawww-some

Siliconera has some new screenshots and information on the upcoming Monster Hunter 4, and it looks impossibly cute. Chico Village is one of the major hubs, headed up by an elderly female villager who lives amongst the Felynes...more





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