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Monster Hunter X Claims 2 Million Shipped In First Week

by Donald Theriault - December 3, 2015, 4:24 am PST
Discuss in talkback! Source: Capcom

Japan takes to the spinoff as much as the mainline games

The newest Monster Hunter title launched in Japan last week, and it's already cleared a couple of major milestones.

Capcom has issued a press release confirming the title, which released last Saturday, has already shipped 2 million units. The game has outsold the previous game, Monster Hunter 4G (4 Ultimate outside Japan)'s opening week both at retail (1.48m to 1.44m from Media Create) and digitally with X passing 4G on Japan's all time sales charts on the eShop.

Sellouts were reported in Japan, and the title sold through more than 80% of its initial retail allotment which may have forced some players to go digital.

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