Total sales of series passes 36 million units.
There’s no stopping the Monster Hunter series – Capcom has announced that Monster hunter X recently reached a new shipment milestone in Japan with three million units shipped thus far. This include digital copies sold through the Nintendo eShop as well. Even better, the game managed to hit this figure within one month.
The Monster Hunter series as a whole has reached a cumulative sales total of more than 36 million units as of December 24th, which is significantly up from 33 million units last year. As such, Monster Hunter has been a success worldwide. Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate shipped more than four million copies when it released in the West this year for instance.
To further promote the series, Capcom has announced the Monster Hunter Fest 16 for next year which will head to five cities in Japan. There will also be an attraction called “Monster Hunter the Real” in Universal Studios Japan. Thoughts on the success of Monster Hunter thus far? Let us know in the comments.