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Monster Hunter World is already a huge hit

Monster Hunter World is already a huge hit

In recognition of shipping five million copies of the action-RPG, all players will benefit from a Celebration Pack. But how has the game been faring in its origin country?

In its first three days on sale, Monster Hunter World shipped 5 million copies, Capcom announced earlier this week. Interestingly, Capcom also included digital sales in the figure, which is a little freakish. If included, Famitsu assumes that the grand total would even exceed 2 million copies. And head over to the Capcom-Unity blog for more information about premium Ryu-themed Gestures and Chat Stamp Sets also coming to Monster Hunter: World. It also holds the historic 1st place in the total [lifetime] sales amount.

Monster Hunter World is already a huge hit
Monster Hunter World is already a huge hit

In addition, Monster Hunter World is the first game in the Osaka house series to be released on a home console for 9 years. A bit like the new Monster Hunter World, we felt it was fair that the reward was commensurate with the effort required. This is the second highest sales week in Japan after its launch week of February 17 - 23, 2017 when it sold 322,083 units. The 2 million figure would mean that essentially a third of the Japanese PS4 user base has gone out and bought the game in the past six days, making it by far the best-performing PS4 title in Japan yet.

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