Monster Hunter X shipments top three million

Three million shipments in less than a month.

Monster Hunter X

Monster Hunter X for 3DS has shipped three million units in Japan, Capcom announced. The number includes download cards and Nintendo eShop sales.

The latest entry in the Monster Hunter series shipped 1.5 million in its first two days. It has been on sale in Japan since November 27.

Capcom is planning a number of Monster Hunter initiatives for the new year, beginning in January with Monster Hunter Festa 2016.

Here’s an overview of Monster Hunter X, via Capcom:

Monster Hunter X is a new title that offers individual players greater possibilities in developing their own style of hunting. Utilizing the world and gameplay of previous entries as a starting point, the game is distinguished by its high level of freedom with new elements like Hunter Arts and Hunting Styles, which can be combined with 14 kinds of weapons to create a myriad of fresh ways to play.

In addition to receiving praise for new elements, such as “Nyanter Mode” where players can take on quests as a “Felyne Palico”, the title hit the three million mark within just one month of its release as a result of maintaining user interest via numerous cross-industry collaborations.

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