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Sammy Samusu
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(10-27-2013, 12:20 AM)
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Annual Report (Year Ended March 31, 2013) http://www.capcom.co.jp/ir/english/d...s/digital.html

smash hit "Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate" for the new stationary game system Wii U, which sold 500,000 units

Does not include sales for the 3DS version of the game, by far the most popular according to NPD/GfK.

Originally Posted by Aquamarine

1) This is from Capcom's 2013 Annual Report with data accurate as of March 31st, 2013

2) This refers to SHIPMENTS TO RETAILERS (+ eShop sales to consumers) of Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate (for Wii U) worldwide from December 8th, 2012 through March 31st, 2013

3) The game launched in:
Japan - December 8th, 2012 (less than 4 months of tracking)
North America - March 19th, 2013 (less than 1 month of tracking)
Europe - March 22nd, 2013 (less than 1 month of tracking)

4) As of July 14th, 214,220 units (physical retail only) of Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate for Wii U have been sold to consumers in Japan (according to Dengeki).

Thanks to PotionBleue. You can also find more information at the link above.







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Keyouta
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(10-27-2013, 12:20 AM)
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Awesome news, great that it did so well!
Skelter
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(10-27-2013, 12:22 AM)
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How are the 3DS MH sales anyway?
Sandfox
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(10-27-2013, 12:23 AM)
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It looks like the game did pretty well in the west.
Seik
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(10-27-2013, 12:23 AM)
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I did my part, but I choked the game because Tales of Xilia came out. Shame on me. :/

I'll get back into it tomorrow I think, it was awesome.

Now we need MH4 released in NA. Then some kind of ExtraTurboPlus cross-play version on the Wii U a few months after. It was awesome to be able to play MH3U on my Wii U with a friend on his 3DS.
Refreshment.01
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(10-27-2013, 12:24 AM)
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???

In one month? Quite strange because i didn't see much of it in the charts after the first week. Are you sure it was just one month?

Is this the best 3rd party game in terms of performance on the Wii U?
Riki
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(10-27-2013, 12:24 AM)
Definitely excited for MH4U.
AniHawk
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(10-27-2013, 12:25 AM)
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yeah it sold something like 45k its first month. also isn't this news extremely old?

if it's worldwide, that makes more sense. it did 200k-250k in japan, about 100k so far in the us, and probably 40k-50k in europe.
Stoof
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(10-27-2013, 12:25 AM)
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Now announce MH4 for the west! And make MH4U later on.
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The Boat
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(10-27-2013, 12:25 AM)
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It was probably the 50% promo. Great stuff.
Spieler Eins
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(10-27-2013, 12:26 AM)
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More than Ive expected even minus 150k or so from Japan.

Maybe other niche shit like Bayonetta and X arent completely destined for doom yet
boutdown
(10-27-2013, 12:27 AM)
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In before some kind of pessimistic Wii U joke.
Hyperactivity
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(10-27-2013, 12:27 AM)
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That would make it the best selling 3rd party game and MAYBE the 2nd best selling game in general on the WiiU (I think)
qq more
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(10-27-2013, 12:27 AM)
500k worldwide? Neat sales, especially for a really late port on a fresh new (at the time) console. Is there any data on sales region-wise?
Clov
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(10-27-2013, 12:27 AM)
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I'm glad it's doing so well! I did my part with the Wii U version, but I just couldn't get into it. Hopefully other Wii U owners are enjoying it more than I.
Takao
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(10-27-2013, 12:28 AM)
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Monster Hunter Portable 3rd HD must've been a super smash hit given it actually sold through (and not shipped like Capcom's numbers) just under that in Japan.
kinggroin
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(10-27-2013, 12:28 AM)
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Ltd maybe. And worldwide.

500k first month sounds very wrong. Sure this isn't the 3ds one?
Refreshment.01
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(10-27-2013, 12:28 AM)
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If true, hopefully this means Capcom will consider worthwhile to bring MH4 3DS game to other markets and greenlight a port for the Wii U.
zerokoolpsx
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(10-27-2013, 12:28 AM)
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That's actually pretty good numbers for just a month.
Sammy Samusu
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(10-27-2013, 12:29 AM)
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Originally Posted by AniHawk

yeah it sold something like 45k its first month. also isn't this news extremely old?

if it's worldwide, that makes more sense. it did 200k-250k in japan, about 100k so far in the us, and probably 40k-50k in europe.

I don't think so, the report was uploaded yesterday: http://www.capcom.co.jp/ir/english/

And it's definitely worldwide, so basically 250k in Japan and 250k in the west (launch month).

Originally Posted by The Boat

It was probably the 50% promo. Great stuff.

Nope, the 50% promo is recent, this report is up to March 2013.
Neoxon
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(10-27-2013, 12:29 AM)
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Not too shabby, Capcom. Now will you localize MH4.....and maybe offer an HD version for the Wii U?
MYE
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(10-27-2013, 12:30 AM)
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Been thinking about getting this. Never played MonHun
Hero of Legend
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(10-27-2013, 12:30 AM)
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It's expensive as hell for what it is on Wii U and still is ($60 retail), Actually a couple of stores sell it for $40, but others $60 still in Canada,

As outstanding as the game is, I'm surprised they sold it on Wii U for $60 when it's a 3DS port despite the texture bump and 1080p. Maybe that's why 500k is really successful because of the profit margin?

How's the retail price been in the US and EU?

Also if the report is for March 2013 (why so late?), then who the hell knows where it's at now, we need a hint at its LTD in NA via NPD.
Anura
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(10-27-2013, 12:30 AM)
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Originally Posted by qq more

500k worldwide?


Either way, neat sales for a really late port on a fresh new (at the time) console

Only a month after and only WII U ver. If I remember right about other sales numbers for outside of japan it would mean this is actually quite good relative to the series.

Maybe now we can get MH4
Kyou
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(10-27-2013, 12:30 AM)
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Glad it did so well, hopefully this'll encourage them to do another Wii U/3DS release for the west with 4
KingSnake
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(10-27-2013, 12:32 AM)
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That's quite a good number.
Ken
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(10-27-2013, 12:32 AM)
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this game's so good
Artorias
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(10-27-2013, 12:34 AM)
So deserved. Easily the most fun I've had playing MH.

I really wish the 3DS version had online without using a Wii U. It's completely useless without online.
AniHawk
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(10-27-2013, 12:34 AM)
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Originally Posted by Sammy Samusu

I don't think so, the report was uploaded yesterday: http://www.capcom.co.jp/ir/english/

And it's definitely worldwide, so basically 250k in Japan and 250k in the west (launch month).


Nope, the 50% promo is recent, this report is up to March 2013.

ah okay. that sounds about right then.
sörine
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(10-27-2013, 12:34 AM)
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Originally Posted by Refreshment.01

???

In one month? Quite strange because i didn't see much of it in the charts after the first week. Are you sure it was just one month?

Is this the best 3rd party game in terms of performance on the Wii U?

Less than a month for the west and just under 4 months for Japan since the reporting period is through March 31, 2013.


Originally Posted by The Boat

It was probably the 50% promo. Great stuff.

It might only be shipments, I don't believe Capcom adds in digital for their sales reports. The big eShop sale was well after the period covered anyway.
Conor 419
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(10-27-2013, 12:35 AM)
How the fuck did it pull that off?
Muchi Muchi Pink
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(10-27-2013, 12:35 AM)
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Originally Posted by Hero of Legend

It's expensive as hell for what it is on Wii U and still is ($60 retail), Actually a couple of stores sell it for $40, but others $60 still in Canada,

As outstanding as the game is, I'm surprised they sold it on Wii U for $60 when it's a 3DS port despite the texture bump and 1080p. Maybe that's why 500k is really successful because of the profit margin?

How's the retail price been in the US and EU?

Also if the report is for March 2013 (why so late?), then who the hell knows where it's at now, we need a hint at its LTD in NA via NPD.

60€ everywhere.
Effect
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(10-27-2013, 12:35 AM)
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Glad it did well.
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The Mana Legend
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(10-27-2013, 12:35 AM)
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Incredible game, and it deserves all of its success. I put 250 hours into it and loved every second.
jeremy1456
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(10-27-2013, 12:36 AM)
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Originally Posted by Takao

Monster Hunter Portable 3rd HD must've been a super smash hit given it actually sold through (and not shipped like Capcom's numbers) just under that in Japan.

As I understand it the 3U numbers include Japan through March and so one month sales in the west.

How long did it take Portable 3rd to get to that number?
MYE
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(10-27-2013, 12:37 AM)
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Holy shit this game is pricey :/
The Mana Legend
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(10-27-2013, 12:39 AM)
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Originally Posted by kinggroin

Ltd maybe. And worldwide.

500k first month sounds very wrong. Sure this isn't the 3ds one?

Uh, it's obviously not the 3DS one considering the 3DS one sold millions worldwide if you include Japan.
Spieler Eins
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(10-27-2013, 12:39 AM)
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Originally Posted by jeremy1456


How long did it take Portable 3rd to get to that number?

One hour?
Aquamarine
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(10-27-2013, 12:39 AM)
Clarification:

1) This is from Capcom's 2013 Annual Report with data accurate as of March 31st, 2013

2) This refers to SHIPMENTS TO RETAILERS (+ eShop sales to consumers) of Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate for Wii U, worldwide from December 8th, 2012 through March 31st, 2013

3) The game launched in:
Japan - December 8th, 2012 (less than 4 months of tracking)
North America - March 19th, 2013 (less than 1 month of tracking)
Europe - March 22nd, 2013 (less than 1 month of tracking)

4) As of July 14th, 214,220 units (physical retail only) of Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate for Wii U have been sold to consumers in Japan (according to Dengeki).
Last edited by Aquamarine; 10-27-2013 at 12:50 AM.
GulAtiCa
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(10-27-2013, 12:39 AM)
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That's some pretty good numbers.
Thoraxes
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(10-27-2013, 12:42 AM)
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Hell fucking yes!



C'mon Capcom.

You know what's next.

I'm good for at least 10 copies between me and my friends.

Do it.

Just.

Do.

It.
jeremy1456
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(10-27-2013, 12:43 AM)
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Originally Posted by Spieler Eins

One hour?

I meant the HD version on the PS3.
fredrancour
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(10-27-2013, 12:43 AM)
I'm good for a copy when I eventually buy a wiiu. The only question is how long til 3d world breaks me....
Immaculate
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(10-27-2013, 12:45 AM)
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Great

MH4 and MH4 HD should happen and get localized by next year then
GavinGT
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(10-27-2013, 12:45 AM)
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"stationary game system"
Rush2thestart
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(10-27-2013, 12:46 AM)
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Guess this is the part where we downplay the 3rd party Nintendo game's sales, based on last generation trends.
Iceblade
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(10-27-2013, 12:47 AM)
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Originally Posted by GavinGT

"stationary game system"

In many ways this is actually a better way of describing a home console. I mean, I play and keep my 3DS in my home so... that's also a home console, too?
Hiltz
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(10-27-2013, 12:48 AM)
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Capcom sais it was pleased by the game's sales performance in Japan back in May:

Monster Hunter 3 (Tri) G HD Ver.", which was our first title for the new home video console "Wii U" that was launched in December 2012, also became a smash hit. However, its package sales were generally soft.

zroid
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(10-27-2013, 12:49 AM)
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hmm shipped numbers. well I don't see it in bargain bins, so it probably wasn't much overshipped.
GameE
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(10-27-2013, 12:52 AM)
Aint this from may?
http://www.gengame.net/2013/05/capco...s-a-smash-hit/

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