Does not include sales for the 3DS version of the game, by far the most popular according to NPD/GfK.
smash hit "Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate" for the new stationary game system Wii U, which sold 500,000 units
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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).