Monster Hunter XX for Switch ships 300,000 units in Asia

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I still don't understand what Capcom is doing with MH on the Switch. Maybe this game will eventually sell through it's 300k shipment but it feels like a cheap throwaway entry compared to MHW. What future does MH have on Switch?
 
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Going by famitsu Japanese shipments would be closer to 250k as of last week

05./01. [NSW] Monster Hunter Double Cross: Nintendo Switch Ver. # <ACT> (Capcom) {2017.08.25} (¥5.800) - 27.289 / 122.262 <40-60%> (-71%)

(that 40-60% figure is how much of the shipment has been sold)
 
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I still don't understand what Capcom is doing with MH on the Switch. Maybe this game will eventually sell through it's 300k shipment but it feels like a cheap throwaway entry compared to MHW. What future does MH have on Switch?
Ask again when World's sales are known. If World is wildly popular with 4m sales, it could mean they ignore Switch and keep with this dirty deal (rumored but only thing that makes sense to me) with Sony, or it crawls past 1m and MH5 is announced for Switch at year end meeting with Capcom board members
 
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I still don't understand what Capcom is doing with MH on the Switch. Maybe this game will eventually sell through it's 300k shipment but it feels like a cheap throwaway entry compared to MHW. What future does MH have on Switch?
World could arrive on Switch because the game is developed with MT Framework (the same of all previous MH), as some Gaffer explained me.
Maybe months after the PS4/XONE/PC release, I don't know.

If World won't arrive on Switch, prepare for a lot of spin-off/side games like MH Stories, for example.

I don't think MH brand will leave Nintendo systems soon.
 

cw_sasuke

If all DLC came tied to $13 figurines, I'd consider all DLC to be free
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USF 2 sold less than 500k and was a hit for Capcom...check how much their HD Remasters of Resident Evil and Co. sell on PS4/XBO and see with what numbers per Anno they are satisfied with.

This is a good result prior to the Holidays.
 
Feb 22, 2016
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Going by famitsu Japanese shipments would be closer to 250k as of last week

05./01. [NSW] Monster Hunter Double Cross: Nintendo Switch Ver. # <ACT> (Capcom) {2017.08.25} (¥5.800) - 27.289 / 122.262 <40-60%> (-71%)

(that 40-60% figure is how much of the shipment has been sold)
Dengeki data is out, MHXX Switch at 92k (sell-through ratio: 55%).

http://dengekionline.com/elem/000/001/584/1584963/

They also have Switch at 80k?!
So yeah, seems like the must have delivered extra shipments since launch for that to be true, although it seems strange to restock when sell through is 60%-80% otherwise?
 
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The next "smash hit" after Ultra Street Fighter 2?
No sarcasm here, this is a splendid result! With some legs, I can see it reaching 500k.
 
Feb 22, 2016
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The next "smash hit" after Ultra Street Fighter 2?
No sarcasm here, this is a splendid result! With some legs, I can see it reaching 500k.
Do keep in mind that actual sell-through is at 110k-125k atm in Japan out of 200k (or more) shipped, so it would very significant legs to reach 500k in the end.
 

cw_sasuke

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Do keep in mind that actual sell-through is at 110k-125k atm in Japan out of 200k (or more) shipped, so it would very significant legs to reach 500k in the end.
In 3 months there will be more than twice as manyy Switches in households compared to now. This title was always meant to stick around - it will be the stay best current portable MH solution for a while.
 

cw_sasuke

If all DLC came tied to $13 figurines, I'd consider all DLC to be free
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These expectations were never confirmed to be directly from Capcom.

And it obv. met those expectations. If they expected to ship 300-500k by 31.March 2018.....being at 300k in less than a months is quite telling.
 
Jan 8, 2016
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Not really for a Monster Hunter game, at all.
Compare it to Capcom's own internal expectations, not any other outside perception. They expect 300k-500k shipped in Japan by the end of next March. They're at 200k two weeks in.

That's a very good start on a console with a constantly growing install base and a holiday season coming up.