Capcom will have a Special Stage on 15 September from 14:05-15:00 JST (14 September from 22:05-23:00 PT) at the Tokyo Game Show where an existing series game will likely be announced. A studio interview will follow from 15:00-15:10. This announcement will be separate from the PROJECT RESISTANCE news. Thanks to Gematsu.
Capcom have updated their platinum sellers list with Monster Hunter XX (Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate) at 3.0 million units sold worldwide. The Nintendo 3DS entry was at 1,828,510 at its last count, which infers the Nintendo Switch version is at 1,171,490.
Librica will be removing all 98 Dokopon Choice titles from the Japanese 3DS eShop on 31 January at 13:00 JST with re-downloading only available until 28 February at 17:00 JST. Titles include Super Mario Kun, Dragon Ball, Monster Hunter and countless others.
A number of new Monster Hunter plushies are set to release in Japan in November with preorders closing next week. Plushies include Lagiacrus, Tigrex, Xeno’jiiva, Nargacuga, Anjanath, Zorah Magdaros, Zinogre, Lunastra, Uragaan, Bazelgeuse, Paolumu, Kulu-Ya-Ku, Grimalkyne and Well Cooked Meat! Preorder using this link and use the code JPNINTENDO for $3 off! More pictures added below…
Capcom have announced the next huge update for their online Monster Hunter Frontier series with Monster Hunter Frontier ZZ (pronounced ‘Double Zed’) scheduled for release this Fall, with more information coming on 24 August.
This is expected to be the first entry to skip Wii U since Monster Hunter Frontier G released back in 2013 (source). Capcom also announced a new ‘Magnet Spike’ weapon and a collaboration with Phantasy Star Online 2 Cloud.
Edit: teaser website open here and livestream posted below…
Sales numbers for all the mainline Monster Hunter games released from the first entry on PlayStation 2 right through to the recent Monster Hunter XX port on Nintendo Switch. We should get first week numbers for Monster Hunter World early next week! Numbers derived from Famitsu data.
Monster Hunter (PS2) – 288,559
Monster Hunter G (PS2) 237,393
Monster Hunter Portable (PSP) – 1,122,604
Monster Hunter 2 (PS2) – 692,228
Monster Hunter Portable 2nd (PSP) – 1,723,187
Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G (PSP) – 4,226,265
Monster Hunter G (Wii) 236,020
Monster Hunter 3 (Wii) – 1,077,273
Monster Hunter Portable 3rd (PSP) – 4,840,930
Monster Hunter Portable 3rd HD Ver. (PS3) – 457,789
Monster Hunter 3G (3DS) – 1,941,106
Monster Hunter 3G HD Ver. (Wii U) – 234,246
Monster Hunter 4 (3DS) – 3,591,334
Monster Hunter 4G (3DS) – 2,617,803
Monster Hunter X (3DS) – 2,832,833
Monster Hunter XX (3DS) – 1,698,161
Monster Hunter XX Nintendo Switch Ver. (Switch) – 214,204