Capcom announced today that its Monster Hunter
series is still capturing the attention of Japanese gamers, as Monster Hunter Portable 3rd
-- which will go by the international title Monster Hunter Freedom 3
-- has shipped two million units during its first week in the region. According to Capcom
, the franchise has sold over 15 million units since 2004.
Wii-exclusive Monster Hunter Tri did well in the region
, but clearly not as well as its portable counterpart. There's currently no announcement of when portable monster hunters outside of Japan can get their 3rd