Capcom has announced that Monster Hunter 4 has shipped over 3 million units in Japan. This figure includes sales of the downloadable version.
Monster Hunter 4 was released for the Nintendo 3DS on September 14th, and according to the publisher these sales numbers represent a new record for any third party Nintendo 3DS title in Japan.
The Monster Hunter series is well loved in Japan, since its debut in 2004 it has been a massive hit and will celebrate its tenth year anniversary since franchise launch next year. The total sales of the series now stands at 26 million units to date.