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Monster Hunter XX sold 848,467 copies in its first week on sale on Japan. In comparison, Monster Hunter X sold 1,488,367 copes in its first week in the region, while Monster Hunter 4G sold 1,446,289 copies during its debut week. 

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Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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DISCUSSION

Maybe it’s time to end the 3DS exclusivity of Monster Hunter.

Please.