CAPCOM

 


April 1, 2008
Press Release

3-1-3, Uchihiranomachi, Chuo-ku
Osaka, 540-0037, Japan
Capcom Co., Ltd.
Haruhiro Tsujimoto, President and COO
(Code No. 9697 Tokyo - Osaka Stock Exchange)

 

 

 

Capcom's "Monster Hunter Freedom 2G" ships more than 1 million units in just 6 days in Japan!
- The newest is also the fastest in the series to become a million-seller -


 Capcom is pleased to announce that "Monster Hunter Freedom 2G" for the PlayStation®Portable (PSP®) has shipped over 1 million units in Japan.

 The "Monster Hunter" series is a hunting action game centered on epic battles with giant monsters in the grandeur of the great outdoors. Since the release of the first Monster Hunter title in 2004 for the PlayStation®2, the series has sold a total of 6.3 million units (as of April 1, 2008) and is one of our most valued titles.

"Monster Hunter Freedom 2G", the long awaited sequel to the '#1-selling game for the PSP®', was released in Japan on March 27, 2008. The overwhelming success and popularity of the Monster Hunter franchise together with a renewed focus on co-operative play has gained this title tremendous support. Also, in addition to new regions and monsters, the introduction of the Felyne Comrade System along with the ability to transfer data over from "Monster Hunter Freedom 2" has been very well-received. This has resulted in more a million units being moved in only 6 days since the game’s release. We anticipate that this title will be a long-seller, as have all of the games in the Monster Hunter franchise.

 As always, we at Capcom will continue to strive to develop new and original games that appeal to a broad audience around the world while expanding our properties for multiple platforms. We believe that by bringing the "Monster Hunter" series to multiple platforms, it will help the franchise reach an even greater number of users eager for its unique gameplay.

 

【Product Details】
1. Title(1) Monster Hunter Freedom 2G
(2) Monster Hunter Freedom 2G PSP® Pack
(PSP® Slim & Lite Entertainment Pack)
2. GenreHunting Action
2. Platforms PSP® (PlayStation®Portable)
3. Release Date March 27, 2008

* "PlayStation" and "PSP" are registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment.

 

 

 

Inquiries regarding the above information may be directed to:

Capcom Co., Ltd.
Public Relations Office (Ryosuke Tanaka or Rie Tamai)
(Address) 3-1-3, Uchihiranomachi, Chuo-ku, Osaka, 540-0037, Japan
(Tel)+81-6-6920-3623 (Fax) +81-6-6920-5108

 

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