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patjuan32 said:
TheSource said:

Media Create has MH3 20k higher than Famitsu this week, over a 20% difference. Makes me think they'll have Wii higher than Famitsu, as I find it strange that Wii was the only console not to jump on Obon. The others all jumped as expected. I wasn't expecting more than a 15% rise for Wii since MH3 is falling, but we'll have to see what MC has.

ttp://www.inside-games.jp/ranking/weekly.php?week=116

Media Create Sales: Aug 10-16, 2009

01./03. [NDS] Dragon Quest IX: Defenders of the Starry Sky (Square Enix) - 127,000 / 3,644,000
02./05. [NDS] Tomodachi Collection (Friend Collection) (Nintendo) - 126,000 / 728,000
03./06. [WII] Wii Sports Resort (Nintendo) - 105,000 / 1,006,000
04./02. [WII] Monster Hunter 3 (Capcom) - 93,000 / 750,000
05./01. [PS2] SD Gundam G Generation Wars (Namco Bandai) - 57,000 / 233,000
06./04. [PSP] Tales of Versus (Namco Bandai) - 35,000 / 168,000
07./13. [NDS] Puyo Puyo 7 (SEGA) - 29,000 / 109,000
08./14. [PSP] Monster Hunter Portable 2 G (BEST) (Capcom) - 27,000 / 889,000
09./09. [NDS] Color Changing Tingle's Balloon Trip of Love (Nintendo) - 18,000 / 51,000
10./17. [NDS] Penguin no Mondai X: Tenkuu no 7 Senshi (A Penguin's Troubles X: 7 Warriors of the Sky) (Konami)

11./10. [PS2] J-League Winning Eleven 2009 Club Championship (Konami)
12./12. [NDS] Blood of Bahamut (Square Enix)
13./07. [PS2] Kamen Rider: Climax Heroes (Namco Bandai)
14./16. [NDS] Welcome Home! Chibi-Robo! Happy Rich Big Cleaning! (Nintendo)
15./08. [WII] SD Gundam G Generation Wars (Namco Bandai)
16./26. [WII] Mario Kart Wii (Nintendo)
17./18. [PSP] Armored Core 3 Portable (From Software)
18./23. [WII] Wii Fit (Nintendo)
19./21. [PS2] Pro Yakyuu Spirits 6 (Konami)
20./20. [PSP] Boku no Natsuyasumi 4 (My Summer Vacation 4): Youth Detective Group in Seto - Me and the Secret Map (SCEI)
21./11. [360] Magna Carta 2 (Namco Bandai)
22./27. [NDS] Pokemon Platinum (Pokemon Co.)
23./38. [NDS] Mario Kart DS (Nintendo)
24./33. [WII] Taiko Drum Master Wii (Namco Bandai)
25./00. [WII] Hagane no Renkinjutsushi: Akatsuki no Ouji (Fullmetal Alchemist: Prince of the Dawn) (Square Enix)
26./25. [PS3] Pro Yakyuu Spirits 6 (Konami)
27./15. [WII] EA Sports Active: Personal Trainer Wii: 30-Day Lifestyle Reform Program (Electronic Arts Victor)
28./39. [NDS] New Super Mario Bros. (Nintendo)
29./41. [NDS] Mario & Luigi RPG 3!!! (Nintendo)
30./29. [PS3] Red Faction: Guerilla (Spike)

Why are the life time sales of Monster Hunter 3 so different in Famitsu and Media Create? Famitsu has it at 793,000 while Media Create has the game at 750,000. It's a difference of 43k. Is this discrepancy normal?

It's pretty standard to see a ~10% difference.