Forums - Sales Discussion - MHW: 60% outside Japan, 30% Digital of total 5 million sales in 3 days

Look like it has already beaten Capcom expectation of MHW



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Definitely looks like it'll be reaching that 10 million mark... did it really sell 5 million already? If shipped, how can "30% digital" be shipped?

That is extremely impressive if true, shot right past Horizon and closing in on BotW in about a week.



Wait i'm confused. Are they changing the statement from sold to shipped or vice versa?



AngryLittleAlchemist said:
Wait i'm confused. Are they changing the statement from sold to shipped or vice versa?

I'm confused as well, especially given it lists "30% digital". How can digital be shipped?



Johnw1104 said:
AngryLittleAlchemist said:
Wait i'm confused. Are they changing the statement from sold to shipped or vice versa?

I'm confused as well, especially given it lists "30% digital". How can digital be shipped?

That's actually common. When including shipped figures companies usually include digital sales in the figures. 



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Johnw1104 said:
AngryLittleAlchemist said:
Wait i'm confused. Are they changing the statement from sold to shipped or vice versa?

I'm confused as well, especially given it lists "30% digital". How can digital be shipped?

When they report sold. It is Shipped + Digital. Of course digital is sold through, but the number they provide is what the company gained, not necessarily what the end consumer bought. 



 

AngryLittleAlchemist said:
Johnw1104 said:

I'm confused as well, especially given it lists "30% digital". How can digital be shipped?

That's actually common. When including shipped figures companies usually include digital sales in the figures. 

 

Acevil said:
Johnw1104 said:

I'm confused as well, especially given it lists "30% digital". How can digital be shipped?

When they report sold. It is Shipped + Digital. Of course digital is sold through, but the number they provide is what the company gained, not necessarily what the end consumer bought. 

Ah, ty



Johnw1104 said:
AngryLittleAlchemist said:
Wait i'm confused. Are they changing the statement from sold to shipped or vice versa?

I'm confused as well, especially given it lists "30% digital". How can digital be shipped?

That would mean shipped + digital. That's what shipped figures usually are, the + digital part isn't always specified though.

 

As for the topic itself... that makes that supposed 2m figure for Japan including digital seem very unlikely. If it's 30% digital worldwide, why would one of the countries with the lowest digital ratios (typically around 15%) suddenly have a digital sales ratio higher than the west? Seemed fishy to begin with, but this definitely suggests it's not that high.

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Bet Shiken that COD would outsell Battlefield in 2018. http://gamrconnect.vgchartz.com/post.php?id=8749702

Fucking BEAST.

10 million lifetime gonna happen, one week ago i thought this was way too much, but right now looks like a realistic goal!



2020 predictions: NSW 21m, PS5 6m, XSX 4.5m, PS4 9m, XB1 3m
(PS5 and XSX predictions will most likely change after we know enough about them)

These MHW news keep getting better and better.
So 2mil Japan and 3 m in the west.