Given that the game's a PSP title (where basically everyone is a pirate), that's a pretty high number. But then, this is a Metal Gear game that bares a passing resemblance to Monster Hunter... It should do fine, right?

Well, according to Tanaka, it's on track. However, this interview was conducted before the US and European releases of the game, so we'll have to wait a little while before we find out if the game met expectation.