Revealed in a press release that was published on Wednesday, July 2, both Nintendo and Capcom have announced a new distribution agreement to bring Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate to Europe for Nintendo 3DS and 2DS in early 2015.
Under the terms of the agreement, Nintendo will oversee the game’s sales, marketing, PR and distribution across Europe and Australia, and Capcom will be the game’s publisher.
Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate is the newest addition to the Monster Hunter series of games. In the game, players take on the role of a hunter who joins a travelling caravan to explore new lands and towns. This adventure is said to include hundreds of quests that provide a variety of extraordinary creatures to harvest valuable resources from in order create powerful weapons and equipment.
Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate is touted to be the biggest leap forward ever for the series, with more content and new features included than previously seen in earlier titles. Furthermore, players will be able to join with up to three friends over the internet via the Nintendo Network or a local wireless connection.
“Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate will take players to new heights, literally, with the introduction of more vertical and lateral movement than ever. An expanded repertoire of actions will create more dynamic hunting experiences with fluid climbing motions and the ability to jump attack from walls or ledges,” Nintendo stated in a press release.
“In addition, players will be able to ride atop a monster for a limited time as they hang on and deliver attacks. With the addition of two new weapon classes, challenging new monsters and numerous locales, Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate will be the most robust hunting experience yet.”
We’ll bring you more news on a specific release date for Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate should further information reach our ears. The most recent Monster Hunter game, Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, released on Nintendo 3DS and Wii U in March, 2013. Check out our Sean Engemann’s Wii U review of Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate.
[ Press release ]