Monster Hunter XX Announced for 3DS; Gets New Trailer

on October 27, 2016 9:13 AM

Today, Capcom announced Monster Hunter XX, a follow up to Monster Hunter Generations (Monster Hunter X in Japan), for 3DS during its Monster Hunter-focused Nintendo Direct. The newest entry will launch in Japan on March 18th for 5,800 yen at retail, or at 5,546 yen if purchased digitally.

Monster Hunter XX is set to add two new Hunting Styles: the Brave Style and one more unannounced Hunting Style which will be revealed on a later date. Further there will 14 new “Hunting Techniques” for all 14 weapons (more details in the future).

New fields have also been added, they include “Igun Peak,” a location high in the mountains as well as a new desert location.

Monster Hunter XX is also adding G-Rank, as well as two new main monsters: “Ouma Diablos” and “Balfark.” The former is a monster with large, parting horns, while the latter is a silver-winged monster with the ability to change wing forms.

Lastly, Prowler Mode actions have been enhanced. Prowlers can now jump off enemies and much more.

Monster Hunter XX is set to release in Japan on March 18, 2017 for Nintendo 3DS. There is currently no word on a Western release. Additionally, those with save data from Monster Hunter X/Monster Hunter Generations will get to transfer their save data over, and will receive a free Nabiru outfit for their Palicoes.

Check out the new trailer below:

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