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Capcom Announces Monster Hunter: World

Capcom is bringing their Monster Hunter series to Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC in 2018. The title will be the first game in the series will also be the first game in the series with a worldwide simultaneous launch window. Check out the E3 trailer below.

Monster Hunter: World delivers a seamless gameplay experience allowing players to move freely across map areas that comprise the living ecosystems and dynamically transition from day to night. The landscape and its diverse inhabitants play a critical role in each quest as players strategically use the surrounding environment including terrain, vegetation, and wildlife to their advantage in battle or become hindered by the hazards they present. Hunters must use their cunning and abilities to track and maneuver their targets throughout the intense, evolving battles.

With flexible online multiplayer options and an accessible quest structure, players can tackle challenges alone or join up to three other hunters online for cooperative play. For the first time in the Monster Hunter™ series, players from Japan and the West can play together online, providing an expanded base of cooperative hunting companions. With the new online drop-in functionality, solo players can hail for assistance from the worldwide group during quests when their opponents are too daunting to take on single-handedly.

PlayStation 4 fans will get special content unique to their version of the game at a later date. Keep it locked to RW for additional details as they become available.