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Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate dev on why the western release took so long

Posted on July 21, 2018 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch

Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate

Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate originally launched for Switch in Japan last August. A year later, the game is finally coming west.

For awhile, there had actually been quite a bit of uncertainty as to whether Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate would leave Japan. When Capcom was asked about localization, the company was rather quiet on the subject.

Everything changed in May when Capcom finally announced Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate for North America and Europe. But what took so long in the first place?

Producer Shintaro Kojima explained in an official interview:

“The Monster Hunter production team were working on Monster Hunter: World after the release of the Japanese Monster Hunter XX. But there was huge demand for a western version so we decided to bring it to the west.”

You can watch the full interview with Kojima here.

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Publisher: Capcom
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Release date: March 18, 2017 (JP, 3DS), August 28, 2018 (Switch)
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