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Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate Coming to Wii U and Nintendo 3DS on March 19th

by Joey Davidson | January 17, 2013January 17, 2013 8:00 pm PDT

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate is the expanded remake of Monster Hunter Tri that’s already out in Japan on both the Wii U and the Nintendo 3DS. Today, Capcom announced that international gamers will be able to dive into the world of Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate on the Wii U and 3DS on March 19th, 2013 in North America and March 22nd in Europe.

There’s a little crossplay action to be had between the two versions of Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, so we’ll let this line from Capcom’s email blast describe the details so as not to mince words:

The game can be played alone, online (up to four players) on the Wii U system, or locally using up to four Nintendo 3DS systems or a combination of up to three Nintendo 3DS systems and one Wii U system.

The Monster Hunter series is decently successful internationally, but commands an absurd amount of critical acclaim and commercial success in Japan. Monster Hunter Tri, the original version of Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, actually scored a 40 out of 40 in Famitsu magazine; that’s only the 11th time in the publications 20+ year history that a game has earned a perfect rating.

Will you be picking this one up? If so, which platform will you buy it for?

Joey Davidson

Joey Davidson leads the gaming department here on TechnoBuffalo. He's been covering games online for more than 10 years, and he's a lover of all...

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