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Capcom is not bringing Monster Hunter XX for Switch to the west

Discussion in 'Monster Hunter' started by Marc, Jun 14, 2017.

  1. Marc

    Marc Chocolate milk :3 Forum Management

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    I made a thread about Monster Hunter XX for the Nintendo Switch some time ago and I, including others, were extremely hyped for it, especially since it supports cross-play between the 3DS and Switch.

    Unfortunately, Capcom has no plans on bringing the game to the west :/
    Source: https://www.gamespot.com/articles/e3-2017-capcom-not-bringing-switch-version-of-mons/1100-6450954/

    This sucks.
  2. Hayleia

    Hayleia Nintendo 3DS Legend Towns Folk

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    I was not a fan of X so I don't really mind XX not being localized. Especially now that World has been announced.
  3. Gameru

    Gameru Nintendo 3DS Addict Towns Folk

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    Localizing Monster Hunter XX to the west for either the Nintendo Switch or the 3ds would bring in stacks of cash especially for the Switch.

    Either they are making MH5 for the Switch built from the ground up or they are keeping quiet for whatever reason the development team may have.

    Hope they were just pulling our legs and release an MH game on the switch.
  4. EstebanTill2

    EstebanTill2 Nintendo 3DS Legend Towns Folk

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    I was really hyped and excited about this news, but when I Heard they were not going to bring it to the west I was like WHATT??? I mena, seriously, I think this is going against the nintendo switch policy of being región free, which is the best thing they come up with lately! But how could this be posible, they must push capcom to reléase the game on the west. This is something that leaves me wondering about the so called 'support' to the nintendo switch.
  5. Ace

    Ace Aaannnd boom! goes the Dynamite. Towns Folk

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    This news doesn't affect me. (Partly because of my current region, but mostly that I don't care about Monster Hunter.)
  6. KalTurahk

    KalTurahk Time Lord Towns Folk

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    Yeah, I was really bummed hearing about this. I was looking forward for Generations with G-rank... and on the switch! *sigh*
    I guess I'll just wait for MH World then...
  7. Ashkil

    Ashkil Space Cowboy Towns Folk

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    Give it some time. Sales always convince otherwise
  8. Wariomovie

    Wariomovie Wario Monger Towns Folk

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    I think that it is extremely strange that Capcom would not bring an additional installment to one of its more famous modern series to the west, as it is a far larger (and thus more lucrative) market than the significantly smaller Eastern market. However, that was Capcom's decision to make, though I do not understand their reasoning.
  9. Hayleia

    Hayleia Nintendo 3DS Legend Towns Folk

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    Actually no, I find it strange that they brought X. They were used to releasing the "base" version in Japan, then the "G" version in Japan, and then the "U" version in the West. So "X" had nothing to do in the West. If XX is only a "G" version and not a "U" one, then it has nothing to do in the West either and it's only surprising that X came out here.
  10. ToastPainter_3

    ToastPainter_3 GSG-9 Counter-Terrorism Towns Folk

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    Pray and hope. It'd be a major loss for Capcom if they didn't release it.