Releasing a new video, Capcom
confirmed today that Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate
will arrive in retail stores in North America on March 19, 2013 and across Europe on March 22, 2013, for Wii U and 3DS. In Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, players take on the role of a hunter sent to explore a settlement within the Monster Hunter universe, completing quests on their journey to seek and slay monsters while improving their skills and earning equipment upgrades. 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.
In related news, free playable demos on the Wii U system and Nintendo 3DS will be available on February 21.
Update: screenshots from both Wii U
versions have been inserted in our gallery.