Niantic and Capcom have announced the official launchscheduled for today, September 14, 2023, by Monster Hunter Nowthe new game in the famous series that has been developed specifically for mobile platforms on iOS e Androidbringing monster hunting directly into the real world thanks to AR technology.
Announced by Capcom and Niantic last April, Monster Hunter Now already has more than 3 million pre-registered users, as we have seen, which should provide a substantial player base already at the launch of the game scheduled for today on the App Store and Google Play.
Available in nine languages: Japanese, English, Korean, Traditional Chinese, French, Italian, German, Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese, Monster Hunter Now was designed specifically to be enjoyed primarily outdoors, as per tradition for Niantic.
The team made itself known throughout the world for Pokémon GO and Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, games that share much of the setting and underlying technology with Monster Hunter Now.
Monster Hunter Now, a screenshot of the game
Also in this case we find ourselves exploring the real world, based on maps true, looking for various creatures to hunt scattered around various places.
These can be viewed through the AR mode in augmented reality, thus seeing the classic monsters of the series appear within real scenarios on the smartphone display. A particularly important element of Monster Hunter Now is Group Hunting, which allows for various multiplayer interactions.
Through functions Friends and Groups, you can add users to your friends list and play together through invitations, as well as exchange content and cooperate in groups of 4 when you are nearby. Groups instead allow you to operate in “hunting parties” even remotely.
As in the chapters of the standard series, Monster Hunter Now also gives great importance toequipment of the players, allowing you to obtain rich rewards from killing monsters and to modify armor and weapons when necessary in order to better face the various threats that arise on the map.