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New Monster Hunter Game Reportedly Coming to Nintendo Switch

According to leaks, Capcom is likely to be working on a new Monster Hunter game for Nintendo Switch.

Earlier this month, developer/publisher Capcom has announced to show up at Tokyo Game Show to showcase upcoming highly-anticipated survival horror game Resident Evil VIII: Village and Street Fighter V: Champion Edition.

Reputed industry leaker AestheticGamer claims that Capcom has been secretly working on a Monster Hunter game for Nintendo Switch console for some time and planning to reveal it very soon, most probably during TGS 2020 panel.

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New Monster Hunter Game Reportedly Coming to Nintendo Switch

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Having successfully leaked a series of accurate information on Resident Evil games previously, industry insider AestheticGamer aka Dusk Golem recently states that Capcom will be revealing a Monster Hunter game for Switch soon.

Responsible for modern-day Resident Evil remakes, a handheld compatible version of RE Engine will be running Switch version of Monster Hunter, probably getting rid of MT Framework engine that they used for many other MH series titles.

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AestheticGamer reveals news of Switch version of Monster Hunter, aside from loads of other information.


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In recent years, fantasy-themed action role-playing Monster Hunter game series became really popular among Western audience following release of Monster Hunter: World for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One back in 2018, followed by PC.

Even though Capcom never released MH: World for Switch yet, a spin-off game titled Monster Hunter Generations has made its debut on Nintendo handheld consoles a few years ago, which originally released in 2016 for Nintendo 3DS.

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Since there are no mainline Monster Hunter releases on Nintendo Switch so far, it would be a quite rational move for Capcom to exclusively develop a new one rather than simply porting over another classic title from their backlog.

Although such rumors should always be taken with a grain of salt without official confirmation, Nintendo fans can somewhat rely on Dusk Golem's report on a new Monster Hunter game for Nintendo Switch due to his accuracy in past.

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