Nintendo 3DS

Monster Hunter X Won’t Feature Monster Subspecies



Monster Hunter X brings a variety of new gameplay elements with Hunting Styles, Hunting Arts, and even lets you play as a Felyne. It will, however, not have any subspecies, as revealed in the latest issue of Nintendo Dream. [Thanks, Game Memo, via Hachima.]


The information comes from an interview in the magazine, where the developers said “it depends on what exactly you consider a subspecies,” but for example, monsters listed as “Rathalos Subspecies” and other “subspecies” won’t make an appearance in the game.


Capcom explained that the reason is because they want to add more variety of regular monsters, rather than adding more monster subspecies, instead.


Monster Hunter X will release for the Nintendo 3DS in Japan on November 28th, 2015.

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