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Region Free Multiplayer Headed To Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate Next Week


As previously reported, Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate on the Wii U is getting an update patch that will allow the game to be played without a TV on the Wii U GamePad.


This same patch will also remove online multiplayer region restrictions and allow U.S. and European players to play with each other.


Capcom announced this morning that the patch will be released on April 16th. [Update: Exact timings are available here.]


Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.