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'Monster Hunter XX' Is Now Ready For Nintendo Switch

May 31, 2017 04:57 AM EDT


One of most megahits role-playing "Monster Hunter" is making its way to Nintendo Switch as a debut in Japan. Capcom confirmed that "Monster Hunter XX" will be the first game in the series to be available on the console.

According to US Gamer, "Monster Hunter XX" was released on Nintendo 3DS in Japan earlier this year. This game was an expansion of the 3DS game "Monster Hunter X," which is better to the western part of the globe as "Monster Hunter Generations."

Fans of "Monster Hunter" Generation called it as a tribute to the series' past, a stellar step forward into its future. "Monster Hunter" is recognizably huge in Japan where previous portable entries have dominated the sales chart for a month on end.

Sources revealed that "Monster Hunter" will be available on Nintendo's new hybrid home and handheld system. The game seems to have been well-received soon after Capcom announced that Nintendo Switch port of "Monster Hunter XX," where Nintendo's stock hit a nearly nine-year high.

According to Polygon, the shares from the Japanese firm close up at $300.72, which marks a 5.48 percent rise from the day before. This is the highest level since October 2008, where Nintendo added $2.2 billion to its market capitalization as a result of the share price move.

The stock price for Nintendo absolutely skyrocketed when Capcom announced that a new "Monster Hunter" was being ported from the Nintendo 3DS to the Switch for an August release because it shows a lot of promise from Nintendo in the potential future of their hybrid system.

For "Monster Hunter" game franchise, that's a huge bump that the outlet attributes directly to the game. Meanwhile, a release date for the game hasn't yet been confirmed for either Japan or Western part of the Earth. Most fans, players, and investors will react soon as the game will hit Nintendo Switch console.

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