The subsequent main launch from Pokémon Go developer Niantic is launching very quickly. The studio introduced as we speak that Monster Hunter Now, a collaboration with Capcom, can be obtainable globally on September 14th, launching on each iOS and Android.
The announcement was made as a part of a prolonged presentation detailing extra about how the sport will truly work, together with the weapons that’ll be obtainable at launch (sword and defend, nice sword, lengthy sword, hammer, gentle bowgun, and bow) and the way the cycle of searching and gearing up will play out. Monster Hunter Now additionally has a intelligent characteristic referred to as paintball, the place gamers can mark monsters they arrive throughout to allow them to struggle them later.
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The launch comes at a pivotal time for Niantic, which has largely struggled to duplicate the success of Pokémon Go, which stays its largest hit. In June, the corporate introduced employees layoffs, together with the shuttering of its LA studio and the closure of two video games: NBA All-World and the in-development Marvel Heroes. This got here not lengthy after the launch of Peridot, an authentic Niantic property within the type of a digital pet recreation.
As for Monster Hunter Now, gamers can preregister now on each iOS and Android to obtain some in-game bonuses when it launches.