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Capcom has been busy showing off a playable chunk of Monster Hunter World on the Gamescom 2017 show floor. Attendees have been able to run through two entire missions, from sharpening blades in base camp to tracking a monster, and finally hunting and killing both a giant Mudclad Barroth and a Jyuratodus. Capcom’s released the footage and it’s looking absolutely stunning.
Ladies and gentlemen, grab your bibs and associated dribble catching utensils. Capcom has unleashed a new trailer for Monster Hunter World, revealing the Wildspire Wastes area, and the only reasonable response is ‘Hnnngh’.
Capcom’s gone a bit trailer happy with Monster Hunter World, releasing no less than 16 new snippets, each detailing one of the available weapon types. They claim there are 14 distinct weapon types available, so either I can’t count, Capcom can’t count, or there are some duplicate videos but for the life of me, I can’t see any.
One of the standout announcements during Sony’s E3 2017 live conference was the reveal of Capcom’s Monster Hunter World. This wasn’t just some PS4 exclusive though, Monster Hunter World was also announced for both PC and Xbox One, the first time the franchise has hit these platforms outside of the Japanese exclusive MonHun Online.
While we can an all too brief look at Monster Hunter World during Microsoft’s E3 2017 press conference, behind closed doors the assembled throngs got to witness a far longer gameplay demonstration. It provides a deeper peek at some of MonHunt World’s game mechanics, as well as its larger, more open landscapes, which are like mini open worlds.
One of the few surprises speckled through Sony’s E3 2017 press conference was the announcement of Capcom’s Monster Hunter World. This is no PlayStation exclusive either; for the first time, Monster Hunter will be launching simultaneously worldwide for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.