The subsequent main launch from Pokémon Go developer Niantic is launching very quickly. The studio introduced at present that Monster Hunter Now, a collaboration with Capcom, will likely 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 really work, together with the weapons that’ll be obtainable at launch (sword and defend, nice sword, lengthy sword, hammer, mild bowgun, and bow) and the way the cycle of looking and gearing up will play out. Monster Hunter Now additionally has a intelligent function known as paintball, the place gamers can mark monsters they arrive throughout to allow them to battle 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 greatest 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.