Monster Hunter 4 delayed

Japanese release slips from March to summer 2013

Capcom has delayed the Monster Hunter 4 release date in Japan.


The 3DS exclusive, which was previously due to release in March 2013, will now launch next summer, the publisher announced today.

The move was "based on the decision that further quality enhancements are needed in order to meet the expectations and wishes of users".

The firm added: "Capcom apologises to all stakeholders and Monster Hunter fans who are anxiously awaiting this new game for this delay and asks for their understanding as development on this exciting title continues."

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