Monster Hunter: World Gets Release Date, Pre-Order Details

Monster Hunter World
Capcom has announced the release date for their upcoming title Monster Hunter: World.

The game will come out for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on January 26, 2018. A PC release will occur at a later date.

As of today, Capcom will begin pre-orders, which include bonus incentives for the standard version of the game or the newly announced Digital Deluxe and physical Collector’s editions. Those that pre-order at select retailers can get the Origin Set Armor and the Fair Wind Charm talisman, which offer improved starting defense and offense stat boosts for the hunter, as well as a useful gathering skill. Those that pre-order the digital version on the PlayStation 4 will get access to a custom theme.

According to the press release, the Deluxe Edition for North America, which will retail for $69.99, includes the digital game along with additional customizable options that can be used in-game. These options include a Samurai Set skin, three gestures, two sticker sets, and an extra face paint and hair style option for the hunter. The PlayStation 4 version of this edition will also includes 14 weapon-themed PSN avatars. The content found in the Digital Deluxe Edition will also be available for purchase separately on January 26.

For those who want more, the North American physical Collector’s Edition includes a physical copy of the game, a voucher for all of the customizable options from the Digital Deluxe Edition, a 32 page art book that is hardcover, a high-quality flagship monster statue, and digital soundtrack code all bundled in a custom collector’s box. This will retail for $149.99.

[infobox style=’success’ static=’1′]Source: Press Release[/infobox]

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