• April 18, 2023
  • Press Release
  • 3-1-3, Uchihiranomachi, Chuo-ku
    Osaka, 540-0037, Japan
    Capcom Co., Ltd.
    Haruhiro Tsujimoto, President and COO
    (Code No. 9697 TSE Prime)

New Monster Hunter Series Mobile Game
Monster Hunter Now to Launch September 2023!
– Capcom seeks to expand its customer base with play experience
that leverages Niantic’s location-based data technology –

Capcom Co., Ltd. (Capcom) today announced that Monster Hunter Now, a new mobile game (for iOS/Android) in the Monster Hunter series, will launch worldwide in September 2023.

Monster Hunter Now is a new mobile game in the Monster Hunter series that offers players an approachable hunting experience that can be enjoyed as part of everyday life and is being developed and distributed by Niantic, a company that boasts expertise in cutting-edge fields such as location-based technology and augmented reality. In the game, players take on the role of hunters and embark on an adventure during which they hunt vividly lifelike monsters that appear in the real world. The game aims to deliver a new experience that blends the appeal of the Monster Hunter series with Niantic’s development technology, with features that allow players to team up with others for hunts, or to hunt monsters that were encountered while the app was closed later in their spare time. Monster Hunter Now is currently under development and looks to provide the fun of Monster Hunter to an even broader audience around the world.

Further, Monster Hunter Now is schedule to launch in September 2023, however a closed beta test will be carried out starting April 25 with registration to participate beginning today.

Capcom is committed to delivering further growth while aiming to create new business opportunities and maximize the value of its game content. The company will also continue to utilize its leading brands in the growing worldwide mobile games market.

About the Monster Hunter series:
The Monster Hunter series consists of hunting action games that pit players against giant monsters in beautiful natural environments. The series established a new genre in which players cooperate with their friends via a network and has since grown into a global phenomenon with cumulative sales of the series exceeding 90 million units shipped as of December 31, 2022.

[ Product Details ]

1. Title Monster Hunter Now
2. Genre Real world hunting action RPG
3. Platform Mobile devices (iOS/Android)
4. Release Date September 2023
5. Pricing Free-to-play (contains in-app purchases)