Capcom has announced via Twitter that they are reducing the price of the digital download version of Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate by a whopping 50%. This fantastic deal will only be available for four days. Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate is 50 percent off until 9 a.m. on September 22th for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U. Wii U: $29.99/€29.99 /£24.99 (50% off) 3DS: $19.99/€19.99 /£17.99 (50% off)
Popular online retailer Amazon has reduced the price of the highly regarded Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate Wii U from $59.99 to $39.99. The game features all-new monsters, equipment and weapons and over 200 action-packed quests to tackle, Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate is the most expansive game in the series to date. The game currently has an average review score of 82 percent on online review aggregator, Metacritic.
Capcom’s Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate on Nintendo 3DS is full of spectacular action, with dozens of monsters, hundreds of quests and thousands of weapons and armour pieces all waiting to be discovered. And while it’s a great solo experience, it’s even better in local wireless multiplayer, where four nearby players can all team up to conquer huge beasts together. Now it’s even easier to assemble a squad of hunters thanks to our Monster Hunter: Gift & Hunt Together Promotion.
If you register Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate (Nintendo 3DS version) with Club Nintendo before 22:59 (UK time) on 30th June, you’ll be able to receive a Recommendation Code which you can pass along to a friend. If your friend registers a Nintendo 3DS or Nintendo 3DS XL system between 23:01 (UK time) on 3rd June and 22:59 (UK time) on 31st July 2013, and enters the Recommendation Code before 22:59 (UK time) on 5th August 2013, he/she will be eligible to receive a free Download Code for Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate on Nintendo 3DS.
Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate for the Nintendo 3DS is back in stock within the UK at various retailers. The popular action adventure franchise hit a virtual bump in the road when it was released last month, as stocks quickly diminished for both the 3DS and Wii U versions. Nintendo UK tweeted the following yesterday: “We’re pleased to confirm that further stock of Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate for Nintendo #3DS is now available at various retailers #MH3U”. The Wii U version was replenished earlier this week.
Nintendo UK has revealed that Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate is now back in stock at UK retailers. The well received game had been suffering from stock shortages and an apology was issued by Nintendo Europe president Satoru Shibata. Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate is now available to purchase at a number of retailers including GAME, Amazon and ShopTo. The Wii U version of the game has been updated with a patch which includes off-TV play and cross region support with North American players.
Nintendo has announced that there’s a new update available for the Wii U version of Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate. Once players perform the latest update, they’ll be able to play the entire game on the Wii U GamePad, via off-TV play. Furthermore, the update allows multiplayer between Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate players in Europe and North America.
Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate update alert! Today’s update adds off-TV play and allows NA/Europe multiplayer.
— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) April 16, 2013
[Shibata] I'd like to apologise for the current stock shortage due to high demand of Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate at retail. (1/3)—
Nintendo UK (@NintendoUK) April 03, 2013
Nintendo France has apparently confirmed that Wii U sales have tripled due to the release of Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate. MCV previously reported that Wii U sales in the UK had increased by 125% due to Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate and the HMV price cut, which saw the console retail for £199.99 with ZombiU and Nintendo Land. Good news for both Nintendo UK and Nintendo France.
Nintendo of America has released a Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate launch trailer to celebrate the game’s release in North America today. The game brings all-new monsters, equipment and weapons and over 200 action-packed quests to tackle, Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate is the most expansive game in the series to date. The game launches in Europe on March 22nd.
UK games publication GamesTM has awarded the long-awaited Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon a very favourable nine out of ten. The publication says that the game “shows that prehistoric Mario how it’s done”. GamesTM also reviewed Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, which it awarded a respectable seven out of ten. They said that the game is ”an accessible path into a punishing world.”