Release Date of “Monster Hunter 3” announced, with Package Design of Special Limited Edition

(This article was originally posted in Japanese at 10:32 May 14, 2009)

Monster Hunter 3(tri-), the new title for Wii console in popular Monster Hunter series was said to come out in Japan this summer. Today CAPCOM officially announced the release date.

Release of a special version package called "Monster Hunter 3 LIMITED EDITION" and giveaway freebies for first-purchasers were also announced.

Read on for details and pics.

According to CAPCOM's press release, Monster Hunter 3 will be released on August 1, 2009. The suggested retail price is 7,340 yen(USD 76.8) including tax.

Simultaneously released will be special package "Monster Hunter 3 Classic Controller PRO Pack" (JPY 8,490) bundled with the new Wii controller Classic Controller PRO, and "Monster Hunter 3 LIMITED EDITION"(JPY 9,440) sold exclusively at e-CAPCOM bundled with original goods.

Give away for the purchasers will be a "Monster Head Figure", chosen at random from three type.

The package design of "LIMITED EDITION".

Bundled with a DVD that includes a video footage of the game development and "Hunting Music Festival", the orchestra concert held on May 6th to celebrate the 5th anniversary of Monster Hunter franchise.

There are other special e-CAPCOM exclusive freebies to be bundled. Starts accepting pre-orders on May 15(Fri).

Also, a new trailer was posted on the game's official website. You can watch it from the following link.

Monster Hunter 3: Latest Trailer

There's a free "Monster Hunter Count Down Flash Clock" for waiting screen on cell phones available now at the game's official fan club "Mon-Hun Club". Downloadable until May 31, if you're using a Japanese cell phone.

QR Code for the site.

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