So far, this is a Japan-only affair, but judging by how Capcom has handled previous Monster Hunter launches, expect to hear news about a Western release within three to six months.
Capcom is expected to reveal more details on this release very soon.
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The last Monster Hunter game to grace consoles was Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, which came out for the Wii U in 2013.
There's no word for now on when Monster Hunter XX will land on Switch.
The second most exciting crossover is Okami, probably because it is one of my favorite games. The game is visually stunning and its extraordinary flexibility gives players the elbow room to switch between the high definition version and the original arcade graphics. If nothing else, Okami is a character worth trying out for the sake nostalgia.
What are your thoughts on Monster Hunter XX heading to the Switch and potentially skipping the 3DS in the West? In an interview with Toyokeizei, Capcom COO Haruhiro Tsujimoto outlined the company's plans for releasing games on the Switch.