Monster Hunter X announced via Japan only Nintendo Direct

Yesterday, Nintendo hosted a Nintendo Direct for Japan focusing on new and upcoming games exclusive the Nintendo consoles. It was during this presentation that Capcom announced Monster Hunter X (cross) and will feature new monsters, weapons, and attacks.

The game is currently a 3DS exclusive and is set to release “Winter 2015” in Japan, there was no mention of a North American or European release at this time. The last full Monster Hunter title was released in Japan in 2013 as Monster Hunter 4, which the west didn’t see until Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate which launched earlier this year.