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Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate launches Feb. 13

Owen S. Good is a longtime veteran of video games writing, well known for his coverage of sports and racing games.

Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate will launch on the Nintendo 3DS on Feb. 13, Capcom announced today. A bundle including the game and a Monster Hunter-themed New Nintendo 3DS XL also will be available on the same day for $229.99, Nintendo announced.

Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate will drawn on the Japan-only Monster Hunter 4G but is expected to have more content. Features like the ability to hunt with up to three friends online, the new C-stick functionality, as well as local wireless co-operative play also were highlighted.

Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate will also launch a demo soon, featuring all 14 weapon classes in the game (two are new) and a tutorial introducing beginners to the series.

Monster Hunter 4 launched in Japan in September 2013, and was followed by Monster Hunter 4G in October 2014. Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate will feature Mega ManLegend of Zelda and Metroid-themed skins for players and companions.

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