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The Pokémon Unite studio is preparing a Monster Hunter mobile game

TiMi Studio Group and Capcom are working on a Monster Hunter mobile game. TiMi is known to work on other games such as pokemon unite and honor of kings.

Monster Hunter has always been a popular franchise in Japan, but it gained explosive traction internationally with the 2018s. monster hunter world for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. As of September 30, the game has sold approximately 18.5 million units since release, making it by far the best-selling game in the franchise. Its expansion, Ice, sold about half to 9.7 million. Now it will expand its reach with a dedicated mobile game.

“The game in development will replicate the hunting actions that define the Monster Hunter series and provide players with a unique new gaming experience for mobile devices and phones,” studio TiMi said in a press release. “This first partnership between TiMi and Capcom will combine the experiences and strengths of both parties, allowing Monster Hunter to adapt to more platforms with the goal of giving global hunters – experienced or new – the freedom to hunt like they want it, anytime and anywhere.”

— TiMi Studio Group (@timistudios) November 8, 2022

The latest entry in the franchise, Rise of the Monster Hunter, was released in March 2021 for Nintendo Switch and January 2022 for PC. So far, it has sold 11.2 million units, and its expansion, Sunburn, sold 4.4 million units. Demand for Monster Hunter games is definitely high, so expanding the franchise’s audience to include mobile gamers makes sense.

Capcom has yet to officially announce any new Monster Hunter entries for the current-gen PS5 and Xbox Series. However, Electronic Arts and Koei Tecmo are releasing a Monster Hunter-like game called wild hearts next February that fans of the genre can look forward to.

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