Capcom will release the version 1.2 update for Monster Hunter Stories in Japan on July 26, the company announced. A physical re-release of Monster Hunter Stories, called Monster Hunter Stories Ver. 1.2 Renewal Edition, will launch the following day on July 27 for 3,990 yen.
The update includes the following new additions:
- Newly added Otomon (monsters) – Teostra, Kushala Daora, and Rajang have been added.
- Additional parts to customize your appearance and the ability to change your gender – You can change your gender at your house, allowing you to try out each gender’s armor. Customization parts that reflect the appearance of characters that appear in the game, as well as equipment that lets you change completely into them have also been added. Parts have also been added that allow you to change your appearance to look like Hakum Village Riders Jini, Hyoro, and Mil from the TV anime Monster Hunter Stories: Ride On.
- Otomon previously only available as downloadable content now obtainable at the “Monster Nest” after clearing the game – Oroshi Kirin, White Monoblos, Glavenus, and Molten Tigrex can be obtained.
- Monster Hunter XX Save Data Bonus – If you have save data from Monster Hunter XX on your 3DS, you will get a Barufaruku costume for Nabiru.
Users who purchase Monster Hunter Stories Ver. 1.2 Renewal Edition will receive a bonus of three Otomon as downloadable content, including Jini’s Kut-Ku, Mil’s Azure Rathalos, and Hyoro’s White Monoblos.
Monster Hunter Stories is available now for 3DS in Japan, and will launch this fall in North America and Europe.
Watch a trailer and TV spot for Monster Hunter Stories Ver. 1.2 Renewal Edition below.