PlayStation Vita will receive a Monster Hunter title in 2012, predicts Philippe Cardon, CEO of PlayStation France.
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), Cardon reckons the title will drop within the next few months, and feels Vita’s performance at launch would have been markedly different had Monster Hunter there from day one.
“The games available at launch in Japan do not correspond to the typology of the Japanese public. It lacks a particular game, Monster Hunter, scheduled for the coming months,” said Cardon.
“Had it been there from the start in Japan, the story would have been different.”
“We must put things into perspective and stay calm,” he continued.
Developed by Capcom, Monster Hunter has proven a massive success in the Land of the Rising Sun, and is largely attributed to PlayStation Portable’s continued success in the region. The most recent entry has sold over three million copies to date and remains a staple in the Japanese charts.
Monster Hunter 4 has been confirmed for 3DS, much to everyone’s surprise, though Capcom has yet to officially announce a new title for PS Vita.