Original 08/20/19 at 5:45 a.m.: The recently announced Monster Rancher port will be released digitally for Switch, iOS, and Android in 2019 in Japan, the latest issue of Weekly Famitsu reveals.
Monster Rancher first launched for the original PlayStation in 1997. This is a port of that title with new elements. Development is currently 70 percent complete.
Update 08/21/19 at 12:06 a.m.: Monster Rancher will cost 1,760 yen when it launches.
To generate monsters, you can search for CD names from a custom database through the network.
Players can also download and battle the monsters raised by breeders all over Japan. The Switch version also supports two-player battles with one Joy-Con per player.