Monster Hunter Riders now available in Japan

Capcom's new Monster Hunter smartphone RPG.

Monster Hunter Riders

Monster Hunter RPG Monster Hunter Riders is now available for iOS via the App Store and Android via Google Play in Japan. It is free-to-play with item-based micro-transactions.

Here is an overview of the game, via its store pages:

Story

A great calamity once attacked this land—.

10 dragon rider knights, later called “The Ten Great Dragon Knights,” saved the land from the great calamity—.

A new connection was formed between humans and monsters, and several hundred years passed…

But this continent of Felgia, where humans and monsters live in union, is about to once again become engulfed by a dark malice.

About

The story is set on the continent of Felgia, where humans and monsters live in union. Gather, raise, and combine familiar monsters from the Monster Hunter series with a unique ensemble of riders to form your own party and take on quests.

Combat uses a refreshing command battle system with flashy skills and that you can play smoothly.

The game combines smooth progression with refreshing command battles that employ flashy skills.

Nearly infinite party customization is possible through the combination of various components of monsters and riders.

Rathalos, Zinogre, Nargacuga, Glavenus, and other popular monsters from the Monster Hunter series will appear one after another. More monsters will be added through future updates.

As the leader of the Riders Guild special agency known as the “Dispatch Observation Party,” you will command monsters and riders, and solve the mystery of the dark riders undermining peace in Felgia.

Watch a set of trailers below.

Main Trailer

Short Trailers

Story

Battle

Training

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