Ultra Kaiju Monster Rancher coming west in 2022A digital-only release.
Publisher Bandai Namco and developer Koei Tecmo will release monster raising simulation game Ultra Kaiju Monster Rancher for Switch via Nintendo eShop in 2022 in the west, the company announced.
In Japan and Asia, Ultra Kaiju Monster Rancher is due out both physically and digitally in 2022. The Asian version will include English language support.
Here is an overview of the game, via Bandai Namco:
Ultra Kaiju Monster Rancher is a brand-new collaboration between Ultraman, a famous Japanese Tokusatsu work, and Monster Rancher, a popular role-playing simulation series.
This new game introduces the iconic “Ultra Kaiju” such as Alien Baltan, Zetton, and Gomora to the popular gameplay mechanics of raising and battling monsters from the Monster Rancher series.
- Discover Many Types of Ultra Kaiju – Summon your Kaiju by searching the digital CD database or scanning NFC-compatible cards and more.
- Raise and Train Your Ultra Kaiju – Explore and train to unleash the full strength of your Ultra Kaiju. Players can enjoy unique and cute movements of Ultra Kaiju that are not usually seen in the original Ultraman series.
- Battle to Become the Ultimate Kaiju Trainer – Compete in tournaments to test your skills.
- Combining Ultra Kaiju – Combine Ultra Kaijus to unlock new variations, including a Zetton-patterned Gomora! Over 200 types of Kaiju to be discovered.
If you missed our previous coverage, read more about the game here.
Watch a new trailer below.