JAPAN: Monster Hunter gets PSP bundles

Sony has announced that hugely popular multiplayer action RPG Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G is to be bundled with the PSP-3000 in two packs heading to Japanese retail.

Available in both red and blue flavours, the packs will include a copy of the game and the current version of Sony’s handheld and will cost YEN 21,000 ($220) according to Kotaku.

Both will be released in Japan on July 23rd.

Monster Hunter is one of the most successful modern game franchises in Japan, and Capcom has previously stated its intention to replicate that frenzy on this side of the globe.

Capcom and Sony have already confirmed that the game, known as Monster Hunter Freedom Unite in Europe, will be getting the PSP bundle treatment in the UK. The pack will include a silver PSP-3000 and a branded skin for the console.

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