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Street Fighter 6, Monster Hunter Stories and Exoprimal Featured at Capcom Highlights

Today, Capcom unveiled new details on a beastly combo of titles in its Capcom Highlights Day 2 video presentation. The broadcast unleashed the first look at Akuma ahead of his highly anticipated arrival in Street Fighter 6; tracked down when Monster Hunter Stories and Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin return on new platforms; and featured a dinosaur forecast for Exoprimal showcasing new modes, playable Exosuit variants, and a Mega Man series collaboration.

The full Capcom Highlights presentation is available to view on the official Capcom YouTube and Twitch channels.

Street Fighter 6, Monster Hunter Stories and Exoprimal Featured at Capcom Highlights
The Wait is Almost Over… Akuma Hits the Streets in Spring 2024

The demonic Akuma joins the Street Fighter 6 roster and rounds out the list of the award-winning fighting game’s Year 1 characters when he hits the streets starting in spring 2024! Players can throw hands with Akuma across all three game modes, including Fighting Ground, World Tour, and Battle Hub. We look forward to sharing much more on Akuma soon. And stay tuned later this year for captivating announcements on Year 2 content and potentially even some fun events coming to the Battle Hub!

Don’t forget to also check out this month’s Mega Man-themed Fighting Pass in the Street Fighter 6 Battle Hub. There’s a ton of content and rewards related to everyone’s favorite robot to explore, including this month’s Street Voter event, where players can vote on their favorite Mega Man game.

Lastly, it was announced that at Capcom Cup XI, the epic conclusion for this year’s upcoming Capcom Pro Tour (CPT) season, will once again award a $1 million grand prize to the Grand Finals winner! Good luck to all the competitors from around the world who are ready to test their mettle throughout the CPT 2024 season. Street Fighter League (SFL): Pro-JP 2024 is also welcoming three new teams – Crazy Raccoon, FUKUSHIMA IBUSHIGIN, and Yogibo REJECT – making it the most jam-packed season yet with 12 teams vying for the title. The SFL JP 2024 season starts this July!

Street Fighter 6 is available now for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, and PC via Steam.

Street Fighter 6, Monster Hunter Stories and Exoprimal Featured at Capcom Highlights

Monster Hunter Stories and Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin Soar to New Platforms This June

Get ready for the return of Monsties, as Monster Hunter Stories and Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin spread their wings onto new platforms this summer! The first entry in the series will bring its turn-based RPG action to Nintendo Switch™, PlayStation 4, and PC via Steam on June 14, 2024. The sequel, which is currently available for Nintendo Switch and PC, will also arrive on the same day for PlayStation 4.

Riders can expect an epic summer full of adventure with Monster Hunter Stories and its new features, including full Japanese and English voiceovers, seven new subtitle languages, a new Museum Mode that spans over 200 pieces of concept art, background music, and developer sketches, and title updates that were previously only available in Japan. Experience riding Monsties in stunning detail on larger screens, enhanced with refined modeling, textures, and lighting in high definition.

Riders can also partake in a new expedition with Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin, the thrilling second entry in the turn-based RPG series. Set in the expansive and dynamic world of Monster Hunter, players follow the footsteps of their grandfather Red, a legendary Rider, and ride Monsties with Ena, a Wyverian girl who has been entrusted with an egg with the potential to hatch into a Rathalos. This legendary monster holds immense power capable of wreaking havoc if its destructive abilities are unleashed. It’s up to players to test the bonds of friendship with Monsties and discover the hidden truths behind ancient legends.

Pre-orders for both titles will be available soon with special bonuses including Navirou’s King and Queen outfits for Monster Hunter Stories, as well as Ena’s Kamura Maiden outfit for Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin.

Street Fighter 6, Monster Hunter Stories and Exoprimal Featured at Capcom Highlights

Exoprimal Summons New Modes, a Mega Man Collab, and More in April

Exoprimal Title Update 4 is preparing for dimensional integration on April 17, 2024. The dino-blasting action game’s latest free content expansion is summoning two new game modes and six additional Exosuit variants to wield in the wargames. The coming season will also include a collaboration with the Mega Man series, which will roll out a rockin’ new boss battle and Blue Bomber-themed cosmetics.

The fresh modes debuting in Title Update 4 include:

  • “Time Loop Rebellion” – In this co-op challenge mode, 10 players take on the game’s final boss, the Behemoth, in an even more powerful form. By achieving certain feats in this high-difficulty mode, Exofighters can earn rewards, including golden “first class” Exosuit skins to display their combat mastery.
  • “Custom Match” – Players can create their own lobbies in this mode and select exactly which map and mission type they wish to play. These custom rooms can also be shared with players on different platforms, so friends can progress through the story in Dino Survival mode together and team up to take on Savage Gauntlet and Time Loop Rebellion. Custom Match also offers a new setting called “Quick Brawl,” which allows Exofighters to choose and jump straight into their favorite final missions – including those that are more PvP-focused.

Exoprimal Title Update 4 also introduces six shiny new Beta variant Exosuits, boosting the game’s playable roster to a total of 30, plus more modules and a mortar rig for further customization.

  • Zephyr Beta: Boost Claws
  • Vigilant Beta: Bowhunter
  • Krieger Beta: Blitz Cannon
  • Murasame Beta: Windcaller
  • Witchdoctor Beta: Plasma Shot
  • Nimbus Beta: Wild Bomb

Exoprimal is out now for Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Windows, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, and PC via Steam. It is also available with Xbox Game Pass for console, PC, and Cloud.

For more information, visit https://www.capcomusa.com/

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