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Monster Hunter: World producer explains PC delay

Joe Donnelly
 

In just over two weeks' time Monster Hunter: World arrives on PS4 and Xbox One, despite being delayed on PC. We learned last week that developer Capcom is "aiming for an autumn 2018 release"—and now the game's producer Ryozo Tsujimoto has explained why. In conversation with our sister site GamesRadar, Tsujimoto explained that Monster Hunter: World is the development team's first PC game, and that considerations tied to PC servers and matchmaking have caused the game to be pushed back. "For the main Monster Hunter game, this is our first PC title and it’s something we want to make sure we get right," Tsujimoto tells GR.

 
 
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"So rather than have it taking up resources during the console development and not it not being able to have our full attention on it. We want to get console out the door and then we’re going to take some extra time and try and get the PC version as good as possible. "There's extra work you need

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