Monster Hunter Stories 1.3 Update Will Come to Japan This Winter

The next big update for Monster Hunter Stories will feature plenty of new content.

Monster Hunter Stories, the monster-raising RPG spin-off of Capcom’s popular Monster Hunter franchise, will receive another big update in Japan this winter. The 1.3 update will include new monsters to fight, new monsties to obtain, more character customization options based on characters from the anime series, new floors to challenge in the tower of illusion, and some new story content featuring the Black Riders from the second season of the anime series.

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In July, Monster Hunter Stories received the 1.2 update alongside an updated physical re-release known as Monster Hunter Stories 1.2 Renewal Edition which included previously unobtainable monsties and new customization options.

Monster Hunter Stories released in North America and Europe on September 8, 2017. At this time, it is unknown when or if the West will receive these updates.

Monster Hunter Stories is available physically at your local video game retailer and digitally through the Nintendo 3DS eShop.

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Erroll Maas
Writer pursuing a career in Games & Entertainment media. Specialties include coverage of non-Pokémon monster taming RPGs, event coverage, indie game coverage, and coverage of various Japanese games.