Witness a Monster Hunter: World Dream Match at TGS 2018

August 23, 2018Written by Lucas White

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We’re still in the middle of gamescom 2018, but that doesn’t mean the endless hustle of running events stops for companies like Capcom. Tokyo Game Show is coming in September 2018, and Capcom has launched a website featuring its plans for the event. In addition to playable demos and livestreams for its upcoming titles, the ultimate conclusion to Capcom’s multi-national Monster Hunter: World competitions will take place.

Here are the official details, translated courtesy of Gematsu:

■ Lineup

  • Devil May Cry 5 (PS4, Xbox One, PC) – Playable, Stage Event, Live Stream
    • Playable on both PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and with Japanese voice-overs.
  • Mega Man 11 (PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC) – Playable, Stage Event, Live Stream
    • Playable on both PlayStation 4 and Switch, with four stage choices and three difficulty options.
  • Resident Evil 2 (PS4, Xbox One, PC) – Playable, Stage Event, Live Stream
    • Attendees can choose to play as Leon Kennedy or Claire Redfield.
  • Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection (PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC) – Playable, Stage Event, Live Stream
    • All 12 titles within the collection are playable.

■ Schedule

Monster Hunter: World Dream Match at Tokyo Game Show 2018

On September 23, on the main stage at the Capcom booth, Capcom will host the Monster Hunter: World Dream Match at Tokyo Game Show 2018, where the five hunter teams who have won the Monster Hunter: World tournaments held in the Japan, Korea, America, Taiwan, and Hong Kong regions will gather and challenge two new “Dream Match” quests. A winner will be decided based on each team’s clear times of the two quests.

Each Dream Match quest will be available for everyone who owns Monster Hunter: World to challenge starting August 24 at 09:00 JST and ending September 28 at 08:59 JST. The two quests are as follows:

  • Challenge Quest: “Monster Hunter: World Event: Chaos and the End of Law”
    • Hunter Rank: 16 or higher
    • Field: Arena
    • Weapons: Hammer, Hunting Horn, Lance, Insect Glaive, and Light Bowgun
    • Monster: Bazelgeuse
  • Challenge Quest: “Monster Hunter: World Event: The Hunter and the Blue Queen”
    • Hunter Rank: 16 or higher
    • Field: Arena
    • Weapons: Great Sword, Sword and Shield, Gunlance, Charge Axe, and Heavy Bowgun
    • Monster: Lunastra

Other Stage Events

Various other stage events are also planned. Please look forward to the full schedule at a later date.

[Source: Capcom via Gematsu]