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Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate Off-TV And Cross-Region Play Update Is Live

by Curtis Bonds - April 15, 2013, 6:15 pm PDT
Total comments: 2 Source: http://www.capcom-unity.com/dubindoh/blog/2013/04/..., Capcom-Unity

Hunt with your friends across the Atlantic all from the comforts of your GamePad!

Capcom has announced that the Off-TV and cross-region play update for Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate is now available for the Wii U. 

The update adds the much-requested ability for North American players to play with European players, and vice-versa. The update also adds Off-TV Play, which allows you to play the game solely on the Gamepad. Capcom originally stated that they didn't plan on adding this functionality, due to how seamless and essential dual-screen play is to the experience, but eventually gave into the fans' demands.

The update should download and install  automatically when you boot up the game from the Wii U menu. Once complete, go under the Options from the main menu, then select Game Settings. From here, select the Wii U GamePad option, and choose Type 2. Type 2 will act as a mirror to the action on the TV, thus allowing Off-TV play.

Talkback

SchadenfreudeApril 16, 2013

You have to do this EVERY TIME you want to play off-TV. It doesn't save the setting from what I can tell. Such BS.

CericApril 16, 2013

Yeah, its a little clunky.  They should have used the space they aren't using on the Gamepad to add a Off-TV button.

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