Monster Hunter Championship 2017 to Feature Upcoming Capcom Titles and Exclusive amiibo Awards

The upcoming Japanese Monster Hunter Championships are set to run in late April through May and feature the two latest Monster Hunter titles. Players will compete in Monster Hunter XX to see who can get the best time on select challenges and then go head to head in Monster Hunter Stories to prove who has the strongest teams. The winners of the Monster Hunter Stories battles will receive special amiibo made especially for the event, with first place receiving a gold amiibo and the runner up receiving a silver. For those attending, some special Monster Hunter themed item packs will be distributed throughout the event.

For those who might not have brought a game along with them, two upcoming Capcom titles will also be available for attendees to try out which includes Dai Gyakuten Saiban 2: Naruhodou Ryuunosuke no Bokken for 3DS and Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers for Nintendo Switch.

You can check out all the dates and locations for the championships below in addition a video showcasing the special gold and silver Monster Hunter Stories amiibo.

April 23 – Tokyo
April 30 – Nagoya
May 5 – Fukuoka
May 14 – Osaka
May 21 – Sendai
May 27 – Sapporo
June 25 – Finals for Monster Hunter XX only