Monster Hunter Online to Launch Closed Beta Test on April 21
Tencent Games has announced on UP2015 that the next closed beta test named "Awakening" for its CryEngine 3 title Monster Hunter Online will start on April 21. Some Chinese media sat down with the Monster Hunter Online Chinese producer Weishi Tao and talked about the upcoming Closed Beta Test.
Tencent will invite more players to experience the latest version of Monster Hunter Online including several new monster such as Basarios and Red Khezu in this closed beta phase. Apart from PC version, Tencent will also release Monster Hunter Online browser and mobile titles, in which the game content and account info will be shared by the hunting center. To provide more casual and diverse play styles, the browser and mobile versions will be the Simulation Game or Trading Card Game rather than action role-playing game. However final versions for browser and mobile have not been confirmed, please stay tuned for update.
Tencent official hunting center website has also been launched today. If you have a QQ account, you are able to access hunting center and fulfill various quests to earn hunter points. Once you earn enough hunter points, you can exchange Monster Hunter Online themed gifts and also closed beta keys.