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*For a list of compatible devices, please see the "Compatibility" section in the game's description.

The worlds most exciting hunting action game, Monster Hunter Freedom Unite, is now available for iOS! Whether youre a rookie or veteran hunter, intuitive touch controls will help you tackle the biggest, baddest monsters out there. Let the hunt begin!

There are so many ways to progress through Monster Hunter Freedom Unite for iOS. With a multitude of quests to complete, you can choose to tackle something new, or go back and replay a quest youve already cleared with new weapons and tactics. How you play the game is really up to you!

Youll embark on quests with numerous objectives, from gathering items to slaying monsters. If youre successful, youll reap the spoils, which you can use to create and enhance weapons and armor. Once youve buffed up your character, youll be ready to take on even bigger quests!

Game Features
Simple Controls
The controls have been designed so you can intuitively perform complicated actions at the touch of a button!

Convenient Functions
A number of functions are included to assist you while you hunt, such as the target camera, which keeps monsters in your sights, and the pop-up icon, which indicates things you can interact with.

Improved Graphics
The games graphics have been optimized for iOS devices. Just wait until you see all of the beautiful environments for you to hunt in!

Online Play
You can go hunting with up to 4 players over Wi-Fi. When you run into a quest thats just too much for you to handle by yourself, call on your friends to join the hunt!
*Online (co-op) play is not supported over mobile data connections such as 3G.
*To get the best co-op gameplay experience, make sure you have a strong Wi-Fi connection.
*You must be signed in to Game Center to play online (co-op).

MFi Game Controller Support
Use the MFi Game Controller to get the best hunting experience!
*The MFi Game Controller is not compatible with iPhone 4S or iPad (3rd Gen).


iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPod Touch (5th Gen 32GB/64GB with Back Camera), iPad Air, iPad mini 2 with iOS 6 - iOS 7.1.
iPad (3rd Gen), iPad (4th Gen), iPad mini with iOS 6.1.3 - iOS 7.1.
iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3 with iOS 8.0 - iOS 8.1.1.

*Performance on an OS or device not listed above is not guaranteed.
*This title does not support the iPhone 4, iPod Touch (4th Gen), iPod Touch (5th Gen 16 GB), iPad (1st Gen), or iPad 2.
*It is possible to download this title to an iPhone 4, but performance is not guaranteed.

*Deleting this game from your device will erase the games save data.

Notice About the Lobi Chat Function
In light of system concerns, we are currently considering ending in-game functionality for Lobi Chat. We will provide an update when more information is available.

nicodemus82's comments:
Monster Hunter TAVERN
The place for all your online multiplayer needs:




あの国民的ハンティングアクションゲーム『モンスターハンターポータブル 2nd G』が、タッチ操作に対応。更に様々な便利機能を搭載し、満を持して登場!


『モンスターハンターポータブル 2nd G for iOS』には、決まった形のゲームクリアはありません。クエストと呼ばれる小さな目的がいくつも存在してお り、プレイヤーは、これらのクエストを次々に攻略していくことになります。一度、クリアしたクエストにも再 び挑戦できるので、何度でも繰り返して遊ぶことができます。

アイテムの納品やモンスターの狩猟などのクエストをこなし、手に入れたアイテムを使用して武器や防具の生産 及び強化を行い、次のクエストへ挑むというのが本ゲームの流れとなります。


大型モンスターを容易に画面に捉えることができる『ターゲットカメラ』や様々なアクションが行える場所を視 覚的に教えてくれる『ポップアイコン』などを搭載!


※3G回線などのモバイルデータ通信を利用した通信(協力)プレイには対応しておりませんので、ご注意くだ さい。

『モンスターハンターポータブル 2nd G for iOS』は、MFiゲームコントローラーに対応!
※MFiゲームコントローラーは、iPhone 4S、iPad(第3世代)ではご利用いただけませんので、ご注意ください。


・iOS6.0~iOS7.1を搭載した、iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c,
 iPod Touch(第5世代 32GB/64GB バックカメラあり), iPad Air, iPad mini(第2世代)
・iOS6.1.3~iOS7.1を搭載した、iPad(第3世代), iPad(第4世代), iPad mini(第1世代)

※iPhone 4 / iPod Touch(第4世代) / iPad 2以前, iPod Touch(第5世代 16GB)などは対応しておりません。
※iPhone 4ではダウンロードを行うことは可能ですが、動作保証の対象外となりますので、ご注意ください。

※本アプリを端末から削除してしまいますと、ゲームのセーブデータも一緒に削除されてしまいますので、ご注 意ください。
※オリジナル版に存在しました「コラボクエスト」や「コラボ装備」などは、本アプリには登場しませんので、 ご注意ください。


For those of you who don't read Japanese, this game is basically an enhanced version of Freedom Unite featuring improved graphics/camera and wireless controller support.

05-07-2014, 10:44 PM
Joined: Jun 2011
Location: Monster Hunter Island
Posts: 4,768

1) Is this a hack & slash game? Is it easy? Is it worth $15?
No, no and yes. You do hack and slash but the emphasis is on the word hunter. Imagine if you're hunting a dangerous gorilla in real life, this is similar to how the game plays. It's not easy but it feels satisfying when you win. There are some comparisons to Dark Souls but it's not exactly the same. There are also RPG elements and deep item / gathering system. And cats.

Is it worth the price? Yes. It's a full console port with improved everything. Even the controls are arguably much better and in many member's opinions near flawless.

2) How do I lock on to enemies? (credit: ExactPsience)
YouTube: video

Note: Lock on only works on big game monsters. Not regular enemies.

3) What's the best weapon?
There is no best weapon. I encourage everyone starting the game to try all the weapons. The point of the game is to find a weapon that suits your style, not a style someone else tells you to have. If you want to buy a weapon at a gun shop, you don't say "give me your strongest gun" but you'd rather try them yourself to see which one suits your needs. Or else you might get stuck running around fighting a Rathalos with a rocket launcher An infinite ammo bandana wouldn't save you if you can't figure out how to use your weapon.

4) How do I make / join rooms online?
You go to the guild hall (select ONLINE when entering). After that, you select your room type. If you want to play with a friend, you can make your own room by typing in any number on the lower field (your room code) and hit NO when it says it can't find your room. This will make a NEW room for you. Give you code to your friend to have them join and they will input the code in the same field. Hence, if someone gives you a room code, you can join by entering their code in that field. WARNING: The must unstable part of this game is room joining and connectivity. You may have to try multiple times to join or you may not be able to join at all.

5) What's the difference between Guild Hall quests vs Elder quests?
Guild Hall quests are generally harder versions of the Elder quests. They were made for multiple people to battle together (but you can still solo). Beating Guild Hall quests are the only way you can raise your hunter rank. Elder quests unlock other important things like farming sites.

6) What does XX armor skill do? (credit: Monster Hunter Wiki)

7) Where is XX resource? (credit:Hunting Grounds web)
Forest & Hills
The old tower &2

8) Can this be played Solo? Is it online only?
Good news is yes to both these questions. You can play the entire game offline and solo every quest. Quests in the guild are generally made for groups (harder monsters) but you can still play them solo. If you go solo you can also bring along a trusty cat to help you (who has his own skills and leveling system!).

9) Best Devices?
Works near flawlessly on ipod touch 5G, iphone 5 and above. Smooth framerates and near ZERO crashes. Excellent under the hood. I've played most of Capcom's ports and this is definitely their best port.

10) Installation Size
1.1-1.2 GB

11) Miscellaneous sample hunting videos (credit: ExactPscience)
YouTube: video Early Boss
YouTube: video Advanced Boss

12) How do I get stronger? What about equips?
You technically never change but you can increase max health and stamina with different items. Your character will never level up. You have weapons you can buy and upgrade that will pack your firepower. For defenses and different status abilities, you will need to buy armor. Armor and weapons are forged through ingredients from killing monsters.

13) Do you wear your enemies? Gross!
In detail: Humans and wyverns cannot co-exist. The only way to get this through their head is with a sword, or wear their family on your body. Then you can tell them to "stop hitting yourself."

In short: They deserved it.

14) Why can't I beat XX monster?
Obvious. Because you suck. Just kidding. Hunting stronger monsters takes planning, timing, and experience. And it can also take a long time. Losing is half the game because you need to learn the enemy's movements in order to best it, just like real life. If you die 5 times in a row, take it as a learning experience and not a failure. This isn't Dynasty Warriors. Don't expect to jump into battle and hack everything to bits.

15) Transferring saves from one Apple device to another Apple device

Download iFunbox - http://www.i-funbox.com/

Attach both devices to your PC or Mac that has iFunbox installed.

Open iFunbox. Make sure both devices appear in the dropdown menu that's across the top of the program window and on the right side. Select the device that has the save file.

Click "Managing App Data" and find your MHFU program. Click on the Documents folder and you should see a file named "savedata.dat". Click on this file and click "Copy to PC" on the menu on the top of the window. Save the file in a location on your computer that you'll remember, as you need it in the next step.

Close out the Managing App data window by clicking on the X in the upper right corner of the current window.

Switch to the device that you want to copy the save file to.

Repeat step 3 above but instead of "Copy to PC" select "Copy from PC". Find your savedata.dat file and copy to your device's Documents folder.

You can predict the enemy's movements but the enemy can't predict you... Go fourth monster hunter!

Happy Hunting!

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Last edited by L.Lawliet; 10-14-2014 at 04:38 AM.

05-07-2014, 11:05 PM

Let`s give Capcom a Year and it should launch in the West too.

Last edited by Sanuku; 05-10-2014 at 01:29 PM.
05-07-2014, 11:09 PM
Joined: Apr 2010
Posts: 1,082
Is this a dumbed down version or a port of a full monster hunter game?
05-07-2014, 11:10 PM
Joined: Jul 2013
Posts: 1,611
I.. need.. to.. learn.. Japanese..
05-07-2014, 11:13 PM
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 21,675
Iplayed monster hunter too much that i know enough of the game without ever reading anything.

Now... I will try my credit cards to see if any of them works for a JPN account. Crossing fingaz.

Exact-Psience My 2014 Top 10 Games of the Year: Monster Hunter Freedom Unite, Hearthstone, VVVVVV, Battleheart Legacy, Wayward Souls, Bug Heroes 2, Powerpuff Girls Defenders of Townsville, Deep Loot, Monument Valley, Bioshock Honorable Mentions: Traps N Gemstones, Bardbarian, Goblin Sword
05-07-2014, 11:16 PM
Joined: Aug 2013
Location: South korea
Posts: 167
Originally Posted by zergslayer69 View Post
Is this a dumbed down version or a port of a full monster hunter game?
Full port version of PSP and not have IAP, Wi-Fi Multiplayer support
05-07-2014, 11:54 PM
Joined: Jul 2010
Location: From Wales. Currently living in Canada
Posts: 1,041
Originally Posted by zergslayer69 View Post
Is this a dumbed down version or a port of a full monster hunter game?
This is a full port of the original game with enhancements

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Twitter http://twitter.com/#!/Nicodemus82
05-08-2014, 12:11 AM
Joined: Nov 2009
Location: Germany
Posts: 6,409


Hi, you seemed to be lost on the Internets.
This is TouchArcade, where 2$ for a game is too much, 5$ is an outrage, and 10$ or more is putting sugar in their car tanks whilst killing puppies.
05-08-2014, 12:27 AM
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: Pokke Village, Indonesia
Posts: 1,322
OH MY F_*KIN GOD!!!!!!!!!!! I'm shaking as seeing this!!!! the last monster hunter that I played, and in IOS!!!!!!!! WANT!!!!!!!!! ANYONE KNOWS WHEN WESTERN RELEASE IS!?!?!?!?!?!?!!


Currently Playing: Crashlands, Pokemon Heart Gold, Digimon Re: Digitize, Monster Hunter Portable 3rd
Officially moved to android

Last edited by chaos_envoys; 05-08-2014 at 12:32 AM.