Monster Rancher 1 & 2 DX

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Game Info
Koei Tecmo
Koei Tecmo
PC, Nintendo Switch
Release Date
December 9, 2021 (Calendar)
RPG, Simulation
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The cult classic Monster Rancher series returns with a re-release of the original PlayStation games in an all-new bundle, Monster Rancher 1 & 2 DX

Breed, train, fight, and breed again in Monster Hunter, with several improvements over the original titles, including the unique CD gimmick that gave you unique new monsters to breed and train. Now, with an online database, you look up CD titles to acquire some rare and exclusive monsters. Along with some new quality of life changes, like online play, exclusive monsters now added region-free, and even a fast forward mode to skip through some scenes, Monster Rancher 1 & 2 DX offer hours of monster taming fun that will feel right at home for hardcore fans of this cult series.

Monster Rancher 1 & 2 DX is available for the PC and Nintendo Switch. 



Developer Quote

[The DX features]
・All save slots available from the beginning!
・Freeze up to 20 monsters!
・Exclusive monsters from different countries added to the game! (“Monster Rancher 2”)
・Added the "Fast Forward" mode that allows you to skip through some scenes and "Training Records" to keep the record of your previous actions!

[“Monster Rancher” and “Monster Rancher 2” Features]
● Raise, train, and battle just like in the original!
You can acquire, train, and battle with all kinds of monsters just like in the original “Monster Rancher” games.
On the Nintendo Switch™, you can train monsters anytime, anywhere, and also take advantage of the online features of the game.

● Compete against monsters trained by other players
Download monsters raised by breeders all over the world and play against them.
You can even share one of your Joy-Con with another player to play against each other.

● Evolving from the original series
Based on the feedback from the series fans, some of the most requested improvements have been incorporated into the game,
making it more comfortable to play while maintaining the fun of the original.

● The New Monster Generating System!
One of the most unique features of the original game, which allowed players to acquire monsters by importing CDs,
has been replaced with a new music database that can be used to generate monsters by searching CD titles!
This is your chance to raise the rare monsters that you couldn’t acquire before!