Bandai Namco and Koei Tecmo announced Ultra Kaiju Monster Rancher is coming soon to the west for Switch digitally through the Nintendo eShop.
The game will be sold physically and digitally for Switch in Japan. A physical edition has not been announced for the west. In Asia markets, Ultra Kaiju Monster Rancher supports an English language option.
Here’s an overview of Ultra Kaiju Monster Rancher for Switch, via Gematsu:
Ultra Kaiju Monster Rancher is a brand-new collaboration between Ultraman, a famous Japanese Tokusatsu work, and Monster Rancher, a popular role-playing simulation series.
This new game introduces the iconic “Ultra Kaiju” such as Alien Baltan, Zetton, and Gomora to the popular gameplay mechanics of raising and battling monsters from the Monster Rancher series.
Discover Many Types of Ultra Kaiju – Summon your Kaiju by searching the digital CD database or scanning NFC-compatible cards and more.
Raise and Train Your Ultra Kaiju – Explore and train to unleash the full strength of your Ultra Kaiju. Players can enjoy unique and cute movements of Ultra Kaiju that are not usually seen in the original Ultraman series.
Battle to Become the Ultimate Kaiju Trainer – Compete in tournaments to test your skills.
Combining Ultra Kaiju – Combine Ultra Kaijus to unlock new variations, including a Zetton-patterned Gomora! Over 200 types of Kaiju to be discovered.
Lastly, check out the Ultra Kaiju Monster Rancher announcement trailer below: