>Monster Hunter Freedom Unite (US version)
Monster Hunter Freedom Unite is a 2008 video game in the Monster Hunter franchise for PlayStation Portable. It is an expansion pack of the original Monster Hunter Freedom 2 and was released on March 27, 2008 in Japan as Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G (モンスターハンターポータブル 2nd G Monsutā hantā pōtaburu 2nd G ). In the 2008 Tokyo Game Show, it was announced that the game would be released in North America as Monster Hunter Freedom Unite in Spring 2009. At the 2009 GDC, the release date was further specified as June 23, 2009. The US, and the Australian demo is available for free, on the PlayStation Network on the PSP as of May 21, 2009. Capcom has announced that the PSP bundle will be released in Europe, but were not specific about anywhere else. A press release at Capcom’s European Press Center website states that the bundle will contain “a specially designed Monster Hunter branded PSP skin and pouch along with a copy of the game.” As for the release in Japan, there was a special edition PSP bundle which included the game, a strap, and a decorated Matte Bronze PSP. In addition to this bundle, people who pre-ordered the game also received a black, hairy strap. The hair on the strap was meant to be that of a monster exclusive to the game, the Nargacuga.