Capcom announced their plans for next weekend’s PAX South. The event will take place January 12th to 14th in San Antonio at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.
For those who aren’t familiar with PAX events they are a series of gaming culture festivals that focus on various game types including tabletop, arcade, computer, and video games.
More information is below courtesy of Capcom’s blog.
Capcom at PAX South 2018
Hot on the heels of a new year, PAX South is descending upon San Antonio with a weekend full of games from January 12th to 14th! Swing by the Capcom booth to see our latest and greatest games and get your hands on Monster Hunter: World ahead of its launch on PS4 and Xbox One on January 26th, and visit the Capcom Store for all sorts of great products! Read on for what to expect at our booth (#11864).
Monster Hunter: World
Join a team of hunters and take down giant monsters in epic battles in Monster Hunter: World, available for play on the show floor! Choose from one of 14 unique weapon types, customize your load-out with your favorite gear, then jump into the fray alongside three of your fellow hunters to take on – and take down – massive beasts. The demo will have quests with a range of difficulty options so that no matter your skill level, you’ll be able to enjoy a good hunt. As a special treat to the most expert of hunters attending PAX South, the demo includes an option to try a super challenging quest featuring the all-new flagship monster, Nergigante. Do you have what it takes to slay this terrifying Elder Dragon?
You won’t have to wait much longer to get your paws on the full game. Monster Hunter: World will be available beginning January 26th, 2018 for PS4 and Xbox One, and will be coming to PC in autumn 2018.
Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition
The legendary fighting franchise returns to PAX West! Check out the new Arcade Mode in action with a demo on the show floor, and relive the glory days of the arcade by choosing one of six available paths that each represent a game in the series. If you’re the competitive type, get your hands on the balance changes coming to Arcade Editionincluding all new V-Triggers, and check out the newest costumes for your favorite characters. With Street Fighter V out now, you can hone your skills on the show floor and take the fight home on PS4 or PC! Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition launches on January 16th, with all existing owners of Street Fighter V getting the new modes and balance changes as a free update on the same day.
Resident Evil 7 biohazard – Not a Hero DLC
Chris Redfield returns in the free Not a Hero DLC for Resident Evil 7 biohazard! Available now as a free download for all owners of Resident Evil 7 biohazard on PS4, Xbox One, and PC, explore events that take place after the main story of RE7 and Ethan’s fight for survival in the Baker Mansion. Play as series’ mainstay Chris Redfield as he hunts down the elusive Lucas Baker in this action-focused story filled with tense encounters and cramped corridors in an abandoned mine. Grab a copy of Resident Evil 7 Gold Edition for yourself and pick up the free Not a Hero DLC to play at home!
Dead Rising 4: Frank’s Big Package
Frank West returns to Willamette to catch the latest scoop on a new outbreak! Kick some butt, take grade-A selfies, and put your photojournalistic skills to the test. Frank’s Big Package brings the entire Dead Rising 4 experience, plus previously released DLC, to PS4, Xbox One and PC! On top of this, the new Capcom Heroes mode gives you a whole new way to play by giving Frank access to a bunch of classic costumes and abilities based on beloved Capcom characters. Dead Rising 4: Frank’s Big Package is available now for PlayStation 4. The Capcom Heroes mode is available now as a free update for existing owners of Dead Rising 4 on Xbox One, and Steam. The free Capcom Heroes update is coming soon to Windows 10.
The Capcom Store will be at PAX South as well, bringing a variety of items including the always popular giant Melynx plush for just $65!
These cuddly cats based off of the Melynx from Monster Hunter measure nearly 4 feet tall, and are popular at every event they show up at. Once they’re gone, they’re gone for good, so be sure to stop by the store and grab one early!
If you’re attending PAX South this weekend, be sure to stop by the Capcom booth and say hello!
Banner picture courtesy of PAX South.