Changes and Improvements
The following brief list of major changes in Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate(Wii U/3DS) when compared to Monster Hunter Tri(Wii):
1080p resolution support
3DS and Wii U games can connect to play together locally.
G-Rank difficulty adds new challenges
New companion Kayamba joins alongside Cha-cha.
A companion can now join you in online mode when there is an empty slot.
Awards system for completing certain tasks. (44 in total)
Supports text chat with a gamepad (no longer requires USB keyboard, though that is an option alongside built-in voice chat)
New Target Camera feature allows hunters to center the camera on nearby large monsters
Touch screen can be used for item combining and map/menu
All quests are available offline.
Event quests now dowlonad instead of rotating. Once you download them, you can play them forever, whenever.
Village now has low rank and high rank.
Moga Woods Free Hunt now has Low Rank and High Rank (Day and night)
Almost all Monsters now can appear except G Rank Monsters
Sacred Land now has a ballista weapon for use
Tower 3 area from Freedom Unite, an arena with rare monsters (Silver Rathalos, Gold Rathian, etc.)
New Mountain Peaks area from Portable 3rd. Entire zone comparable in size to the other levels, with 9 sub-areas.
A new town, Tanjia Port, replaces Loc-Lac City.
A new 100% exclusive area, Disastrous Sea, is where players will fight Guran-Miraosu
4 new weapon types join all weapons from Tri: Dual Sword, Gunlance, Hunting Horn and Bow.
New element "blast" is added to the game.
G-rank versions of old armor receive visual improvements
New armor sets from all the new monsters
New weapons from all the new monsters
Gargwa, a round bird.
Zuwaroposu, a swamp herbivore.
Bullfango, a wild boar.
Anteka, an elk-like monster.
Furogi, a relative to the jaggi with a poison element.
Plesioth, The Underwater Terror, Master of the Giant Lake
Lagombi, a white rabbit beast
"Dosufurogi", The Great Froggi
Duramboros, the Hammer-Tail wyvern
Nibelsnarf, Hunter Eater
Nargacuga, the Living Shadow, Black Beast
Arzuros, the blue bear beast.
Volvidon, the volcanic armadillo
Zinogre, the thunder wolf wyvern.
Brachydios, the crushing wyvern