A racist line in the upcoming Monster Hunter movie has Chinese audiences rightfully upset.
Monster Hunter World is facing the ire of upset audiences due to a controversial comment in the new film.
The Monster Hunter film already has fans of the franchise cautious. The modern military elements mixed with the iconography of the game is a stark choice and not one die-hards seem overly thrilled about.
However, it appears the film is now even beginning to hurt the franchise’s flagship title, Monster Hunter World. The game has come under fire from Chinese audiences, where the film is available. Negative reviews hit Steam as a reaction to a controversial line in the film which seemingly refers to a discriminatory chant.
Senior Analyst at Niko Partners Daniel Ahmad (via Eurogamer) posted a clip on his Twitter. He went on to explain:
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