DS2 needs 'strong online functionality'

Monster Hunter producer on the future of DS

Monster Hunter Tri producer Ryozo Tsujimoto has told ONM that he'd like the next iteration of DS to have stronger online functionality.

"I would like to see any future iteration of the DS provide stronger online functionality, said Tsujimoto. "Obviously Monster Hunter games rely very heavily on network gaming and if there is anything that could be improved I would have the online side high on my list."

We don't know if Tsujimoto's wishes will come true but Nintendo did design the new Classic Controller Pro with Monster Hunter in mind so maybe they'll listen to him again.

As for Nintendo's next handheld, the last we heard was that the

You can read what more developers had to say on the future of DS in issue 54 of Official Nintendo Magazine which goes on sale on Friday.