Nintendo of America has announced via Twitter that an update for Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate is now available on the North American eShop. The update adds support for Off-TV Play and also allows players in North America and Europe to meet up online and hunt together.
Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate update alert! Today’s update adds off-TV play and allows NA/Europe multiplayer.
— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) April 16, 2013
Capcom announced the update was in development in February, citing consumer feedback as the reason for its creation. It's always good to see a company go the extra mile for their fans.