Monster Hunter Freedom 2 is the English equivalent of Monster Hunter Portable 2nd released in Japan. MHF2 marks the first time Second Generation monsters from Monster Hunter 2 appear in a world-wide release, revealing their English names.
Farm point system changed, they are now obtained from gathering quests and delivering special items.
Unlike Monster Hunter 2, time is fixed, the time in which a quest takes place can be seen while accepting it.
No G-rank Quests.
Farming is improved, Mining, Bug Gathering and Fishing don't consume the player's tools and bait, Honey, Mushroom and Plant farming uses a Quest Reward-like item box menu that allows you to send farmed materials directly to the Item Box.
New Training School options.
Treasure quests can now be played with one player.
The Tower has been redesigned, the large arena became its own area rather than a blocked-off path.