Capcom will release Monster Hunter Rise for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One on January 20, 2023 for $39.99, the company announced. It will also be available via Xbox Game Pass for Console, Cloud and PC. Those Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak Expansion is coming in spring 2023. Pre-orders are available now.
Here’s an overview of the game, via Capcom:
Monster Hunter Rise is the latest installment in the action RPG series and transports players to Kamura Village, a colorful and tranquil setting that attracts visitors with its unique culture and innovative hunting technologies. The core gameplay experience and Monster Hunter Rise remains true to the previous highly praised Monster Hunter entries. The hunters must equip their armor and choose from one of 14 different weapon types to tackle fearsome enemies. As players defeat monsters and progress through the game, items carved from fallen enemies can be used to create unique weapons and armor that increase their chances of survival. Hunters can tackle these challenges solo, or with up to three other hunters in cooperative online play.
Monster Hunter Rise evolves the series by introducing several new and exciting mechanics for the hunters. Wire-based grappling actions can be carried out by using a “wirebug” while standing or in mid-air, adding a whole new level of aerial maneuverability for hunting strategies and attacks. In addition, the game features the “Wyvern Riding” technique, which allows players to temporarily take control of a monster and achieve spectacular battle sequences during the hunt. Monster Hunter Rise also introduces new hunting partners called Palamutes, customized and rideable “Canyne” companions that provide players with new formations of attack options. The “Canyne” Palamute companions join series favorites “Felyne” Palicoes to help players while on the hunt.
Monster Hunter Rise Features customizable optimizations, allowing hunters to enjoy their journey in 4K resolution and 60 frames per second on Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5, while also offering 3D audio for Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5. Ranged and protected weapons will also use DualSense adaptive triggers on PlayStation 5. Monster Hunter Rise launched for MSRP $39.99 on January 20, 2023 and is available for pre-purchase now. The game will also be available on Xbox Game Pass at launch.
After the debut of Monster Hunter RisePlayers can look forward to the release of Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreakthe monstrous expansion that will be available for home console players in the spring of 2023.
Monster Hunter Rise in the Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak Expansions are currently available for Switch and PC via Steam.
Watch the new platform announcement trailer below. Check out a new series of screenshots in the gallery. Visit the official website here.
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