Monster Hunter Rise launches Worldwide for Nintendo Switch
The “Monster Hunter Digital Event” happened overnight with Capcom dishing the dirt on new details for Monster Hunter Rise, which is the upcoming title to the Monster Hunter action RPG series. If you wish for a taste for things to come well trhen Capcom also has you covered wwith a Monster Hunter Rise demo which is available now for download from the Nintendo eShop for Nintendo Switch. A brand-new trailer introduced the “Wyvern Riding” gameplay mechanic, a new monster, a collection of returning monsters and new hunting grounds just ready for you to explore, check out the trailer below.
The Monster Hunter Rise demo is available from January 8 till February 1, giving players enough time to enjoy a a slither of the Monster Hunter experience. The following modes and quests are available in the free demo;
- Training – Learn the basics of monster hunting, including an introduction to the new Wirebug mechanic and Palamute riding. Solo play only.
- Wyvern Riding – Enter an arena to experience Wyvern Riding, a new feature that allows hunters to ride and guide monsters for a period of time. Solo play only.
- Beginner Quest: Great Izuchi – Ideal for first time players or hunters who need a refresher course. Solo play, local multiplayer and online multiplayer.
- Intermediate Quest: Mizutsune – A fierce challenge for experienced players only. Solo play, local multiplayer and online multiplayer.
The icy Goss Harag was also revealed and is an entirely new monster that will make its debut in Monster Hunter Rise. This fanged beast will send a chill down hunters’ spines, as he roams through snowy fields in search of new prey and attacks using blades of ice.
Seasoned threats will also make their presences known in Monster Hunter Rise including: Lagombi, Khezu, Great Baggi, Barioth, Mizutsune, and Tigrex. More new and returning monsters will also be revealed in the coming months.
Monster Hunter Rise will launch worldwide on Nintendo Switch, March 26 2021. For our previous coverage of Monster Hunter click here.