Capcom announced during the Tokyo Game Show 2021 that it will launch Monster Hunter Rise for PC (Steam) on January 12, 2022 for R$ 179.99. Ahead of launch, a public demo will be available on Steam for free starting October 13th.
The PC version will offer customizable enhancements, allowing players to enjoy their journey in 4K resolution with ultrawide (21:9) screen support, as well as unlimited frame rates and high-resolution textures.
Monster Hunter Rise comes out for PC on January 12, 2022; demo will arrive on October 13th
The desktop demo offers a variety of hunting options, including offline solo hunts or online multiplayer for up to 4 players, with all 14 types of weapons available. For players not yet familiar, the PC demo will also offer “Training” options and “Serpent Riding” tutorial, both with useful tips and instructions. When the hunters are ready, three hunting and monster missions will be available for testing, each with a challenge level: Beginner (Great Izuchi), Intermediate (Mizutsune) and Advanced (Magnamalo).
Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak
In addition to details on Monster Hunter Rise on PC, other news has been announced for all Monster Hunter Rise players, including future collaborations and the expansion Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak, which will be available simultaneously for Switch and PC in Q3 2022.
Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak includes a new story and base of operations, as well as new locations, monsters, gameplay features, Master Rank quests, and more. Hunters must own the base game and complete the 7★ Gathering Area Quest: called “Serpent Goddess of Thunder” in Monster Hunter Rise before starting Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak. All base game progress will carry over to the expansion when played on the same platform.
The identity of the new dark monster featured in the Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak announcement trailer has been confirmed to be Malzeno, a powerful ancient dragon that will be the expansion’s main monster. Also joining the expansion’s roster of monsters is Ceanataur Shogun, a crab-like monster that first appeared in Monster Hunter 2.
New free content for Monster Hunter Rise
For current Monster Hunter players, a new collaboration from Capcom was also announced today and it will feature the brave knight Arthur from Ghosts ‘n Goblins: Resurrection. After completing a challenging event quest, players can don Arthur’s iconic armor and transform throwing knives into spears, the classic weapon of the legendary series. Music from the newly released Ghosts ‘n Goblins: Resurrection will pack the heroic hunting action into the mix, and when a quest is completed as Arthur, a special cutscene will be awarded to winners. This special collaboration mission will be available to Switch players starting October 28th.
Finally, and also announced today, Monster Hunter is teaming up with SEGA to celebrate Sonic’s 30th anniversary in Monster Hunter Rise. More details on this exciting new collaboration will be shared soon ahead of the Event Quest launch in November.