After the roaring success of Monster Hunter World becoming Capcom’s biggest selling game of all-time, a sequel was inevitable. However, the sequel was exclusive to the Nintendo Switch until recently. As recently as today in fact, as Monster Hunter Rise arrives on Xbox and PlayStation today.
Kamura Village will be your destination for this next instalment in the Monster Hunter series. Every 50 years an even known as the Rampage hits the village, filling it with dangerous monsters. Funnily enough, it has just turned 50 years since the last Rampage as you arrive at the village.
Monster Hunter Rise will feature the traditional 14 weapon types the series is known for. Veterans will likely already know which style they are going for. For newcomers, a chance to try them all and see which fits best with your gameplay stylings.
In fact, Monster Hunter Rise is as tailored for new players as it is for veterans. A new companion called a Canyne will offer guidance and help when taking out monsters solo. Of course, all the traditional multiplayer modes make a return in Monster Hunter Rise.
Monster Hunter Rise is on the Xbox Store now priced at £32.98 and included in Xbox Game Pass also. There are numerous options straight from the off to help you stand out in the crowd in the form of DLC. It is impossible to list them all here, but if you wanted to own most of them in one go, the Monster Hunter Rise Extra DLC Pack is on the store for £15.98. The other half can be found in the Monster Hunter Rise DLC Pack 1 also for £15.98. Other stand out items available separately include:
Rise to the challenge and join the hunt! In Monster Hunter Rise, the latest installment in the award-winning and top-selling Monster Hunter series, you’ll become a hunter, explore brand new maps and use a variety of weapons to take down fearsome monsters as part of an all-new storyline. Ferocious monsters with unique ecologies Hunt down a plethora of monsters with distinct behaviors and deadly ferocity. From classic returning monsters to all-new creatures inspired by Japanese folklore, including the flagship wyvern Magnamalo, you’ll need to think on your feet and master their unique tendencies if you hope to reap any of the rewards! Choose your weapon and show your skills Wield 14 different weapon types that offer unique gameplay styles, both up-close and from long range. Charge up and hit hard with the devastating Great Sword; dispatch monsters in style using the elegant Long Sword; become a deadly maelstrom of blades with the speedy Dual Blades; charge forth with the punishing Lance; or take aim from a distance with the Bow and Bowguns. These are just a few of the weapon types available in the game, meaning you’re sure to find the play style that suits you best. Hunt, gather and craft your way to the top of the food chain Each monster you hunt will provide materials that allow you to craft new weapons and armor and upgrade your existing gear. Go back out on the field and hunt even fiercer monsters and earn even better rewards! You can change your weapon at any of the Equipment Boxes any time, so the possibilities are limitless! Hunt solo or team up to take monsters down The Hunter Hub offers multiplayer quests where up to four players can team up to take on targets together. Difficulty scaling ensures that whether you go solo or hit the hunt as a full four-person squad, it’s always a fair fight. Enjoy an exciting new storyline set in Kamura Village This serene locale is inhabited by a colorful cast of villagers who have long lived in fear of the Rampage – a catastrophic event where countless monsters attack the village all at once. 50 years after the last Rampage, you must work together with the villagers to face this trial. Experience new hunting actions with the Wirebug Wirebugs are an integral part of your hunter’s toolkit. The special silk they shoot out can be used to zip up walls and across maps, and can even be used to pull off special attacks unique to each of the 14 weapon types in the game. Buddies are here to help The Palico Felyne friends you already know and love from previous Monster Hunter adventures are joined by the brand new Palamute Canyne companions! Wreak havoc by controlling monsters Control raging monsters using Wyvern Riding and dish out massive damage to your targets! Fend off hordes of monsters in The Rampage Protect Kamura Village from hordes of monsters in an all-new quest type! Prepare for monster hunting on a scale like never before! *This content is also available as part of one or more bundles. Please check your previous purchases to avoid duplication. Agreement to an End User License Agreement is required to play this title. https://game.capcom.com/eula/drm/