What You Need to Know:
- Monster Hunter Rise™, the critically-acclaimed and top-selling Monster Hunter™ title that released on Nintendo Switch™ earlier this year, will be adding a monstrous new expansion to the esteemed series. Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak™ will include an all-new storyline with more new monsters, in addition to new locales, gameplay elements, quest rank, and more. The action-packed expansion is slated for a Summer 2022 simultaneous release for both Nintendo Switch and PC.
- Check out the new trailer below:
- As featured in the debut trailer, an eerie new setting serves as a backdrop to a menacing new monster. More on this new monster and other exciting new gameplay details in Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak will be shared soon.
About Monster Hunter Rise
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 in Monster Hunter Rise stays true to the highly-praised previous Monster Hunter entries, where hunters must equip their armor and select from one of the 14 different weapon types. As players defeat monsters and progress through the game, items carved from fallen foes can be used to craft unique weapons and armor that will increase their chances of future success and survival. Hunters can tackle these challenges solo, or with up to three other hunters in cooperative local or online play.
Monster Hunter Rise evolves the series by introducing several new and exciting mechanics for hunters to master. For the first time in a Monster Hunter game, wire-based grappling actions can be performed by using a “Wirebug” while standing or in mid-air, adding an all-new level of aerial maneuverability to hunting strategies and attacks. Additionally, the game debuts the “Wyvern Riding” technique, which allows players to temporarily take control of a monster and yields spectacular battle sequences during a hunt. Monster Hunter Rise also introduces new hunting partners called Palamutes, personalized and rideable “Canyne” companions that will provide players with a new set of attack options. The “Canyne” Palamute companions join the series favorite “Felyne” Palicoes in assisting players while out on a hunt.
Monster Hunter Rise is available now on Nintendo Switch and coming to PC in Early 2022.
Source: Official Press Release