Late to the party
It’s common to associate the Capcom brand with IP like Mega Man, Resident Evil and Street Fighter, but the series that’s arguably paving the way for the Japanese video game giant moving forward is Monster Hunter. It has shot to fame in less than 20 years and is now the second highest-selling Capcom franchise - with the 2018...
Coming to Xbox Game Pass this week!
Monster Hunter Rise is one of the biggest Xbox Game Pass additions in January 2023 - in fact, its release is right around the corner! So, ahead of the title's impending Xbox Game Pass drop, here's everything you need to know about the launch of Capcom's latest Monster Hunter game on Xbox. Monster Hunter Rise...
A new monster emerges
Capcom has released more details on Exoprimal's big Monster Hunter Crossover, ahead of the event kicking off on January 18th, 2024. The collaboration will bring a new MH-themed mission, a collection of Monster Hunter skins and more to the Game Pass title early next year. You can catch a glimpse of the action in the trailer up...
The perfect addition to your Game Pass adventure
If you've been enjoying your time with Monster Hunter Rise on Xbox Game Pass since its arrival back in January, you'll be glad to know the massive expansion "Sunrise" will be available to play on April 28th! The expansion is now available for pre-order on the Xbox Store (it's sadly not included with...
Rising frame rates
Monster Hunter Rise arrived on Xbox Game Pass last month, with Capcom finally bringing this Nintendo Switch launch exclusive over to Xbox consoles almost two years after release. Despite the leap in system power with this port, there have been a few minor problems on Xbox - problems that have now been addressed in a brand-new...
Enjoying the latest Game Pass addition?
Although it's been a quiet start to the year for Xbox Game Pass, last week saw the addition of three fantastic titles in Persona 3 Portable, Persona 4 Golden and the former Nintendo Switch console exclusive, Monster Hunter Rise
Jumping in early
It's that time once again! As Monster Hunter Rise starts to roll out on Xbox Game Pass, players are beginning to "move to New Zealand" in order to play the game a little earlier than anticipated. That's because rather than a global launch time, Monster Hunter Rise has arrived early in New Zealand, and users across social media are...
Coming to Game Pass next week!
Monster Hunter Rise hits Xbox Game Pass in just a week's time, and ahead of launch the team at Capcom has revealed some more information about how the game will run across all Xbox console versions. The game's resolution specs are pretty much to be expected, although as we've seen before, the
Of the titles announced so far
As Xbox is being rather coy on Game Pass announcements this month so far, we've found ourselves looking ahead at the January slate as it is right now. While the first half of the month is rather barren (although random drops do keep appearing), the back half of January is already looking pretty fantastic. We've got...
"Enjoy silky smooth action on Xbox Series X"
In case you missed it, Monster Hunter Rise was finally confirmed last night to be coming to Xbox Game Pass in January 2023, jumping across from Nintendo Switch to Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S and Windows PC. We also now have a few more details about how Monster Hunter Rise will perform on Xbox...
No longer a Switch console exclusive!
Update: Well, it's official! Microsoft has confirmed that Monster Hunter Rise is coming to Xbox Game Pass for Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S and PC on January 20th, 2023, and you can watch the trailer above. In addition, the huge "Sunbreak" expansion will also launch for Xbox in Spring 2023...
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!