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 Xbox Release Date

Monster Hunter Rise's official Xbox release date is January 20th across Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and Windows PC. The game will be included with Xbox Game Pass for console, PC and Xbox Cloud Gaming at launch, so there's no need to pick this one up separately if you're a Game Pass subscriber!

Monster Hunter Rise Xbox Release Time

Monster Hunter Rise's Xbox release time is 12am GMT on January 20th according to the Xbox Store. That means it also looks set to launch at 4pm PT / 7pm ET on January 19th.

These times could change over the next few days, so we'll keep you updated in the run up to release.

Monster Hunter Rise Xbox Preload Time

Monster Hunter Rise is ready to preload right now on Xbox platforms! This includes the Game Pass version, which you can find in the 'Coming Soon' section of the Xbox Game Pass app, or by simply searching for the game on your console. Hit 'Pre-Install' from there, and the game will begin downloading to your console!

Monster Hunter Rise Download Size Xbox

The download size for Monster Hunter Rise is around 27GB on Xbox Series X. Expect the file size to be similar across all Xbox versions of the game.

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