Monster Hunter Rise landed on Nintendo Switch in early 2021 to much acclaim. Set in a new location and pitting hunters against new monsters, the sixth mainline entry in the series also caught the eye of fans spoiled by Monster Hunter: World's Steam version, leaving them wondering whether or not a potential PC release date might be in the cards.
Publisher and developer Capcom primarily focused on the game's Switch version after launch, delivering expected updates that fixed issues and added new content. A Steam version was mentioned later on, but it wasn't until September 2021 that we actually learned what Monster Hunter Rise's PC release date would be.
Capcom had its own segment in the Tokyo Games Show 2021, which was when it revealed that Monster Hunter Rise is coming to Steam on January 12, 2022.
Aside from new monsters like the flame-breathing Aknosom and massive Magnamalo, the title boasts a renewed focus on verticality alongside the rideable Palamute companion that acts as a more aggressive alternative to the Palico, helping out with supportive attacks.
- Monster Hunter Rise PC release date: January 12, 2022
Monster Hunter Rise's Steam version also includes a set of PC-specific improvements, including 4K and ultrawdide support, high-res textures, higher framerates, controls optimized for keyboard and mouse, and more.
Better yet, Monster Hunter Rise's Steam version is available for pre-order. If you fancy trying out games before buying them, a demo will also be available starting with October 13, 2021.
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