Monster Hunter: World’s difficulty settings are soon going to get a lot friendlier for hunting parties of different sizes. Previously, there were only two difficulty grades – one for solo players, and one for groups, but there was no scaling for groups of different sizes. On top of that, you were stuck with top-end difficulty even if a player dropped out, but that’s all changing as we head toward the Iceborne release date.
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Monster Hunter World: Iceborne will have multiple major updates, following the precedent set by the base game. In an interview with PCGamesN at E3 2019, producer Ryozo Tsujimoto spoke about the ongoing life of the game.
Tracking down giant creatures while navigating the harsh lands of Monster Hunter World was always tricky, but in Capcom’s expansion to the game, Monster Hunter: World Iceborne there’s a whole new way to travel. Players can now ride small monsters across the map, making traveling across Monster Hunter: World’s huge map easier.
On PC, Monster Hunter: World launched more than six painful months after than it did on consoles. Its new expansion will also have a late arrival on our platform – it’s due on September 6 for consoles, but the Iceborne release date is sometime in the winter for us.
Ahead of the release of Monster Hunter World: Iceborne later this year, Capcom has revealed a handful of new weapons that will feature in the upcoming expansion. Three weapons – the Long Sword, Great Sword, and the Clutch Claw were shown off in trailers published earlier today.
Following the fresh news and first decent gameplay footage of Monster Hunter World: Iceborne that came out of Sony’s State of Play stream last week, a Senior UK and Europe PR representative for Capcom has now revealed that the new Iceborne expansion content size “will rival the original release”. Better start hunting for those bytes to free up on your hard drives now, then.
Capcom has revealed more information about Monster Hunter World: Iceborne. During a stream last night, the developer announced that the new content will arrive on console on September 6, with a PC release slated to arrive in the following months.
Capcom was the very best publisher of 2018, at least according to the scores its games received from critics. The company garnered an average review score of 79.3 across all its games, from well-regarded collections to excellent new releases – just check out our Monster Hunter: World review for the biggest example.
Monster Hunter: World is a year old now, and even though we didn’t see it appear on PC until August, we get to join in the Appreciation Festival event along with everyone else. That means a whole new selection of event quests and special gear to hunt for over the course of the festival, plus a chance to grab past limited-time offers that you may have missed.
Crossovers have long been a feature of Monster Hunter games, and Monster Hunter: World is continuing the tradition – the Witcher’s Geralt of Rivia will be visiting the New World some time this coming year, and we’ve now learned there’s an Assassin’s Creed collaboration as well.