Capcom announced a playable demo for the upcoming Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak expansion, alongside other new media and details.
The new Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak playable demo is coming to Windows PC (via Steam) and Swich on June 14th. A new trailer was shared that confirmed the “Jungle” area and some returning monsters.
Furthermore, Capcom announced the first free title update for Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak is coming in August and adds new monsters Lucent Nargacuga, more rare monsters species, more special monsters species, and a new “Forlorn Arena” area. A third title update is planned for winter 2022 that adds more new content, with more updates planned into 2023.
Here’s a rundown on the new details:
New June 2022 Trailer
Monster Hunter series Producer Ryozo Tsujimoto opened the Capcom Showcase with an illuminating new trailer for Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak. The video featured a revitalization of the Jungle area from the second generation of Monster Hunter games, welcomed back Espinas the Thorn Wyvern from Monster Hunter™ Frontier, and saw the frenzied approach of the flagship beast from Monster Hunter™ 4 Ultimate, Gore Magala.
June 2022 Playable Demo
Hunters can pursue an early taste of the action when a free demo for Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak emerges shortly after 7pm PDT tomorrow, June 14, 2022, for Nintendo Switch and Steam. Digital pre-orders are now available on both platforms and come packed with a bonus Palamute and Palico layered armor set.
August 2022 Title Update
Hunters eager to track down the next content update beyond the June 30, 2022 launch can anticipate Lucent Nargacuga the Moon Swift Wyvern returning in August with the iconic Forlorn Arena. Beyond that, more content is planned for Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak this fall, winter, and into next year.
Here’s some new trailers:
Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak is set to launch on June 30th, 2022, for Nintendo Switch and Windows PC (via Steam). Monster Hunter Rise is available now on Nintendo Switch and Windows PC – in case you missed it you can find our thorough review on the Switch version here and a port report on the PC version here.