MONSTER HUNTER RISE and MONSTER HUNTER STORIES 2: WINGS OF RUIN will arrive on Switch in 2021
Capcom announced today Monster Hunter Rise And Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin, two brand new Monster Hunter experiences are currently in development for the Nintendo Switch console. The award-winning and best-selling Monster Hunter series continues to rise to new heights with worldwide releases of Monster Hunter Rise on March 26, 2021 e Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin in summer 2021.
Monster Hunter Rise evolves the Monster Hunter series by providing hunters with an inventive set of new tools to track down and defeat menacing monsters. Players can tackle these challenges alone with up to three other hunters in local or co-op online play. Offering a story-based RPG experience, Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin will immerse players in the adventures of a new Monster Rider, as they travel to a variety of scenic locations, embark on epic missions and befriend magnificent monsters.
Monster Hunter Rise is an action RPG that will transport players to colorful Kamura Village, a brand new and peaceful mountain place that attracts visitors with its unique culture and innovative hunting technologies. After the hunters have equipped their armor and chosen one of various types of weapons, new hunting grounds await, including the ancient ruins of the sanctuary and more. Featuring maps with no load times, the continuous gameplay ensures that players will stay on their missions as soon as the hunt begins with no transitions between areas.
The basic gaming experience in Monster Hunter Rise will sound familiar to previous Monster Hunter entries, but it also introduces several new and exciting mechanics for hunters to master. For the first time ever, cable-based grappling actions can be performed using a standing or mid-air “Wirebug”, adding a new level of aerial maneuverability to hunting strategies and attacks. As players defeat monsters and progress through the game, objects from fallen enemies can be used to create unique weapons and armor that will increase their chances of future success and survival.
Monster Hunter Rise will introduce Magnamalo, a menacing new flagship monster that will present a formidable challenge to hunters of all skill levels. Players can look forward to taking on additional new monsters such as the Aknosom shapeshifter, the Tetranadon amphibian, as well as numerous fan-favorite and returning species from previous Monster Hunter games. In addition to the plethora of solo and multiplayer missions, the story mode will instruct aspiring hunters to uncover the secrets behind the bewildering “Fury” events that threaten the village of Kamura.
Monster Hunter Rise It will also debut new hunting companions called Palamutes, custom, rideable “Canyne” companions that will provide players with a new set of attack options, while “Felyne” companions will return as support characters for actions such as healing. In solo hunts, players can select either a Palamute or a companion to assist them, while multiplayer hunters can choose one.
In addition to the physical and digital standard editions of the Monster Hunter Rise available for pre-order, a special digital deluxe edition and a physical collector’s edition are also offered. The Digital Deluxe Edition will include the standard edition of the game, as well as a digital DLC pack voucher that can be redeemed for bonus game content such as a full set of “Kamurai” layered armor, exclusive gestures, cosmetic items and more. The limited Collector’s Edition (physical only) will contain everything from the Deluxe Edition, plus physical items including a sticker pack with monster icons, an enamel pin with the Kamura branding and an amiibo figure of Magnamalo, the flagship monster featured in the game . Booking options and pricing details for Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin it will be announced at a later date.
Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin offers RPG and Monster Hunter fans a unique new experience with a storyline full of fascinating characters, challenging missions and friendly encounters with familiar monsters from the Monster Hunter series. By taking on the role of a young Monster Rider who can use a bond stone to form strong bonds with monsters, players can gain experience and improve their skills to form deeper connections with these wonderful creatures. When ready, players can embark on memorable adventures filled with dramatic events and heartwarming friendships as the epic story unfolds. More details on Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin they will be shared in the future.
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