Update 10/11/2021 12:40 pm PT:
Despite fan requests, Capcom is not including cross-play or cross-saves to Monster Hunter Rise on PC.
In a Tweet, the developer stated, “after trying into it all through the event course of, we discovered we’re unable to implement it this time.”
We’ve heard your requests for Cross-Save / Cross-Play for #MHRise & #Sunbreak, however sadly, after trying into it all through the event course of, we discovered we’re unable to implement it this time. As all the time, we recognize your continued suggestions and help.
— Monster Hunter (@monsterhunter) October 11, 2021
The sport beforehand launched as a Nintendo Switch unique earlier this yr, and given the character of Monster Hunter’s grindy gameplay loop, gamers had been hoping cross-saves would enable them to convey the gear acquired via lots of of hours of gameplay to the brand new model. Unfortunately, that is now trying unlikely.
Monster Hunter Rise comes to Steam on January 12, 2022. A demo is coming this week, on October 13.
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A survey is giving Monster Hunter Rise gamers hope for eventual cross-play between Nintendo Switch and PC.
Capcom launched a new survey as a part of TGS 2021 about Monster Hunter Rise and the newly introduced enlargement, Sunbreak. Part of the survey asks gamers what options would make the PC model of the sport extra attractive.
While Capcom has not talked about any cross-play/save performance for Monster Hunter Rise PC, a brand new survey mentions each options below a query asking what would assist to make the PC model extra fascinatinghttps://t.co/OcFjDfBx76
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— Nibel (@Nibellion) September 30, 2021
Possible decisions on the survey embody cross-play between PC and Nintendo Switch variations, and cross-save or cross-progression with the Switch model. This is certainly not affirmation that Capcom is engaged on these options, simply that the corporate is evaluating the likelihood. In an official assertion, Capcom merely stated, “no bulletins have been made.”
Monster Hunter World, the final main Monster Hunter title earlier than Rise, by no means acquired cross-play help, regardless of releasing on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.
Monster Hunter Rise followers obtained loads of new particulars at this week’s Monster Hunter TGS showcase event, together with affirmation of Master Rank within the Sunbreak enlargement, a January 12, 2022 launch date for Monster Hunter Rise on Steam, and the promise of a thirtieth anniversary Sonic the Hedgehog collaboration.
In our review for Monster Hunter Rise on Switch, we stated, “Monster Hunter Rise mixes basic Monster Hunter concepts with a few of World’s greatest enhancements and a complete bunch of intelligent new mechanics of its personal.”
For extra on Monster Hunter and different upcoming titles, take a look at IGN’s full TGS coverage.
Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak DLC Screens (from Nintendo Direct, September 2021)
Logan Plant is a contract author for IGN. You can discover him on Twitter @LoganJPlant.