Monster Hunter Rise Coming to Steam on January 12, 2022

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Capcom has announced that its latest Monster Hunter title, Monster Hunter Rise, will launch on Steam on January 12, 2022 for $59.99. The game has been available for the Nintendo Switch since March.

From Capcom:

Rise to the challenge and join the hunt! In Monster Hunter Rise, the latest installment in the award-winning and top-selling Monster Hunter series, you’ll become a hunter, explore brand new maps and use a variety of weapons to take down fearsome monsters as part of an all-new storyline. The PC release also comes packed with a number of additional visual and performance enhancing optimizations.

According to an article on Capcom Unity and footage from the new trailer, some of the features that Monster Hunter Rise players on PC can expect include uncapped frame rates, 4K resolution ,and high-res textures. Capcom has also promised that the PC port will feature support for mouse and keyboard, as well as ultrawide (21:9) monitors.

Steam users will be able to download a demo for Monster Hunter Rise beginning on October 13. The demo will offer two Training Quests, three Hunting Quests, and the ability to test out the game’s new Wirebug mechanic, which allows players to swing around as they traverse the world.

System Requirements

Minimum:

  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: Windows 10 (64-bit)
  • Processor: Intel Core i3-4130 or Core i5-3470 or AMD FX-6100
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 (DDR4) or AMD Radeon RX 550
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 23 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: 1080p/30fps when graphics settings are set to “Low”. System requirements subject to change during game development.

Recommended:

  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: Windows 10 (64-bit)
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-4460 or AMD FX™-8300
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (VRAM 3GB) or AMD Radeon RX 570 (VRAM 4GB)
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 23 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: 1080p/30fps when graphics settings are set to “Average”. System requirements subject to change during game development.

Source: Steam, Capcom

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