Leading up to the release of Monster Hunter Rise on Nintendo Switch, a new video update with information about the upcoming game and the brand new Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin was streamed last night. Containing plenty of new info on Rise, the stream also unveiled a brand new demo featuring the chance to fight the flagship monster: Magnamalo.

Here’s a brief summary of everything from the event:

  • New Monster Hunter Rise demo coming to Nintendo Switch. Features new quests one of which is against the flagship Magnamalo. Demo releases on March 12th.
  • Release date for Monster Hunter Stories 2: July 9th 2021. Simultaneous release on Switch and PC.
  • Three new Amiibo releasing alongside MHS2.
  • New gameplay features: “Hunter Connect” which allows you to tag your objectives/play style and search for similar hunters to fight alongside. New “Silkbind” and “Switch Skill” attacks for each weapon class.
  • DLC plan for Monster Hunter Rise, with the first set of DLC featuring the elder dragon Chameleos.

That’s most of the big news revealed last night. Plenty of other snippets in the video, which you can watch here:

What are you looking forward to most about Monster Hunter Rise?
Or are you more excited for Wings of Ruin?

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