Monster Hunter Rise Digital Event On January 7 To Reveal New Trailer, Demo Release Date

Capcom will reveal the release date of the demo for Switch exclusive Monster Hunter Rise on January 7, 9 AM ET, with a new trailer and stream.

January 5, 2021

Capcom and Nintendo are coming with a new stream for Switch exclusive Monster Hunter Rise on January 7, which will reveal the demo release date. The Monster Hunter Digital Event – January 2021 will be at 9 AM ET (Click here for a time zone conversion table). The stream will be happening on the official Monster Hunter Twitch channel.

Moreover, the Japanese announcement tweet for the event specifically mentioned we’ll hear the demo release date for Monster Hunter Rise. Alongside a new trailer and information.

If you’ve never heard of Monster Hunter Rise, this is the next game in the series, with an feudal Japan / Sengoku feel to it and monsters who look like Youkai. Moreover it has a brand new Spider-Man like mechanic, the Wirebug.

Capcom has back in December 2020 released several MH Rise gameplay videos, introducing each of the weapons in the game. None of the weapons in Rise are new compared to MH World. However, each weapon has several new moves and abilities linked with the Wirebug.

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Lastly, Monster Hunter Rise revealed a new mechanic, The Rampage, during the Game Awards 2020. This game mechanic was previously teased as one of the first Japanese trailers for the game mentioned “hordes of Youkai’.

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You can read more details on MH Rise with the Japanese interviews on the game we translated.

The release date of Monster Hunter Rise has been set worldwide on March 26, 2021. Moreover, another brand new game in the series, Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin is coming on Switch worldwide in Summer 2021.

You can preorder MH Rise on Amazon to support DualShockers: Regular Edition, Deluxe Edition.

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Living near Paris, Iyane (He/Him) is the head of Japanese content at DualShockers. He speaks Japanese, has been watching anime for over 25 years, and plays Genshin Impact mainly for its story. You can reach him on Twitter at @A_iyane07.

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