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Monster Hunter: World

Monster Hunter: World is an open world, third-person action RPG where players hunt down or capture large monsters. Hunt solo or with up to 4 players in co-op play!

Publisher: Capcom
Playerbase: High
Type: Action RPG
PvP: 4 Player co-op
Release Date: January 26, 2018.
Pros: +First MH game on PC. +Huge maps to explore. +Many quality of life improvements. +Long, epic battles.
Cons: -Multiplayer can be finicky.

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Overview

Monster Hunter: World Overview

The fifth installment in the mainline Monster Hunter franchise, MH:W and the first to be released on the PS4/XB1/PC platforms. It will also be the first to allow region free online play with up to 4 players in co-op mode. Monster Hunter: World represents a massive improvement in graphics for the series, and brings with it a ton of quality of life changes. Despite these changes the core gameplay formula remains the same, with all 14 weapon types from Monster Hunter 4 and Monster Hunter Generations coming to MH:W.

Monster Hunter: World Key Features:

  • Monster Hunter Meets Master Race - Monster Hunter: World will be the first game in the mainline franchise with a PC launch.
  • Open World Gameplay - Unlike previous titles, Monster Hunter: World offers seamless travel between zones. No loading screens while on the hunt!
  • A Living Ecosystem - Day/night cycle, destructible terrain, and monster-on-monster interactions.
  • Quality of Life Improvements - Swap armor/weapons anywhere, drink potions on the move, faster herb pickup, damage numbers, global co-op play, and many other QoL improvements.

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System Requirements

Monster Hunter: World System Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

Operating System: Windows 10 64 bit
CPU: Intel Core i5-4460 3.2 GHz | AMD FX-6300
RAM: 8 GB RAM
Video Card: GeForce GTX 760 | Radeon R7 260x
Hard Disk: 20 GB or more

Recommended Requirements:

Operating System: Windows 10 64 bit
CPU: Intel Core i7-3770 3.4 GHz | AMD Ryzen 5 1500x
RAM: 8 GB RAM
Video Card: GeForce 1060 | Radeon RX 570
Hard Disk: 20 GB or more

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Additional Info

Monster Hunter: World Additional Information

Developer: Capcom
Publisher: Capcom
Engine: MT Framework
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows

Directors: Kaname Fujioka, Yuya Tokuda
Producers: Ryozo Tsujimoto

Announcement Date: June 12, 2017
Release Date: January 26, 2018.

PC Release Date: August 9, 2018

Development History / Background:

Monster Hunter: World was first announced at E3 2017 during Sony's press conference on June 12. The game marks a first for the now 10+ year old Monster Hunter franchise. It will be the first mainline game to see a PC release, the first to have an open world format, and the first to support global servers for co-op rather than regional support. Capcom, the Japanese studio behind the game, stated that they adopted a more open world format along with quality of life changes to better appeal to Western gamers and to take the franchise more global.

The game launched on Steam for the PC on August 9, 2018.