Capcom just announced the Monster Hunter Rise demo release date alongside detailing what the Nintendo Switch limited-time demo will include. The Monster Hunter Digital Event also revealed details for how mounting will work in Monster Hunter Rise. The Monster Hunter Rise demo release date is today January 7 and it will be available later today or tomorrow depending on your region’s Nintendo eShop and timezone. Ahead of the Monster Hunter Rise release date in March 2021, I recently spoke to Yasunori Ichinose at Capcom about Monster Hunter Rise’s returning monsters and more. Read the full interview here. Watch the new Wyvern Riding trailer below:

Monster Hunter Rise demo contents

The Monster Hunter Rise demo includes four quest types. Beginner quest (Great Izuchi), Wyvern riding training quest, basic training quest (wirebug), and an Intermediate quest against Mizutsune. The quests that support multiplayer are available for local wireless and online multiplayer. All weapons will be included.

Monster Hunter Rise demo end date

The Monster Hunter Rise demo will be available from January 7 until February 1.

Monster Hunter Rise demo save data transfer

Save data transfer from the Monster Hunter Rise demo is not possible.

Monster Hunter Rise demo download size

The Monster Hunter Rise demo download size is 1.6GB as confirmed by Capcom.

Monster Hunter Rise demo bonus for full game

If you play the demo and have save data in the demo when you launch the full game on the Monster Hunter Rise release date, you can unlock an item pack titled the Monster Hunter Rise Item Pack Demo Player Bonus with the following:

  • 20 Mega Potions
  • 5 Pitfall Traps
  • 10 Energy Drinks
  • 5 Mega Demondrugs
  • 5 Mega Armorskins

Monster Hunter Rise demo playtime limit

The quests for Great Izuchi and Mizutsune can be played a total of 30 times. After this, all four quests including the training ones will no longer be available.

Monster Hunter Rise all weapon gameplay videos with new moves

Monster Hunter Rise India release date

As of now, the Monster Hunter Rise physical release has not been listed for India. I’ve reached out to Capcom’s distributor here, e-Xpress Interactive, about this and will update the story if I get a response.

Monster Hunter Rise releases on March 26, 2021 for Nintendo Switch.

Updated on January 7 at 8:13PM – Added download size and playtime limit.

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