Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin is out tomorrow for Nintendo Switch and PC. It was originally announced just for Nintendo Switch alongside Monster Hunter Rise last year and it builds on the original 3DS game with enhancements and improvements across the board. It is also accessible for newcomers. Read my review of it here for the Nintendo Switch version and here for the PC version. Today, retailer MCube Games has listed Monster Hunter Stories 2 for India release on Nintendo Switch. The retailer confirmed to The Mako Reactor that this is a Region 2 version for any potential codes included. The game itself will work with DLC purchased on US, UK and EU eShops at least for sure but the region is important for any pre-order codes.

Monster Hunter Stories 2 India release date and price

You can pre-order Monster Hunter Stories 2 here for Rs. 3,999. It will be available beginning July 15.

Monster Hunter Stories 2 day one patch notes

Main additions / changes

  • You will be able to receive and use DLC content like the Monster Hunter Stories 2 Deluxe Kit and other limited DLC bonuses.

Bug fixes 

  • Reduced load times (The demo already has this applied).
  • Fixed some minor bugs.

Monster Hunter Stories 2 version 1.03 update day one patch download size

The Monster Hunter Stories 2 version 1.03 update download size is 0.5GB. If you’re buying Monster Hunter Stories 2 digitally, make sure you have at least 14.5GB free. The 1.03 update will be available for everyone on launch day.

Monster Hunter Stories 2 update roadmap from July to October 2021

Monster Hunter Stories 2 is getting big updates introducing Kulve Taroth, deviant monsters as monsties, and a whole lot more.

  • Free title update 1 – July 15: Palamute monstie
  • Free title update 2 – August 5: Kulve Taroth (co-op), Hellblade Glavenus and Boltreaver Astalos monsties
  • Free title update 3 – early September: Soulseer Mizutsune, Eldergrost Gammoth, and Oroshi Kirin monsties
  • Free title update 4 – late September: Dreadking Rathalos and Molten Tigrex monsties, High difficulty Kulve Taroth (co-op)
  • Free title update 5 – October 2021: Co-op quest exclusive high difficulty monster, Silver Rathalos, Gold Rathian Monsties

Monster Hunter Stories 2 Deluxe Edition

A Monster Hunter Stories 2 Deluxe Edition with layered armor, an extra outfit, and more.

Monster Hunter Stories 2 pre-order bonus

The Monster Hunter Stories 2 pre-order bonus is the Kamura Maiden Outfit. Pre-orders begin soon.

Monster Hunter Rise save data bonus in Monster Hunter Stories 2

If you have Monster Hunter Rise save data, you can unlock the layered armor Kamura Garb in Monster Hunter Stories 2.

In the run up to Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin, I spoke to Ryozo Tsujimoto, Monster Hunter series producer at Capcom about the team’s approach to combat, visuals, and more for Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin. Read that feature here.

Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin releases on July 9 for Nintendo Switch and PC via Steam worldwide.

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