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Monster Hunter World: Iceborne – Everything you need to know

by on August 29, 2019
 

Monster Hunter World: Iceborne is just days away for PS4 and Xbox One owners. The massive expansion will add Master Rank (known as G Rank in earlier games) and promises to be as big as the base game. Ever since it debuted on PS4 and Xbox One over a year ago, Monster Hunter World has been getting loads of content updates adding new monsters and more. While most people are probably deep into the event quest reruns that are nearly done or done by the time you read this, there are many people who will be jumping into Monster Hunter with the release of Iceborne that allows for newcomers to get a complete release of the base game and expansion. Whether you’ve been playing Monster Hunter for a while or are new to the franchise, here’s everything you need to know about the game:

When is the Monster Hunter World: Iceborne release date?

Monster Hunter World: Iceborne releases on September 6 for PS4 and Xbox One. It releases in January 2020 for PC.

What platforms is Monster Hunter World: Iceborne releasing on?

Monster Hunter World: Iceborne releases on the same platforms as the base game which are PS4, Xbox One, and PC.

What editions are available for Monster Hunter World: Iceborne?

There are two editions available for Monster Hunter World: Iceborne at retail and two upgrade options digitally. If you want to buy Iceborne on disc, you can buy the Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Master Edition which includes Monster Hunter World and Monster Hunter World: Iceborne. It is available in standard and SteelBook edition variants.

What is included in the Monster Hunter World: Digital Deluxe Edition?

Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Digital Deluxe edition includes the following content:
– “Monster Hunter World: Iceborne” (expansion)
– “Monster Hunter World: Iceborne” Deluxe Kit
– “Silver Knight” layered armor set
– 3 gestures
– 2 sticker sets
– 1 face paint
– 1 hairstyle
– 1 decor set (for room customization)

How much does Monster Hunter World: Iceborne cost on PS4 and Xbox One?

Monster Hunter World: Iceborne costs £34.99 for owners of Monster Hunter World. The Digital Deluxe Edition costs £41.99 and it includes the Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Deluxe Kit and the same contents as the Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Standard Edition.

What is the pre-order bonus for Monster Hunter World: Iceborne?

All pre-orders of Monster Hunter World: Iceborne include the Yukumo Layered Armor Set.

What is the download size for Monster Hunter World: Iceborne?

When updating from PlayStation 4 Update 6.02 or Xbox One Update 6.0.0.2, you will need 33 GB on PS4 and 31 GB on Xbox One for the 10.10 update that lets owners of just Monster Hunter World and owners of Iceborne play together.

Is there a demo for Monster Hunter World: Iceborne?

There is no demo but Capcom often has betas for it. The last two betas for Iceborne were PS4 exclusive. Monster Hunter World is currently available in Xbox Game Pass.

Do I have to buy Monster Hunter World: Iceborne to get the balance changes and quality of life enhancements in the base game?

Capcom has a detailed list of what will be available to all players with the big patch and what requires a purchase of Iceborne here.

Can I get into Monster Hunter with Monster Hunter World: Iceborne?

If you don’t own a single Monster Hunter game, your best bet is getting Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Master Edition that includes the base game and Iceborne with all the fixes and gameplay enhancements available to all with what Capcom calls the complete Monster Hunter World story.

Monster Hunter World: Iceborne releases on September 6 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The PC release is set for January 2020.

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