Monster Hunter World release date and pre-order bonuses revealed

Capcom announced today that Monster Hunter World will be coming to PS4 and Xbox One in January 2018 with a PC release to follow. Pre-orders have opened today and pre-order incentives will be applicable for both the standard and newly announced special editions.

At TGS, a brand new trailer was shown (above) which gives fans a glimpse of some new monsters and Astera; the Research Commissions base of operations. In the trailer fans also got a chance to see Pukei-Pukei and its deadly tongue and the Nergigante. The Coral Highlands stage was also shown to give players a sense of the beauty and scale being put into the stages.

In Monster Hunter World players will be able to use a host of gear and equipment. This includes the Glider Mantle which extends hang-time after a jump and can also be used to catch updrafts.

Br pre-ordering Monster Hunter World, players will unlock the Origin Set Armour and the Fair Wind Charm talisman. The collector’s edition will also come with a voucher for the Deluxe Kit which contains the Samurai Set, three emotes, sticker sets and additional cosmetic options for the hunter. The collector’s edition also comes with an art book, monster statue and OST CD.

Monster Hunter World will be available for PS4 and Xbox One from January 26, 2018.

Leo Stevenson
Leo Stevenson
I've been playing games for the past 27 years and have been writing for almost as long. Combining two passions in the way I'm able is a true privilege. PowerUp! is a labour of love and one I am so excited to share.

━ more like this

Elden Ring Shadow of the Erdtree Review (PS5)| One deadly dismount

Allow me to dispossess you of a notion that may be in your head. Even if you’ve played the band out of Elden Ring...

Gigabyte Aorus 16X Review: AI Hype Train

The Aorus 16X is marketed as an AI gaming laptop but that's a misnomer that doesn't diminish a great mid-range laptop

MSI MPG 271QRX 27″ 360Hz QD-OLED Review: A Smaller Powerhouse with a Steep Price

MSI's smaller QD-OLED is potentially its best with 1440p, 360Hz refresh, a wealth of connections and KVM switch but the price is high.

Logitech G Pro X 60 Lightspeed Wireless Gaming Keyboard Review

The Logitech G Pro X 60 is a compact 60% wireless gaming keyboard designed for esports pros, but is it worth the $400 price tag?

Sony HT-A3000 Soundbar Review – Surprisingly Mighty

Sony HT-A3000 is a compact soundbar offering Dolby Atmos, great sound quality, and seamless integration with Sony TVs, all without an external subwoofer.