Monster Hunter Rise Announced, Coming to Switch on Summer 2021

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Monster Hunter Rise has been officially been announced, making its debut with a trailer at the “Nintendo Direct Mini” partner showcase and giving fans of the popular multiplayer franchise a look at what’s coming to Nintendo Switch next summer.

As presented by Capcom and Nintendo and described on the official Monster Hunter Rise website, the game will be a “fresh new take on the Monster Hunter experience” and will require players to team up to save Kamura Village.

Here’s a description of the game via press release:

This latest entry in the action-RPG series finds players battling fearsome monsters and reaching new heights. Prepare to be transported to the colorful Kamura Village, a new serene mountain locale where players will experience unique culture and innovative hunting technologies. Using a special insect called a Wirebug, hunters will be able to grapple themselves in any direction, making it possible to scale towering cliffs and structures. All combat areas within each quest are seamlessly connected, allowing for exploration of the vast and vertical landscapes with no loading times.

Monster Hunter Rise will be released on Nintendo Switch on March 26, 2021.