Today Capcom hosted its May digital event for the Monster Hunter franchise with news about Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin and Monster Hunter Rise.
First of all, we get another story-driven trailer, also showcasing the cast of characters including the return of Avinia with her Frostfang.
More gameplay showcases features like the mechanic to befriend monsters and to exchange abilities between them.
Next we get news for Monster Hunter Rise, and more specifically we see a trailer focusing on version 3.0 that will launch on May 27.
We get to see Crimson Glow Valstrax, Apex Zinogre, and a brand new ending that will be added to the game’s story.
Below you can check out the patch notes and also some new DLC coming on May 27 as well. We even get a look at the roadmap going forward, including collaborations with Monster Hunter Stories.
If you’re unfamiliar with the game, you can check out an official description below:
“A new adventure awaits you in this second installment of the turn-based RPG series set in the world of Monster Hunter! Become a Rider and form bonds with friendly monsters known as Monsties to fight alongside them as you take part in an epic story.
You play as the grandson of Red, a legendary Rider. The story begins with a fateful encounter with Ena, a Wyverian girl who has been entrusted with an egg with the potential to hatch into a legendary Rathalos which could wreak havoc if awakened to its destructive power.
Embark on a journey which will test the bonds of friendship in a changing world, and discover the truth behind the legends of old.”