Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak coming to Xbox and Windows PC on Apr. 28, 2023
Monster Hunter Rise's massive DLC expansion will soon stomp onto Microsoft platforms on April 28, 2023.
What you need to know
- Capcom has unveiled that the Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and Windows PC versions of Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak will launch on Apr. 28, 2023.
- The Xbox and Windows PC ports will launch with the base content all the way up to the third, post-launch, free title update.
- Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak is a massive DLC expansion to Monster Hunter Rise that adds a ton of content including new gameplay mechanics, new monsters, balance changes, and more.
During the Capcom Spotlight event, Capcom announced new information regarding the release date for the Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and Windows PC versions of Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak. The expansion will be released on the aforementioned platforms on April 28, 2023.
The next-gen ports of Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak will launch with the base game content and include the free post-launch title updates all the way up to Title Update 3. That play next-gen console and Windows PC players will be able to play the main campaign of Sunbreak and gain access to hundreds of worth of post-game content.
Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak is a massive DLC expansion to Monster Hunter Rise, released in 2022 on Nintendo Switch and PC via Steam. We reviewed Sunbreak last year and it was one of the best PC titles of 2022 for the sheer lengths it went to through to improve upon its predecessor. It brought to the table new combat gameplay mechanics, a ton of new monsters to hunt, welcome quality-of-life improvements, and balance changes that made every weapon more fun to use.
Now Xbox players will be able to experience this stellar title come April 28, 2023, and play, what will undoubtedly be, one of the best Xbox Games of 2023. In the meantime, players can prepare for the DLC expansion by playing through Monster Hunter Rise, currently available on Xbox Game Pass.
Monster Hunter Rise
Monster Hunter Rise is the latest mainline entry in Capcom's best-selling Monster Hunter franchise. Use the power of versatile Wirebug and a huge arsenal of powerful weaponry to hunt down ferocious monsters driven mad by a mysterious phenomenon dubbed "The Rampage".
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Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak
Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak is a DLC expansion to Monster Hunter Rise which adds a metric ton of new content to the game. This includes new Wirebug super moves to learn, new locales to explore, and dangerous new monsters to hunt like the vampiric Malzeno.
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Alexander Cope is a gaming veteran of 30-plus years, primarily covering PC and Xbox games here on Windows Central. Gaming since the 8-bit era, Alexander's expertise revolves around gaming guides and news, with a particular focus on Japanese titles from the likes of Elden Ring to Final Fantasy. Alexander is always on deck to help our readers conquer the industry's most difficult games — when he can pry himself away from Monster Hunter that is!