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Monster Hunter: World gets Resident Evil crossover event

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What you need to know

  • Monster Hunter: World is a third-person action game from Capcom.
  • It just got a Resident Evil crossover event with characters and even zombies.
  • You're tasked with hunting down a dangerous Blackveil Vaal Hazak.
  • Monster Hunter: World is available on Xbox Game Pass (opens in new tab).

Monster Hunter: World is known for its strange crossovers, but it looks like the latest one takes the cake. Last night, Monster Hunter: World got an update that brings with it a lot of changes, but also adds Resident Evil characters.

According to a report by The Xbox Hub, you're tasked with hunting down a Blackveil Vaal Hazak whose spores turn people into zombies. The video gives you a look at what to expect.

There are a few cosmetic and sound packs available on the Microsoft Store which feature Resident Evil music and much more. You should check it out if you're a fan of the franchise.

Monster Hunter: World is available through Xbox Game Pass for $10 a month. You can also subscribe to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for $15 a month if you want to bundle Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Live Gold.

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Asher Madan handles gaming news for Windows Central. Before joining Windows Central in 2017, Asher worked for a number of different gaming outlets. He has a background in medical science and is passionate about all forms of entertainment, cooking, and antiquing.