What you need to know
- Monster Hunter World: Iceborne is the massive expansion for the latest Monster Hunter title .
- The expansion is currently available on consoles and is now set to release on PC on January 9, 2020.
- The regular version of the expansion is $40, while the Digital Deluxe edition is $50.
While console players have been enjoying Monster Hunter World: Iceborne for some time now, players on PC have had to wait. Fortunately, that waiting is coming to an end and the release date for the PC version of the expansion has been announced for January 9, 2020. There's also a new trailer for the PC version, which you can check out below. Be sure to set it to 4K for the best quality.
The PC version of Iceborne comes with full 4K and uncapped frame rate support, alongside high-resolution textures. Any preorders of the expansion through Steam will grant access to the Yukumo Layered armor set. Capcom has been providing a large amount of post-release content for the expansion, including a new monster, Rajang, alongside an upcoming crossover event with Resident Evil 2.
When the PC version arrives, we've written about what new monsters to expect and how newcomers can best get into the game, which you can check out below.
- Related: List of new monsters coming to Monster Hunter World: Iceborne
- Related: Monster Hunter: World ultimate beginner's guide — How to get into this massive RPG
- Related: Monster Hunter World: Iceborne beginner's guide, tips, and tricks
Hunt in Hoarfrost Reach
Monster Hunter World: Iceborne is an upcoming expansion to Capcom's most successful game of all time, Monster Hunter World. Take the fight to Hoarfrost Reach and battle all-new beasties, returning threats, and grind all-new gear.
Samuel Tolbert is a freelance writer covering gaming news, previews, reviews, interviews and different aspects of the gaming industry, specifically focusing on Xbox and PC gaming on Windows Central. You can find him on Twitter @SamuelTolbert.
It's funny how the PC version of this game sells really well, but Capcom still has a 6 month console exclusivity policy in place. I respect that by for waiting until this is a $20 bargain price to play.
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