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Upcoming 'Monster Hunter World: Iceborne' update adds Alatreon and Frostfang Barioth

Alatreon Armor Image
Alatreon Armor Image (Image credit: Capcom)

What you need to know

  • Monster Hunter: World is a third-person action game from Capcom.
  • It garnered amazing reviews at launch.
  • The "Iceborne" expansion introduced a frozen area to the game.
  • The latest update adds new monsters and makes other changes.

On July 9, a new update will hit Monster Hunter World: Iceborne on Xbox One and PlayStation 4. The download, that's roughly 1.4 GB, will introduce new monsters and much more. You can take a look at some of the major features below.

  • Alatreon has been added. Alatreon will be available after finishing the story of Iceborne and completing the Safi'jiiva recon assignment.
  • Frostfang Barioth has been added. Frostfang Barioth will be available in a limited-time event quest, and appears as a tempered monster.
  • Added new melding options for creating analyzed special tracks.
  • New decor can now be placed in your room in Seliana.
  • New designs for the Squad Card added.
  • New Pendants added.
  • Fixed an issue where certain weapons would appear unnatural when sheathed.
  • Corrected various typos for some equipment descriptions.

You can take a look at the complete changes here. Do you play Monster Hunter World: Iceborne? What do you think of the game? Let us know.

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