Monster Hunter Rise Limited Time Demo Now Available on Nintendo eShop

Following on from the Monster Hunter Rise Gameplay Presentation Video that was released yesterday Capcom have today released a playable demo of Monster Hunter Rise onto the Nintendo eShop.

The free limited time Monster Hunter Rise demo is available from today (8th January 2021) until 31st January 2021 and will give players time to sample this new Monster Hunter experience on the Nintendo Switch. The demo provides players with numerous hunting options, including offline solo and (up to 4 player) offline local and online multiplayer gameplay using all 14 weapon types. The following modes and quests are available in the free demo:

  • Training – Learn the basics of monster hunting, including an introduction to the new Wirebug mechanic and Palamute riding. Solo play only.
  • Wyvern Riding – Enter an arena to experience Wyvern Riding, a new feature that allows hunters to ride and guide monsters for a period of time. Solo play only.
  • Beginner Quest: Great Izuchi – Ideal for first time players or hunters who need a refresher course. Solo play, local multiplayer and online multiplayer.
  • Intermediate Quest: Mizutsune – A fierce challenge for experienced players only. Solo play, local multiplayer and online multiplayer.

Capcom have also noted that the demo provides hunters with a total of 30 quest attempts, which are shared between both (beginner and intermediate) quests. The Tutorial and Wyvern Riding training do not count against the 30 quest limit, but those modes cannot be accessed after the limit is reached.

Monster Hunter Rise will be available from the 26th March 2021 while the demo itself is available to download from the Nintendo eShop worldwide and will remain available until the 31st January 2021.

About Scott Emsen
Scott is the Founder and Executive Editor of AnimeBlurayUK but in the past he has worked at ZOMGPlay, Rice Digital and Funstock and was once a Community Moderator for the Nokia N-Gage forums. Based in the UK, he loves anything related to Games & Anime and in In his spare time you'll mostly find him playing on one of his many gaming consoles; namely the PS Vita, PS4 or Xbox One.

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