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Monster Hunter Rise PS5, PS4, and Xbox release date, enhancements

Here's when the Monster Hunter Rise PS5, PS4 release date was, as well as when it arrived on Xbox and what current-gen enhancements it received.

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When was the Monster Hunter Rise PS5, PS4 release date? Monster Hunter Rise was a hit on Switch when it first launched and continued its reign when it was released on PC. Nearly two years after its initial release, Rise finally arrived on PlayStation and Xbox, but when?

Below you’ll find a reminder of when the RPG game launched on console, alongside the current-gen enhancements you can enjoy on PS5 and Xbox Series X.

Monster Hunter Rise PS5, PS4 and Xbox release date

The Monster Hunter Rise PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, and Xbox One release date was January 20, 2023. This was confirmed in an announcement trailer that arrived in early December, 2022. It was also made available via Xbox’s Game Pass service at launch.

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The date was first reported by Insider Gaming, which had an inside scoop on the game’s upcoming console release as Capcom looked to expand beyond the Nintendo Switch and PC platforms.

Rise’s Sunbreak expansion was released a few months later on April 28, 2023, bringing with it a slew of new monsters to hunt, quests to complete, and loot to procure.

Monster Hunter Rise PS5, PS4 and Xbox enhancements

Monster Hunter Rise’s console version comes with cross-play and cross-progression, though this is only between generations of the same brand of console. For example, Xbox players can only play with other Xbox players, though across PC, Xbox One, and Xbox Series consoles.

Rise also has 4K 60fps support on PS5 and Xbox Series X, with the option to target 120fps at the cost of lowering the resolution.

So there you have it, everything you need to know about the Monster Hunter Rise PS5, PS4, and Xbox release date. If you’re shopping around for other games to play, check out what else is on Game Pass with our list of the Game Pass games available right now, as well as some of the best PS5 games if you’re on Sony’s system.