PlayStation and Xbox versions of Monster Hunter Rise confirmed on day one of Game Pass

After a series of leaks, Monster Hunter Rise is officially confirmed for PlayStation and Xbox consoles, as well as Xbox Game Pass.

Rise of the Monster Hunterwhich was previously only available on PC and Nintendo Switch, is officially coming to PlayStation and Xbox consoles on January 20, 2023. The PlayStation and Xbox ports of Rise of the Monster Hunter previously leaked online, then an official Xbox Game Pass Twitter account took the plunge with a post about it earlier today before the official reveal had a chance to happen.

Originally released as a Nintendo Switch exclusive, Rise of the Monster Hunter launched for Nintendo’s home console/handheld system in 2020, earning mostly positive reviews from critics in the process. Capcom finally brought Rise of the Monster Hunter on PC too, but now it’s making the jump to PlayStation and Xbox with some special enhancements specific to next-gen versions of the co-op monster-hunting game.


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When Rise of the Monster Hunter Launching for PS5 and Xbox Series X on January 20, fans can expect 4K resolution at 60 FPS or 1080P resolution at 120 FPS. The game will also support 3D audio and will be available at a discounted price of just $39.99. Those who are signed up for Xbox Game Pass can play the game without paying anything beyond their usual subscription, with it expected to be available on Xbox consoles, PC, and the cloud from day one.

The Rise of the Monster Hunter PlayStation and Xbox launch will not include the Sunburn expanding out of the gate. In place, Rise of the Monster Hunter fans will have to wait until later in the spring of 2023 to play the Sunburn content, which may be disappointing news for some, but it should give them time to properly prepare for the challenges the expansion has to offer.

Whereas Sunburn will not be available in Rise of the Monster HunterPlayStation and Xbox ports at launch, fans will at least be able to access all of the content that was released for the Switch version after its initial launch. This includes special event quests and crossovers with other franchises, so new Rise of the Monster Hunter players on PlayStation and Xbox can expect quests based on street fighter, mega manand more.

monster hunter world was a huge hit on PlayStation and Xbox, so it’s no surprise that Capcom is bringing Rise of the Monster Hunter to these platforms as well. Lots of diehards monster hunter fans have probably already played it on the Nintendo Switch, but this should open up a whole new audience to the game, especially considering its availability on Game Pass.

Rise of the Monster Hunter is available now for PC and Nintendo Switch with the PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X versions launching on January 20, 2023.

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