Geralt of Rivia, the primary protagonist of The Witcher collection, will probably be playable in an replace coming to Monster Hunter World on February eight.
Revealed in a tweet from the official Monster Hunter account, this free replace is coming to PlayStation four and Xbox One, with no definitive phrase on if it is going to make its technique to PC sooner or later. The information that Geralt could be playable in Monster Hunter World got here final month, at which period it was revealed that Geralt could be totally voiced by authentic voice actor Doug Cockle.
This replace will reportedly weave in acquainted RPG mechanics from The Witcher with Monster Hunter’s sport techniques in undisclosed methods. The replace was reportedly created in shut cooperation with The Witcher developer CD Projekt Crimson.
Capcom additionally introduced by means of Twitter that an “Appreciation Fest” will run from January 26 to February 22 on all platforms in celebration of Monster Hunter World’s one yr anniversary. This competition will probably be held within the Celestial Pursuit and will probably be decked to the brim with decorations. In response to the official web site, nearly all beforehand launched occasion quests will probably be made accessible, together with some particular new quests.
One quest we all know of will probably be “The Best Jagras” hunt, accessible for the primary half of the celebration. Each day login bonuses, restricted bounties and extra will include particular surprises, and there will probably be possibilities to acquire particular Apprecion Fest gadgets and tools. A “particular appreciation platter” will probably be made accessible within the Gathering Hub, and gadgets/providers in any respect amenities will probably be accessible at lowered prices.
OH LAWD HE COMIN!
“The Best Jagras” is out for revenge in the course of the first half of the Appreciation Fest (Jan 26 ~ Feb eight)! Gear up and struggle this huge foe for an opportunity of getting THICC rewards! pic.twitter.com/fUGzuANMm7
— Monster Hunter (@monsterhunter) January 11, 2019
Capcom beforehand introduced a serious content material growth known as Iceborne could be coming in Autumn 2019 and contains “new quest ranks, locales, monsters, strikes and tools.” Its story can be set to comply with the occasions of the primary sport, and will probably be in regards to the measurement of a earlier “G” or Final” Monster Hunter entry, which means it ought to have sufficient new content material to nearly be a brand new sport in and of itself.
For extra on Monster Hunter World, try the Murderer’s Creed collaboration trailer and try this Murderer’s Hood gameplay video.
Colin Stevens is a information author for IGN. Comply with him on Twitter.