Two New Monster Hunter Entries Coming to the Nintendo Switch


Announced during today’s Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase video presentation, both Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin and Monster Hunter Rise will make their way to the Nintendo Switch.

The latest entry in the action-RPG series, Monster Hunter Rise transports players to the serene mountain locale of Kamura Village. While there, players will use a special insect called a Wirebug, which allows hunters to grapple themselves in any direction. Combat areas within each quest are seamlessly connected, meaning there are no loading times.

Learn more with the trailer below:

Monster Hunter Rise – Announcement Trailer

Monster Hunter rise will launch for the Nintendo Switch on March 26, 2021. A Deluxe Edition will also be available, offering the full game and bonus DLC. Those that pre-order the base or Deluxe version will unlock bonus in-game items, such as layered armor.

Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin, on the other hand, will put players in the role of a Monster Rider who befriends iconic monsters from the series. Coming to the Nintendo Switch in Summer of 2021, more information will be revealed in the future.

Learn more with the trailer below:

Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin – Announcement Trailer – Nintendo Switch

According to Steve Singer, Nintendo of America’s Senior Vice President of Publisher and Developer Relations:

“No matter the genre, Nintendo Switch owners will find a game they are looking for from our creative development and publishing partners. We appreciate the innovative experiences our partners continue delivering for Nintendo Switch, and are happy to share their latest games in these Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase videos.”

Source: Press Release
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