Capcom has finally released Monster Hunter World: Iceborne to PC!
The newest expansion features a new storyline where players will explore an icy new locale called Hoarfrost Reach, which progressively expands to become the largest region in the game thus far and is home to the mysterious new Elder Dragon Velkhana.
Capcom also included new gameplay features such as the Clutch Claw mechanic, updates to all 14 weapon types, a two-player balanced difficulty scale, the ability to ride small monsters to traverse maps and a Hunter Helper player incentive to encourage more experienced Master Rank hunters to help Low and High Rank players progress through the World game.
The expansion amps up every aspect of Monster Hunter: World including a higher difficulty rank, called Master Rank. Hunters must have completed the main story in Monster Hunter: World through Hunter Rank 16 in order to access Master Rank and the new Iceborne content.
The PC version of Iceborne includes features such as a high resolution texture pack, customizable graphical settings, DirectX 12 support, plus optimization for FidelityFX CAS and upscaling. Additionally, mouse-and-keyboard controls have been revamped across the board to better suit the new actions and abilities on PC.
To celebrate the launch of Iceborne on PC, two different item packs offering free consumable items are being offered as login bonuses to PC hunters. The first item pack is being provided to all PC players and the second pack is only available for players who purchased Iceborne on PC.
Also, for Players who have yet to complete the story from Monster Hunter: World will obtain free Defender Weapons and a Guardian Armor set help them progress through the main story in order to get to Iceborne.
If you already have Monster Hunter World, the Iceborne add-on can be picked up individually for $39.99 / €39.99. There’s also a digital deluxe edition which includes the Iceborne Deluxe Kit DLC of cosmetic items for $49.99 / €49.99. While newcomers can pick up the Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Master Edition containing both the main game and the Iceborne expansion digitally for $59.99 / €59.99.