Monster Hunter World is getting a new DLC in 2019. The announcement for the DLC was made during a special developer’s update live stream today.
In an official Twitter post, official Monster Hunter World account posted, “Introducing Monster Hunter World: Iceborne, a massive expansion coming to #MHWorld in 2019.”
The DLC is going to be bringing new monsters, quest ranks and a new map and is said to be similar in size to Ultimate version of Monster Hunter.
As Capcom said, “The content-rich Monster Hunter World: Iceborne will feature new quest ranks, locales, monsters, moves and gear in addition to a full narrative experience that continues on from the ending of Monster Hunter: World.” The gain access to the upcoming DLC, the base game is required which is available on all gaming platforms with more information to be revealed in spring.
A teaser trailer for the DLC is also available on Capcom’s site.
— Monster Hunter (@monsterhunter) December 10, 2018
Further discussing about the DLC, they said, “Capcom is working on a special collaboration with CD PROJEKT RED to bring professional monster hunter Geralt from the Witcher 3: Wild Hunt into the New World early next year.”
Players should look forward to, “Unique quests (that) will offer a brand-new type of gameplay that blends the immersive RPG experience of The Withcer 3 with Monster Hunter: World. The voice actors for Geralt have also contributed newly recorded dialogue to further enhance this collaboration.”
While these massive releases will be launching next year, MHW fans still have something to look forward to. From December 20, a special event quest will be launched on PC, Xbox One and PS4, called the Kulve Taroth Siege. The quest allows 16 players in groups of 4 to team up as they fight Arch Tempered version of this colossal monster.
Followed by “The Appreciation Fest” in MHW in January to mark the game’s one year anniversary on PS4 and Xbox One.
The fest includes newly decorated gathering hub, a special equipment that can be obtained in bran new quests and a number of new anniversary quests for everyone.