Monster Hunter Digital Event On April 27 Will Offer 2.0 Update, New Monster Details

Capcom's next stream will reveal more details about Monster Hunter Rise's 2.0 update and the upcoming Monster Hunter Stories 2.

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Capcom's next Monster Hunter digital event stream takes place today, April 27. The broadcast start at 7 AM PT / 10 AM ET and will share more information on Monster Hunter Rise's imminent 2.0 update, as well as some additional details on the upcoming Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin. You can watch the stream through the Twitch embed below.

The publisher had previously confirmed that Rise's free 2.0 update will be available in late April, so the broadcast will presumably reveal exactly when it's planned to roll out. That update is slated to introduce several new monsters to hunt, including Apex Rathalos and the returning Elder Dragon, Chameleos. Capcom has also said that the update will unlock the Hunter Rank cap and adjust "a few other related features."

While we don't yet know exactly when Rise's 2.0 update will drop, Capcom confirmed that the update will weigh in at roughly 0.9 GB in a follow-up tweet. However, the publisher notes that the patch will require around 1.5 GB if this is your first time updating the game.

Beyond that, the stream will give us another look at Monster Hunter Stories 2, which is slated to launch for Nintendo Switch and PC on July 9. Capcom recently shared a new trailer for the game, showing off some more environments and setting the tone of the story. The video also ends with our first brief look at multiplayer co-op quests. You can watch the trailer below.

Monster Hunter Rise is out now on Nintendo Switch, with a PC version slated to follow in early 2022. Monster Hunter Stories 2, meanwhile, is available for preorder now. Those who reserve the game will get a bonus Kamura Maiden outfit for Ena. Capcom is also releasing a Monster Hunter Stories 2 collector's edition that includes the game, a Razewing Ratha Amiibo figure, enamel pin, extra layered armor for your character, and more.

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