★ Title Update 4 coverage is complete!
┗ TU4 Builds | Sunbreak Weapon Tier List
┗ New Monsters: Velkhana | Risen C.G. Valstrax
┗ New Skills: Frostcraft | Dragon Conversion
┗ New Armors: Rimeguard | Valstrax - Epoch
┗ Updated: Decorations | Afflicted Materials
This is a guide on how to download the latest installment of the Monster Hunter franchise, Monster Hunter Rise (MH Rise) for Nintendo Switch. Read on to learn how to download, download size, fix download errors, and more!
List of Contents
No announcements yet regarding any sort of preloading for the upcoming PC Release. However, like most games in preorder you can immediately start downloading the game as soon as it is released on January 12th, 2022.
We will soon update this page as soon as the PC version comes out!
The file size for the download is at 7.1GB so make sure that you have enough storage on your Switch or SD Card!
Before pre-loading the game, make sure that your Switch has enough storage to download the game. You will need to have atleast 7.1GB of free storage space to download the preload.
Further updates such as patch fixes and free title updates have been rolled out by Capcom since release. you can track all of them by reading our article linked below!
Update Roadmap and Schedule: Free Title Updates
In the case of a lack of storage, it might be necessary to purchase an SD card to have more space to download the game. The Switch has a small storage size so an SD card is a near necessity if you plan to download games with massive file sizes.
The game is available for purchase at the Nintendo Eshop for digital copies while some physical copies are still available in some stores. If you pre-ordered the game, it should automatically start downloading on your Nintendo Switch.
Congestion of bandwidth can affect the availability of your download, especially if your internet connection has minimal Mbps. Connecting to a stronger and faster internet connection can help jump-start your game download.
Loading errors may occur and when that happens, one optional fix is to transfer your game or download path from the SD Card to the internal storage.
Despite the usual 12:00 AM launch time of most games, many players in Japan were unable to play right at launch, despite pre-loading in advance. While we can anticipate that you should be able to start playing right around the game's official release time, please note that factors such as the high volume of downloads by players around the world may cause temporary server issues, though they should resolve quickly.
The game is out on all platforms, so preorder is no longer available.
|①||Choose a profile and access the Nintendo E-Shop.|
When Purchasing at the E-Shop
① Once you're in the E-Shop, choose Monster Hunter Rise
② Purchase the game
③ Download the game.
When Using Download Cards
① Once in the E-Shop, choose number input.
② Input the 16 digit code.
③ Download the game.
|③||Connect to the Internet to start the game|
The game can no longer be preordered in the Nintendo Shop. Preordering the game digitally will allow you to download the pre-load and play the game immediately! You also got bonuses from pre-loading.
Tune in to Capcom Spotlight for the latest news on Monster Hunter Rise!
Release Date for Playstation and Xbox
MH Rise Release Date for Playstation and Xbox, game editions, and more!
CAPCOM ID Campaign
Get a Valkhana Costume Palamute Layered armor by registering to CAPCOM ID!
Update 14.0 Patch Notes
Check out all under the hood changes in Update 14.0!
Title Update 4 Information
All the new stuff in Sunbreak's Free Title Update 4!
Plush Layered Weapons
Check out all the layered weapons in the Stuffed Monster series DLC!
Compiling Shaders Fix
Stuck at the compiling shaders screen? Take a look at some possible fixes!
How to Download Sunbreak and Filesize
Learn every step to get playing the new Sunbreak DLC as soon as possible!
Everything You Need To Know About Sunbreak
Learn about all the new features introduced in Sunbreak!
Weapon Changes and Predictions
Learn about the best weapon changes in Sunbreak and our predictions for the expansion's balance updates!
How to Preload
Learn more about available preload information for Sunbreak!
Sunbreak Pro Controller
Learn more about the special Sunbreak Pro Controller here!
All the available Sunbreak Amiibo information found here!
Sunbreak Game Editions
What are the different editions of Sunbreak and what's included in each of them?
Release Date and Time
Learn more about the release date and times of Sunbreak for both the Switch and PC!
Digital Events and Livestreams
What we learned from each event
Update Roadmap and Schedule
All future updates to the game
Every patch note per update
|News and Info|
|Switch Release Time and Release Date||All Game Editions and Bonuses|
|Preorder Bonuses||Available Platforms|
|Switch Demo 2 Release Time and Release Date||Switch Demo Review|
|All MH Rise Amiibo and Unlockable Rewards||G Rank, Master Rank, and Expansions|
|How to Download the Game||All Trailers and Pre-Release Videos|
|List of DLC and Prices||Switch Lite Compatibility|
|Best Controllers to Use||Switch and Pro Controller Bundle|
|Can You Use Voice Chat?||Official Guidebook Details|
|MH Rise vs World:
|Free Rewards: How to Get Free Gifts|
|How to Download Updates||How to Fix Failed to Save Error|
|PC Release Date and Features||Best PC Graphic Settings|
|Cross-Play and Cross-Save||PC vs Switch: Which is Better?|
|How to Transfer Save File||--|
How to Download the Game and Download Size
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