Release Time (Unlock Time) and Release Date | Monster Hunter Rise | MHR (MH Rise)

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Wondering when the new Monster Hunter game's release time (unlock time) and release date are? If you want to know more about the release details of Monster Hunter Rise (MH Rise) and when you will be able to start playing the game, read on!

When Did Monster Hunter Rise Come Out?

Release Time and Unlock Time

MHRise Release Date

Monster Hunter Rise (MH Rise) was released at midnight (12:00 AM) on March 26th, 2021 in Japan. As the game was on a local release schedule, it was available at 12:00 AM local time in most areas worldwide.

Even after the local release time, it can take as long as 5-20 minutes for the game to be available to every player, so if you're experiencing delay, be patient and you may find the game to be available after all!

US Release Time and Unlock Time

At 12:00 noon EST on March 26th, Monster Hunter Rise was released in the US. Many fans who expected the game to drop at 12:00 AM that morning were surprised by the long delay, but the wait is finally over.

Players in any time zone of the Americas were able to start playing the game at the same time regardless of their time zone!

Release Time (Unlock Time) in All Regions

Region Release Time
USA 9:00AM PT / 12:00PM EST
4:00PM GMT+00
UK 4:00PM CET
2:00PM GMT+00
Japan 12:00AM JST

If downloads has started in your region, tell us in the comments!

PC Release Date

PC Version Coming Early 2022

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The release date of the PC version is expected to be in early 2022. Considering the success of Monster Hunter World, it's no surprise that Capcom wants to release Monster Hunter Rise on PC as well.

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Demo Released

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If you want to try MH Rise out before buying it, there was a demo made available on March 11, featuring Great Izuchi, Mizutsune, and Magnamalo!

How to Download the Demo

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If you opted to pre-order the game via the Nintendo eShop, you can start pre-loading the game now! The game will be playable at the Release Time in your local region.

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