★ Title Update 3 coverage in progress!
┗ TU3 MR Builds | Weapon Tier List | Follower Tier List
┗ Chaotic Gore Magala | Risen Kushala | Risen Teostra
┗ New: Afflicted Materials | A7 Quests | Decorations
┗ Skills: Strife | Berserk | Powder Mantle | Wind Mantle
★ Everything You Need To Know About Sunbreak
Learn how to download the Sunbreak DLC for Monster Hunter Rise on Nintendo Switch or Steam with the following steps. This is the guide for you if you're having trouble downloading Sunbreak, or wondering about its download filesize.
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If you're having difficulty downloading Sunbreak, be sure that the release time of the game has already passed in your region, as these times differ between the Nintendo Switch version and the PC version. Our Release Time page has details on what time the game will release in each time zone.
|Nintendo Switch||Midnight in your time zone|
|PC (Steam)||Midnight on US East Coast|
If the release time in your region has just passed, but you can't get into the game, it's highly likely that the server is overloaded and it will simply take a few minutes to allow everyone into the game.
When this occurs, simply continue attempting to start the software. After a few minutes, you should be able to start up Sunbreak with no problem!
EnlargeAccess the Options menu.
Hover over Monster Hunter Rise in your main menu, then press the + button on your controller.
EnlargeUpdate to Version 10.0.2.
Go to Software Update, then press "Via the Internet." You will also need to close the game if it's currently running. It should be downloading now!
Hit Check on starting the game.
When the game has just been released in your time zone, it might not be available for a few minutes. If you can't get in a few minutes after midnight, continue pressing Check every few seconds, and eventually you should be able to enter the game.
The PC version of Sunbreak is currently available for download. The Sunbreak DLC released on Steam at midnight, US eastern time on June 30th.
EnlargeAccess Monster Hunter Rise on Steam
Open your Steam Library and select Monster Hunter Rise. You can also navigate to the "Downloads" page to check if Monster Hunter Rise requires updates.
EnlargeClick the "Update" button
Once you press the update button, it should start downloading immediately! The speed will largely depend on the file size and your internet's download speed.
|Nintendo Switch||10.1 GB|
|Steam (PC)||22 GB|
Given all the content and features coming with Sunbreak, the update will require a fairly large amount of storage, so be sure to free up enough space before it arrives! For players on the Nintendo Switch, purchasing an SD Card can be a good way to avoid consuming too much space, considering that the Switch itself only has 32GB of storage.
Release Date for Playstation and Xbox
MH Rise Release Date for Playstation and Xbox, game editions, and more!
Title Update 3 Information
All the new stuff in Sunbreak's Free Title Update 3!
Update Version 13.0 Patch Notes
All the patch notes for Title Update 3 of Sunbreak! Includes new monsters, features, and more!
November 16 Digital Event
All will be revealed about Free Title Update 3 in this Digital Event!
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|
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