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Monster Hunter: World Free Trial out now on PS4


Dec 5, 2013

Monster Hunter: World is getting a massive expansion DLC called Monster Hunter World: Iceborne on September 6, 2019 (PS4, Xbox One) with the PC version coming this winter. So for those of you who haven’t experienced World yet, we wanted to invite you to try out MH: World for free with our limited time trial on PlayStation 4.

We also want to invite the best hunters already playing World out there to take on our toughest challenge yet: Arch-Tempered Nergigante!

Available starting today, the MH: World free trial on PS4 will be live today through May 20th and will feature content straight from the full game, up until the completion of the Tobi-Kadachi assignment quest at Hunter Rank 4.

You’ll be able to start your journey, create your Hunter and Palico companion, and access all the features the game has to offer up until that point in the story (HR4). This means you’ll also be able to play with other hunters online, and even partake in the Spring Blossom Fest, one our many seasonal events.

Also, let’s not underestimate the amount of content packed into those early missions. You’ll get to explore two ample environments, each with a variety of monsters to hunt, vistas to take in, endemic life to discover, lots of gear to craft, 14 different weapon types to try out and Palico gear. And once you’ve decided to convert to the full game (which is current on sale for just $19.99 on the PlayStation Store [LINK], btw!), your entire progress will carry over so you can pick up exactly where you left off in the free trial.

ARCH-TEMPERED NERGIGANTE (PS4/Xbox One; coming to PC at a later date)
So you’re a current Hunter who is tough as nails and capable of tackling any challenge the New World throws your way…

You live for the nerve-wrecking tension of barely making it out alive after gruesome battles with monsters…

And you seek the ultimate trophy: to embody your fallen prey, becoming even stronger while showing it off to everyone…

Well, we’re throwing down the gauntlet on May 11th, as the Arch-Tempered Nergigante Event Quest goes live on Monster Hunter: World. This quest has been a long time coming, and for good reason. The development team worked really hard to make this a special challenge; one that will remind you of when you first fought Nergigante during one of our Beta tests, or perhaps even the first time fighting him in the game.

I hope you’re ready…

I've been on the fence about MH:W because I remember not liking previous entries much. Looking forward to giving it a try this weekend and next though!


Jan 12, 2018
I've been on the fence about MH:W because I remember not liking previous entries much. Looking forward to giving it a try this weekend and next though!
It’s been streamlined in some ways like the level design. Overall I’d say the game is pretty fun, a complete surprise hit for me last year.
I could never get into this, but I know some people swear by i t.
Before mhw, I couldn’t stand the series. I remember hating how complex the game felt when I played mh3 and mh4 via demoes on the 3ds (I even recently tried the demo for the switch remaster) and just couldn’t get into it. Some people argue this one is pretty casualized but whatever, I certainly enjoy it.


Jan 15, 2018
Played for 40hrs at launch. Got burnt out quickly because i found that it throws you into the grind quickly.

Revisited again last week. Took down a rathalos with a landslide... that was fucking awesome.

Great game. Monster Hunter and Destiny are the best coop games of the gen
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