Monster Hunter Wilds Unveils New Trailer and Crossplay

Capcom released a new trailer for Monster Hunter Wilds at Summer Game Fest. The game, featuring crossplay on PC, PS5, and Xbox Series X/S, is set for release in 2025.

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Monster Hunter Wilds trailer reveal

Credits: Monster Hunter Wilds

Monster Hunter Wilds was shown at Summer Game Fest

with a new trailer called "The Hunter's Journey."

Capcom says this is the most movie-like and immersive game in the series so far. The game will allow crossplay, meaning you can play with friends on PC (Steam), PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X/S when it comes out in 2025. Watch "The Hunter's Journey" below to see what adventures you and your friends can have in this big, monster-filled world.

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Along with the trailer, Capcom shared more details in a new PlayStation Blog post by Capcom USA Social Media and Community Manager Joseph Bustos. The blog gives more information about the two-minute video. It also shows new artwork of a pack of Doshaguma in the Windward Plains and introduces a new monster called the Balahara (leviathan).

The Monster Hunter Wilds website says

The game has changing environments and a story about monsters and humans. You play as a professional monster hunter who keeps the ecosystem balanced and makes strong weapons and armor from the monsters you hunt. This game promises the most exciting action and the best immersion in the series.

Monster Hunter Wilds was first announced at the 2023 Game Awards

With a reveal trailer that showed a new monster. Recently, during the PlayStation State of Play event, Capcom showed more new monsters and talked about the game's detailed worlds.

Capcom's new trailer for Monster Hunter Wilds has fans excited for what's to come. The trailer, called "The Hunter's Journey," gives a glimpse into the game's story and environment. Capcom describes it as the most cinematic and immersive game in the Monster Hunter series. Monster Hunter Wilds will support crossplay on

  • PC via Steam, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X/S when it launches in 2025.

The trailer is just the beginning

Capcom released more details in a PlayStation Blog post by Joseph Bustos, Capcom USA's Social Media and Community Manager. The blog breaks down the two-minute video and shows new artwork of Doshaguma, a pack of monsters in the Windward Plains. It also introduces a new monster, Balahara, a leviathan featured in the trailer.

Monster Hunter Wilds is set in a world where the environment constantly changes. The story revolves around monsters and humans. Players take on the role of a professional monster hunter, tasked with maintaining the balance of the ecosystem. You'll hunt monsters, gather resources, and craft powerful weapons and armor. This entry promises the most evolved action and improved immersion in the Monster Hunter series.

First announced at the 2023 Game Awards

Monster Hunter Wilds has kept fans eagerly awaiting more news. The reveal trailer introduced a new monster to the franchise. Recently, Capcom shared more updates during the PlayStation State of Play event. They showcased additional new monsters and detailed the game's living worlds.

Capcom is building anticipation with every new piece of information. The combination of cinematic storytelling, dynamic environments, and crossplay compatibility is setting Monster Hunter Wilds up to be a highly anticipated release in 2025. Stay tuned for more updates as we get closer to the launch date.

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