Check this Demo Guide for Monster Hunter Rise (MH Rise). Learn release date, data transfer, playable content, multiplayer/coop availability, how to download, reset quest limit.
Table of Contents
Free Demo - Release Date & Schedule
|Release Date||Jan 7, 2021 - Feb 1, 2021|
The Free Demo of Monster Hunter Rise is set to release today January 7, 2021 until February 1, 2021 exclusively for the Nintendo Switch.Check Out The Jan 7th Digital Event Summary Here
How To Download Demo
Download On The Nintendo eShop
The demo will be available for download on the Nintendo eShop. However, due to heavy strains on servers, many players are experiencing issues starting up the download. It might be worth waiting a while before trying again.
Note that you don't need to repeatedly press the download button: if you press it once, the download will (eventually) begin automatically!
Demo - Size
The download size is 1.6GB.
Demo - Is there Multiplayer, Local Coop?
Multiplayer & Online Coop are Available
The demo has a multiplayer mode for both local play and online coop. This mode can be played by up to 4 players. The online coop is available until the last day of the demo on February 1, 2021.See The Multiplayer & Co-op Guide
Local Coop is Available but Limited
You may play with your friends through local coop, however, the number of plays are limited. The Slay a Great Izuchi Quest and Slay a Mizutsune Quest has a total maximum of 30 plays, and once that limit has been reached, you will be unable to play all the 4 possible quests (including the Basic Training Quest and the Wyvern Riding Training Quest).See Details on Wyvern Riding Here
How to Reset Your 30 Quest Limit
Delete Your Saved Data To Play Demo Forever
The demo of Monster Hunter Rise has a limit that you can only play 30 quests. However, by deleting your saved data, you can reset this limit and play the demo again!
How To Reset Quest Limit
|1||From the home screen of Nintendo Switch, select [System Settings]|
|2||Go to [Data Management] and choose [Delete Save Data] located at the bottom|
|3||Choose [Monster Hunter Rise Demo] and choose [Delete Save Data]|
|4||Activate Monster Hunter Rise and number of quest you can play reset to 30 automatically|
Demo - Playable Content
There are 4 Quests Available
|Basic Training Quest|
|Learn how to ride your Palamute and use the Wirebug! (Single Player Only)|
|Wyvern Riding Training Quest|
|Learn how to use Wyvern Riding, allowing you to control monsters for a while! (Single Player Only)|
*See details on Wyvern Riding here
|Slay a Great Izuchi|
|Perfect for your first hunt. Try out the various weapon types and their unique Wirebug actions!|
|Slay a Mizutsune|
|Test your skills and learn new techniques against a more dangerous foe!|
* Read more about Mizutsune here
* The Slay a Great Izuchi Quest and Slay a Mizutsune Quest have a total maximum of 30 plays.
The former two are tutorials that can teach you how to use the new systems available such as Wirebug and Wyvern Riding, how to control monsters, turf wars, and slam monsters into walls. The latter two are quests in which you can test your newly learned abilities to see if you can defeat your formidable foes! All quests take place in the Shrine Ruins Locale.
14 Weapon Types Available
|Long Sword||Sword & Shield|
|Dual Blades||Insect Glaive|
|Charge Blade||Switch Axe|
|Hunting Horn||Heavy Bowgun|
|Light Bowgun||Great Sword|
Demo - Save Data Transferrable to Main Game?
Save Data is NOT Transferrable
According to the official website, the demo save data cannot be transferred to the main game. Even if you worked hard to gather items at the demo, you cannot bring them to the main game, so let us just have fun with it.
There is a Demo Player Bonus
Although the demo save data cannot transferred to the main game, if you keep the save data of the Monster Hunter Rise Demo on your Switch, you will be able to claim some items as a demo player bonus. If you delete the save data of the demo, you will not be able to claim the bonus, so be careful not to erase it!