Read to find all you need to know about Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Beta Test; including demo and beta test schedule, applicable accounts, and how to enter the beta demo.
Beta Test Schedule
Beta Test Schedule For PS4 & Xbox One
|PS4||2019/8/30 12:00~ 2019/9/1 23:59 (PDT)|
|XB1||2019/9/2 12:00~ 2019/9/4 23:59 (PST)|
Velkhana Included In 3rd Beta Test
A week before the launch of Iceborne, players get a chance to face off with Velkhana, the new Elder Dragon, in the new MHW: Iceborne demo & beta test.
How To Play The Beta Test
Download the Beta Client
First, download the "Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Beta" from the PlayStation Store. The pre-download will be available from June 19th.Link to Official Iceborne Beta (PlayStation Store)
Type Quests Available In Beta
4 Quests Available in Beta
The 3rd Iceborne beta test will have 4 quests instead of the normal 3. When these quests are completed, Hunters will receive a commendation pack that they'll get once Iceborne has launched.
Quest Difficulty Increase Depending on Player Number
Quest difficulty will increase depending on the number of players, with different tiers for solo, pair, or group play.
Great Devourer, Great Jagras
|Field||The Ancient Forest|
|Reward||Great Jagras Hunt Commendation Pack|
The Big-Horned Banbaro
|Reward||Banbaro Hunt Commendation Pack|
The Wild Tigrex
|Reward||Tigrex Hunt Commendation Pack|
Velkhana of the Frost
|Reward||A-List Certified Pack|
What To Do In Beta Test
Available Features in Iceborne Beta
- 3 Types of quests
- Available for Solo / Multiplay
- New "Clutch Claw" action
- Revamped slinger firing mechanic
- New Raider Ride transportation
- New actions and combo mechanics for each weapon
- Training Area also available
Available For Solo / Multiplay
In this beta test, solo and multiplayer session will be available to play. However, you will be unable to join a quest in progress during the beta.
New "Clutch Claw" Action
You will also be able to try the newly added Clutch Claw function on your Slinger. You will be able to grapple onto your target and steer their movement patterns!
New Firing Mechanic for Slinger
Your Slinger fire functionality has been updated with new action; allowing you to weave shots between your attacks or unload all your pellets to sweep the monsters off their feet!
New Actions And Combos for Each Weapon
All existing weapon types have additional actions and combos to pull off in combat; allowing for even more diverse ways to take down your target!
Ride Monsters With Raider Ride
You can summon Tailraider monsters you make friends with to ask for assistance; they will carry you on their back and track your target with you!
Enjoy Photosnap With View Mode
With the addition of the View Mode, you will be able to take screen captures of your favorite moments during the hunt to share with your friends!
Can You Carry Over Character Customization?
Beta Will Only Have 6 Premade Characters
The beta will have 6 male, female and Palico premade model for you to choose from when customizing your character. You will not be able to custom craft your character or carry them over to the official release.