Monster Hunter Rise Sunbreak is a new expansion pack that was announced for MH Rise (MHR) for Switch & PC. This includes release dates, monsters, new features to be added, & more!
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MH Rise Sunbreak Release Date
Released On Summer 2022
Although there's no exact release date for Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak, we can expect that the new DLC will be released in Summer 2022.
Release On Steam On Summer 2020
The game will also be released on Steam in Summer 2022, according to the official page; it's possible that the Steam release will correlate with the Nintendo Switch release date.
MH Rise Sunbreak Expansion Details
Announcement On MH Rise: Sunbreak
Capcom announced a new expansion pack that will be released for Nintendo Switch & PC. This includes a new storyline with more new monsters, new locales, gameplay elements, a new quest rank, and more!
Details With Sunbreak Announced On TGS 2021
|TGS 2021 Schedule||September 30, 2021|
- 06:00-06:50 PDT
- 22:00-22:50 JST
More details with Rise, Sunbreak, & Stories 2 will be discussed at the September 30th TGS Event. So stay tuned for updates!
MH Rise Updates Before The New DLC
Even if the newly announced DLC will not be released any time now, we can expect that Capcom is still updating Monster Hunter Rise and there are more events to complete before playing MH Rise: Sunbreak.
MH Rise Sunbreak Speculations
Iceborne Updates May Be Adopted
"Iceborne & Sunbreak" are both an extended content and it is possible that Iceborne's mechanics; such as Clutch Claw or Slinger Ammo may be adopted to Sunbreak.
Possible Western Designed Monster
In the trailer, the area gives a "Western" vibes to the game. It is possible that there are monsters related to western cultures in Sunbreak!
Possible Vaal Hazak Re-Appearance
Zombies are one of the mythical creatures in western culture, so there's a chance that Vaal Hazak re-appears on Sunbreak!
Another Apex Or Rare Variant Monsters
Subspecies & other monster variants also appear in G-Rank quests, and there's a possibility that they will appear in Sunbreak.All Apex Monsters List
Possible New Variant Of Existing Monster
There's also a pattern where existing or returning monsters have their subspecies in G-Rank. Expect that there will be subspecies of monster in Sunbreak like in Iceborne.
Possible New & Stronger Set Of Armor
Aside from Low Rank & High Rank Armor, it is also possible that there will be additional G-Rank Armor sets like in most Monster Hunter games. This new set of armors have higher stats compared to High Rank armors.All Armor List
New Set Of Actions Might Be Added
It is also announced that there will be new actions added in Sunbreak. Just like in Iceborne's Clutch Claw, it is possible that Sunbreak will add related Wirebugs actions.
Difficult Quests To Speedrun
Due to their increased difficulty, G-Rank quests are more appealing to speedrunners. There's a chance that G-Rank Rampage Quests will be much more difficult than the recent hub quests.Speedrun Guide - List Of Runs
New Area Will Be Added
There's a high chance that there will be new areas to explore, starting with the old castle in the trailer. It is also possible that this is the area where you face Elder Dragons.
New Storyline May Be Added
In the first part of the trailer, Rathalos is chasing some type of Dragon-Type Energy. Then a mysterious monster appears that may luring Rathalos. It is possible that Sunbreak is a story about the monsters being controlled by a mysterious dragon.
Appearance Of Ancient Dragons
In Monster Hunter franchise, there are ancient dragons that cause great danger. These monsters are served as the last boss in previous Monster Hunter Games. There's a chance that Dire Miralis may be the last boss in Sunbreak as there are evidence in the Relic Records that shows its existence in RIse.Relic Records - All Map Locations & Rewards