Expansion launches for PS4, Xbox One on September 6
CAPCOM began streaming a trailer on Wednesday for Monster Hunter World: Iceborne, the new expansion for the Monster Hunter World game. The video highlights the monster Barioth.
The official Monster Hunter YouTube channel also began streaming a Japanese television commercial for the game on Thursday. The video reveals that Yian Garuga will appear in the game.
The channel is also streaming a commercial that highlights the expansion's new features.
CAPCOM Japan is also streaming a story commercial for the expansion.
The expansion will launch for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on September 6 and for PC via Steam in January 2020. The expansion will feature a new story that begins after the events of the main game, as well as new quest ranks, locales, monsters, moves, and equipment.
Monster Hunter World launched worldwide on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in January 2018, and shipped 5 million copies worldwide (including digital sales) in its first three days to set a new franchise record. CAPCOM then launched the game for PC last August. The game has shipped 12 million copies worldwide as of May 10. The Monster Hunter series has cumulatively shipped 54 million copies worldwide as of March 31.