The PC version of Monster Hunter Rise is finally here, and this game is best experienced in cooperative multiplayer with a group of friends. The Monster Hunter series first came to PC with the port of Monster Hunter World and its expansion, Iceborne, but World works a bit differently than traditional Monster Hunter games like Rise. The multiplayer system in Monster Hunter Rise is much simpler than in World, and you won't have to worry about watching cutscenes or anything like that. Here's everything you need to know about co-op multiplayer in Monster Hunter Rise on PC.
How to play with friends in Monster Hunter Rise on PC
To play with other players in Monster Hunter Rise, you will need to create or join a multiplayer lobby. You can do this by talking to Senri the Postman in the middle of Kamura Village. Just follow these steps to create a multiplayer lobby in Monster Hunter Rise.
- Talk to Senri the Postman in Kamura Village
- Select Play Online
- Create a lobby
Once you've created an online room, your friends will be able to join the session by finding you on their in-game friends list and selecting "View Room Info". You can also find your friends on your friends list and send an invitation to your session. They can then accept the invitation by choosing "Accept invitation in lobby" when talking to Senri the Postman. If you set a password for your lobby, be sure to share it with your friends. If you haven't set an access code, random players will be able to join your session.
How to Join Friend Quests
Once you and your friends are in the same multiplayer lobby, one of you can post a quest to the Gathering Hub and everyone can hunt together. Village quests can only be done solo, so you'll need to use the Gathering Hub quest counter for co-op.
Once someone has posted a quest in the Gathering Hub, players can join it by interacting with the quest board to the right of Minoto at the quest counter. When everyone has joined the quest, you can prepare and start the quest as a group. People can also join the ongoing quest in case someone gets left behind.
How to play online with randoms
If you don't have a predefined hunting squad, you can seek help from random online players who also play Monster Hunter Rise on PC. Simply follow the same steps listed above to create an online lobby or choose Find Lobby when talking to Senri the Mailman to join someone else's session. Then you can post a quest to the Gathering Hub or join someone else's posted quest using the same method as described above.
Does Monster Hunter Rise have crossplay?
Monster Hunter Rise doesn't feature cross-play between the Nintendo Switch and PC versions of the game. There's also no cross-save feature, so all Nintendo Switch hunters will have to start over with a new save if they want to. play on pc. There's still plenty of time to catch up before Sunbreak releases this summer.
Monster hunter rise is available now on Nintendo Switch and PC.