“Monster Hunter: World” Official Release Date & Pre-Order TGS 2017 Announcement!

Last updated on September 22nd, 2017

Today, Capcom officially revealed the release date and pre-order details for their much anticipated action-RPG, Monster Hunter: World.  The announcement was made live at Sony’s annual PlayStation Press Conference ahead of the Tokyo Game Show 2017.

Alongside the announcement, a new trailer for the game was released featuring new monsters like the Pukei-Pukei and Nergigante, new locations like Coral Highlands and Astera, which is a base of operations for the Research Commission as they explore a new world, as well as a new piece of gear, the Glider mantle. You can check out the trailer above.

Monster Hunter: World Official Announcement!

We learn that the game will be available for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One worldwide on January 26, 2018, a Friday. Though no concrete released date for the PC was announced, the publisher affirmed that it’ll launch later for the platform.

Capcom shared details of the pre-order sets and bonuses including, Special Pre-order Bonuses, the Physical / Digital “Deluxe Edition”, and the Physical “Collector’s Edition”.

Capcom will being taking pre-orders starting from today!

Special Pre-order Bonuses (Any Digital/Physical Editions)


*Please note that the Origin Set armor and Fair Wind Charm talisman may be made available through alternative means at a later date.

*Pre-ordering any Digital Editions on the PS Store will also net you a Custom PS4 Theme.

Digital Deluxe Edition:


  • Digital Copy of Monster Hunter: World
  • Samurai Set
  • Three In-Game Gestures
  • Two Sticker Sets
  • Extra Face Paint
  • Hairstyle Options
  • 14 Weapon-themed PSN Avatars (*PlayStation Only)

The Digital Deluxe Edition will retail for $69.99.

*Contents for the Digital Deluxe Edition can be purchased separately on January 26.

Physical Collector’s Edition


  • Physical Copy of Monster Hunter: World
  • All Customizable Contents of Deluxe Edition
  • 32-page Hardcover Art-Book
  • High-quality Flagship Monster Statuette
  • Code for Digital Soundtrack
  • Special Collector’s Edition Box

The Physical Collector’s Edition will retail for $149.99.

Also, Sony has announced a custom Monster Hunter World-themed PS4 Pro coming, but has not provided details if it’ll be available globally.


Again, Monster Hunter: World will launch worldwide for the PS4 and Xbox One on January 26, 2018 and a PC release following sometime later.

Need more of Monster Hunter: World? Then, check out these Weapons Showcase trailers! If you’re more of a strategist, then this Hunting 101 trailer and survey of the Wildspire Waste, complete with recon images will help you in your hunt.

You can also check out this Interview with Director Yuya Tokuda  and Producer Ryozo Tsujimoto  on the new features of Monster Hunter: World. Such as this 4 Player Online Co-Op demonstrated by Director and Producer themselves.

Visit the Monster Hunter: World wiki

Soon, the Tokyo Game Show 2017 will commence with two business days from September 21-22, then on September 23-24 it’ll be open for the public to enjoy.

Also, if you haven’t heard, Fextralife is, like always, attending on the business days. This time for TGS 2017, we’ll be covering the Dark Souls  like CODE VEIN, Monster Hunter: World and Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet  among others!

You can keep up with the upcoming event at TGS 2017!

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