Monster Hunter World News: Here’s everything you missed from today’s Japanese live stream

By James Billcliffe
5 January 2018 16:35 GMT

Missed today’s Monster Hunter World live stream? Well here’s a handy video running through everything you need to know.

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First and foremost, a third PlayStation-exclusive beta was announced, and will start at 6PM PST on January 18 in the US and 2AM GMT on January 19 in the UK. The beta will run until 6PM PST on January 21 in the US and 2AM GMT on January 22 in the UK. Preload will be available the day before the beta’s due to start in each region.

This beta will be largely the same as the last ones, but features one new quest – a chance to fight the Elder Dragon, Nergigante – which was previously available at PlayStation Experience.

More good news to come out of the stream was that story quests are being revamped to stop teams from having to replay missions over and over again for each member of the party.

Monster Hunter: World is due out for PS4 and Xbox One on January 26, before it launches on PC later in 2018.

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