At the launch of the PC version of Monster Hunter World, the most common complaint - outside of the seemingly unrealistically high specs - was the game's various connection errors.
Monster Hunter World PC online sessions have been plagued with disconnects of all sorts, with those happening mid-fight being especially aggravating. After taking some time to investigate, Capcom has today rolled out a new patch.
Today's update, available to download on Steam, brings the game's version number to 151910. The update is focused mostly on addressing connection and matchmaking problems, which, as it turns out, are actually not all caused by the same issue.
The update fixes the disconnects that happen shortly after joining an online session, as well as those that prevent players from searching for an online session to begin with.
Disconnecting from a session during a hunt is trickier to fix, it would seem. Today's update should reduce the number of these instances, according to Capcom, but the developer will continue to look into this issue.
See below for the full change log:
- Fixed an issue where error messages would display and kick players offline when searching for online sessions.
- Teadjusted the matchmaking function to make it easier to find an online session via Search for an Online Session > Matchmake.
- Fixed an issue where error messages would display and kick players offline after having joined an online session.
- Fixed an issue where error messages would display and kick players offline while playing multiplayer.
- Fixed an issue where the error message "E_FAIL : hr" would display and the game would crash when switching to full screen mode.
Whether you're just getting started in Monster Hunter World yourself, or managed to hit a progression wall, be sure to bookmark our Monster Hunter World guide and return to it whenever you need assistance.