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Monster Hunter World: Iceborne - here's a gameplay breakdown, and a look at new and returning monsters

The Monster Hunter World expansion Iceborne was revealed overnight, and here's a gameplay breakdown of in case things moved a bit too quickly for you.

Along with the announcement of Monster Hunter World: Iceborne came the news that Nergigante will finally be available in its arch-tempered form.


The creature will be available to defeat through a limited time event on May 11. Expect new attacks and "swifter movements,"  to counter as you strive to earn materials for a new Armour set.

Iceborne will also feature a new story, the new Hoarfrost Reach location, a new Master Rank,  and of course, new monsters.

These monster include: the Banbaro, Beotodus, Nargacuga, and Velkhana - an elder dragon.

There's plenty more information on the Monster Hunter World: Iceborne expansion through the reveal post from last night.

Along with the video breaking down the announcement trailer from Arekkz, here's one giving you a look at some of the new and returning monsters.

And finally, here's a set of images showing off the new armor and new monsters.

Monster Hunter: Iceborne will release worldwide for consoles on September 6, and in "winter" for PC.

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