Monster Hunter Wilds announced, coming in 2025
During The Game Awards 2023, Capcom announced that the next major entry for the long-running Monster Hunter series, Monster Hunter Wilds is coming in 2025 for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC via Steam.
Longtime Monster Hunter Producer Ryozo Tsujimoto took the stage at the event to announce a debut trailer for the title, showcasing a mounted hunter in a desert environment while being chased. The framing of the trailer indicates an open-world approach to the title, but Capcom has not explicitly stated if this is the case.
Capcom also briefly celebrated the series history, which began nearly 20 years ago in 2004, with 95 million total copies sold worldwide to date.
Check out the brief debut trailer below, alongside some additional info from Capcom, and some initial screenshots.
Today at The Game Awards 2023, Capcom, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, announced Monster Hunter Wilds This brand-new entry in the award-winning Monster Hunter series is now in development and is gearing up to release in 2025 for PlayStation®5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC via Steam.
“We’re thrilled to announce Monster Hunter Wilds today and reveal the newest entry in the Monster Hunter series to fans all over the world,” said Monster Hunter series producer Ryozo Tsujimoto. “Our team is working passionately to create the greatest Monster Hunter experience yet, and we’re eager to play the game with everyone when it launches in 2025. Until then, please look forward to summer 2024, when we’ll have more information to share.”
The Monster Hunter series is now celebrating its 20th anniversary. Since 2004, the beloved co-op action RPGs have sold over 95 million units worldwide. In the games, players hunt larger-than-life foes across expansive natural environments. Each monster poses a unique challenge, so players must plan carefully, form hunting parties with friends, and utilize everything at their disposal to survive these thrilling set-piece quests. As a reward for overcoming their quarry, hunters can harvest the remains to craft equipment and upgrade their customizable arsenal for the challenges ahed.