Monster Hunter World: Iceborne - Rajang update detailed, Resident Evil collaboration event & fan contest winners announced

This article was updated from its original draft to include newly announced November update content

More details have surfaced about the upcoming free update content to Monster Hunter World: Iceborne. This info comes from the PlayStation 4 event listings page and new trailers released by Capcom.


First, on October 10, the previously revealed Rajang will be added to the game, as well as a new Volcanic region to explore. The update will also add the ability to invite other players to your room and a new music player. Check out the update details below.

In the first free update for Monster Hunter World: Iceborne, hunters will be tasked with tangling with the fearsome Rajang in a new special assignment.

Complete the quests given to you by the Admiral to receive a special Rajang Claws pendant.

In addition, there’s more to explore in the Guiding Lands as a new Volcanic region appears. Delve deep into this new region to obtain materials to further customize your weapons and armor!

And that’s not all! You’ll now be able to hang out with other players in your room! use the new music player to change the music in your room and show off your favorite equipment with the all new equipment display.

In November, newly announced upcoming update content includes a Resident Evil 'Leon & Claire' collaboration as well as the fan contest design winners 'Black Eagle' weapon & 'Wiggler Set' Palico outfit.

Other previously announced upcoming update content includes additional monsters, an Astera Festival, and PS4-exclusive Horizon Zero Dawn collaboration quests.

Siliconera has translated the upcoming roadmap, which you can find below alongside a set of trailers for the update content.

October 2019 (Major Update Ver. 11.00)

  • New monster addition Rajang
  • My House updates

November 2019 (Ver. 11.50)

  • Horizon Zero Dawn: The Frozen Wilds collaboration quests round 1
  • While it isn’t mentioned on the schedule, there’s another unannounced collaboration in November. A fan contest weapon is also expected to release in November.*

December 2019 (Major Update Ver 12.00)

  • Major update that includes an additional monster
  • Astera Festival
  • Horizon Zero Dawn: The Frozen Wilds collaboration quests rounds 2 and 3

January 2020 (Continued updates in 2020)

  • Monster Hunter: World 2nd anniversary

*Update: This collaboration was revealed to be with Resident Evil 'Leon & Claire', and the fan contest weapon is the Black Eagle.

Monster Hunter World: Iceborne - Update Trailers

Horizon Zero Dawn: The Frozen Wilds Collaboration

Resident Evil 'Leon & Claire' Collaboration

"Black Eagle" Weapon Design Contest Winner

"Wiggler Set" Palico Design Contest Winner