Players Have Spent Over 10 Million Hours in Monster Hunter World Betas, Final Beta Starts Today

The final beta for Monster Hunter: World is here and the team behind the extensive upcoming title [...]


The final beta for Monster Hunter: World is here and the team behind the extensive upcoming title have a lot of reason to celebrate before its official launch! The game's Twitter account boasted the phenomenal news that over 10 million hours of beta gametime has been put in by PlayStation 4 players, and that's incredibly impressive! Time to log some more hours though, because the final beta kicks off later on today.

For those PlayStation players that haven't gotten a chance to get their hands on the latest Monster Hunter yet, the final beta stage begins today at 6 PM PS until January 21st ending at the same time.

"Hunters, get one final taste of the thrill of the hunt before the full game release with the Monster Hunter: World Beta on PlayStation 4! Invite your friends and get ready to face the terrifying Elder Dragon Nergigante!"


  • Internet connection
  • PlayStation 4
  • 5.9 GB of free space
  • Your Hunting Spirit

But before you head in, make sure to check out this video first! Producer Ryozo Tsujimoto sat down to explain a few tips on how to take on the impressive Nergigante mentioned in the beta information above. He's a challenge, so why not take a few cues from the man that helped create this experience?

For more about the game before it releases January 26th on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC:

"Battle gigantic monsters in epic locales. As a hunter, you'll take on quests to hunt monsters in a variety of habitats. Take down these monsters and receive materials that you can use to create stronger weapons and armor in order to hunt even more dangerous monsters. In Monster Hunter: World, the latest installment in the series, you can enjoy the ultimate hunting experience, using everything at your disposal to hunt monsters in a new world teeming with surprises and excitement."

  • Welcome to the new world: taking on the role of a Hunter, players are tasked with going on a research expedition to a newly discovered continent known only as "new world".
  • Living and breathing ecosystem: utilize the surrounding environment and wildlife to your advantage.
  • Online drop-in multiplayer: when the battle is too daunting to take on single-handedly, hail up to three other hunters to assist during quests by sending up a sos flare to a worldwide server.
  • Hunt to craft new Gear: defeat monsters and collect loot from fallen foes to craft equipment and weapons styled after the monsters that have been slain.
  • SEAMLESS gameplay: players and monsters can move from One map area to another freely and without loading screens whilst gameplay also dynamically transitions between night and day.