While the current emphasis for Monster Hunter Rise is its post-launch plans that is being acted upon on behalf of Capcom, there is more to come next year. Announced earlier this fall, Capcom unveiled the first expansion planned for the March release. In that, Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak is slated to ship sometime in summer 2022.
Aside from the official break of new content, Capcom has endlessly distributed crossover add-ons for Monster Hunter Rise for users to indulge in. Namely, most of the DLCs has been Capcom-owned IPs so far. Previously, the firm introduced Street Fighter’s Akuma earlier on alongside Mega Man’s Rush in a later update.
But, the latest feature crosses Capcom with Sega to showcase Sonic the Hedgehog with a new trailer playing ‘Escape the City’ behind the footage. You can watch the full video below:
“Team up as the famous duo from the Sonic the Hedgehog series with this layered armor,” the description for the content shares. “Suit up your hunter in Sonic duds, and dress your Palamute as Tails with this special equipment! Get your hands on layered armor to transform your Palico into Sonic! Not only will your Palico look just like Sonic, but they can blast forward with a Spin Dash!”
“When you use a Felvine Bulb to temporarily boost your Palico’s strength, they will transform into Super Sonic! Don’t miss the special animation when this happens, featuring all 7 Chaos Emeralds! You can also get trinkets such as a Sonic Figurine as rewards for completing the quests, so you can have fun spicing up your room in Kamura Village!”
Are you planning to see what all the noise about for the Sonic x Monster Hunter Rise add-on?
Monster Hunter Rise is out now for Nintendo Switch.