Monster Hunter Rise: The Sunbreak game and expansion will not support cross-play

Capcom has confirmed that the Switch and PC versions of Monster Hunter Rise and its upcoming Sunbreak expansion will not offer cross-save or cross-play functionality

Bad news for those aiming to play Monster Hunter Rise and its next expansion, Sunbreak, in cross-play between PC and Switch. The Japanese giant Capcom said in the last few hours that it has evaluated the possibility of allowing players to transfer save data between the two versions of the game, as well as supporting online gaming between the two platforms, both apparently highly requested features; however, it would appear that the outcome of these assessments was negative. Let’s see all the details about it in the next lines of this article.

Capcom: “We were unable to implement cross-play and cross-save in Monster Hunter Rise and Sunbreak”

In the last few hours, a spokesperson for Capcom said the following: “We have listened to your requests regarding the features of cross-save e cross-play per Monster Hunter Rise and the DLC Sunbreak, but unfortunately, after looking through the entire development process, we have decided that we are unable to implement these options. As always, we appreciate your continued feedback and support ”.

Monster Hunter Rise: The Sunbreak game and expansion will not support cross-play

The version PC from Monster Hunter Rise will be released via Steam on January 12, 2022, but players will be able to try it when one is launched demo this Wednesday. The game will support 4K resolution and ultrawide monitors, offering “unlimited” framerates, improved textures and optimized keyboard and mouse controls.

The aforementioned title, which is the sixth main installment in the series, was released for Switch a March 2021. Capcom said last week that it has distributed over 7.5 million units worldwide. Earlier this month, the publisher announced Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak, a “massive expansion” slated for release in the summer of 2022 that will include new stories, locations and monsters to hunt, as well as new hunting actions and ranks for your hunter.

Capcom recently stated that it intends to make the PC its “main platform” in the coming years. Last month, the chief operating officer of the Japanese giant, Haruhiro Tsujimoto, said that Capcom “will focus mainly on software for PC” in the future. The executive indicated that Capcom hopes to increase PC software sales to the point where the platform accounts for half of all its sales by the end of next year.

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