A new Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak crafting system is coming in Title Update 1, giving you the chance to expand and customize your build even further. Qurious Crafting will let you augment your armor, and it'll use a new set of materials also being added as part of the update.
What's the new Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak crafting system about?
Monster Hunter Rise is still being updated regularly, with the game's latest update bringing new content and mechanics to both Rise and new expansion Sunbreak. Major updates for the game are known as Title Updates, and Capcom has revealed a sneak peek of what we can expect from the upcoming first major Title Update for Sunbreak. A brand new Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak crafting system is coming by the name of Qurious Crafting, and it'll let you augment your armor to give you even more protection from the game's many terrifying beasts.
Armor is, of course, a huge part of Monster Hunter Rise, whether it's layered armor or the stuff you wear to stop yourself getting clobbered too hard by monsters. As such, the new Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak Qurious Crafting system allows you to upgrade your armor. It'll utilize brand new materials that are being added alongside the system in the upcoming Title Update 1, and will let you upgrade attributes like overall defense and elemental resistance, as well as boosting the power of certain skills. Naturally, we'll learn more about Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak Title Update 1, which is due next month, in the coming weeks, so stay tuned for updates on this.
Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak has proven pretty popular
Since Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak launched on June 29th, it's managed to rack up more than 2 million sales, which, given that Monster Hunter Rise has sold more than 8 million copies since launch, puts combined sales of both Rise and its expansion at over 10 million. There's a good reason for that performance, too; Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak is a massive expansion that adds lots of content to the already-heaving Rise, bringing new monsters, story scenarios, and gear as well as more areas to explore and plenty more.
You can grab Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak right now on both PC and Nintendo Switch, where it'll set you back $39.99. Of course, you will need the base Monster Hunter Rise game to play it, and it might also be a good idea to prepare yourself for Sunbreak before you get stuck into it. If you're just starting out on your Monster Hunter Rise journey, make sure to take a look at our beginner's guide, which should give you everything you need to get situated in the game's world.