Monster Hunter Rise demo downloads put heavy pressure on Nintendo eShop servers
Nintendo’s eShop servers are under heavy pressure as players flood their servers with downloads for a limited-time free demo of Monster Hunter Rise.
Monster Hunter Rise for Nintendo Switch offers a free, limited-time demo for new and veteran players to try. With the demo only requiring 1.6GB of storage space, enthusiastic fans swarmed with the downloadable demo, putting a strain on Nintendo’s eShop servers. Nintendo Japan asks users of their official Twitter account to be patient in order not to crash the servers. Part of the excitement of longtime fans is the appearances of classic monsters, including the return of Khezu and Arzuros, without a doubt a big reason why fans are on their toes to try out the limited time free demo.
Capcom hosted an event for Monster Hunter Rise, releasing a new trailer and finally revealing the expected demo launch date. The demo can be accessed from Nintendo eShop with your Nintendo Account, and up to four players can play the demo locally. However, Nintendo Switch Online membership is required to play the online multiplayer version, which costs $ 3.99 per month, $ 7.99 for three months, or $ 19.99 for an entire year. There is also an option for a family plan, at $ 34.99, with the requirement to have two accounts linked to the plan.
The the demo is available with a limited playthrough. You can test two quests which are the Great Izuchi Beginner Quest and the Mizutsune Intermediate Quest which can only be played 30 times. There is also a Basic Training Quest and a Wyvern Riding Training Quest, however once you reach this limit both quests will no longer be available. Enthusiastic gamers have access to the demo until February 1 at 3 p.m. ET.
The release date of Monster Hunter Rise has been set for a global launch on March 26 this year. Capcom has also released a Monster Hunter Rise– themed friend who will unlock a set of special armor for their owners when they are scanned. Besides, Monster Hunter Rise will also bring old mechanics and monsters from previous titles, which has got fans excited. Of course, new monsters like the Wire Bug and the Wyvern Riding also keep fans on their toes.
Developers and gamers are thrilled to release this game with a brand new story set in a new location with lots of new and old monsters to hunt. Additionally, Capcom will also be releasing a new game alongside Monster Hunter Rise, called Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin. With the limited-time free demo available, players are bound to wish that the game had a free version.
Monster Hunter Rise will be released on March 26, 2021 for Nintendo Switch.
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