Horizon Zero Dawn x Monster Hunter World: Iceborne arrives

Monster Hunter World

The PlayStation Blog has a new post from Capcom’s Yuri Araujo to announce a special collaboration event between Monster Hunter World and Horizon Zero Dawn. From now through January 10th, players can take part in “this multi-part crossover” a chance to craft the Light Bowgun called the Stormslinger Prototype.

Horizon Zero Dawn Art Director Ray Postma says of the weapon, “The Improved Stormslinger started out as an upgrade to the spear that the Banuk shaman Ourea wields in the Horizon Zero Dawn DLC expansion, The Frozen Wilds. For the design, we took the technical parts from that spear and arranged them on a ropecaster framework, which allowed us to plausibly extend its power capacity. Using the concept of “the more power the better” as a guiding principle, we then strapped together additional capacitators and wired all the technological parts together.”

To earn this weapon, players will need to hunt Zinogre, a “thunderous beast” in the Hoarfrost Reach in Iceborne. Players will need to be Master Rank 24+.

Players can also earn some flair during the event that is similar to a weapon pendant called Aloy’s Focus device.

Check out all of the details on the Monster Hunter World PlayStation Blog post.

About Monster Hunter World: Iceborne

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 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.

About Horizon Zero Dawn

In a lush, post-apocalyptic world where nature has reclaimed the ruins of a forgotten civilization, pockets of humanity live on in primitive hunter-gatherer tribes. Their dominion over the new wilderness has been usurped by the Machines – fearsome mechanical creatures of unknown origin. Horizon Zero Dawn is an exhilarating new action role-playing game exclusively for the PlayStation 4 System, developed by the award-winning Guerrilla Games, creators of PlayStation’s venerated Killzone franchise.

1 Comment

  1. The game looks so good. I might have to dive in once Iceborne comes to PC!

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