Update Ver. 10.12.00 Outline
Note: With the release of Monster Hunter World: Iceborne,
the title screen will now show the currently installed version number.

Steam-Version-Only Additions and Changes

Important
In order to play online multiplayer or download add-on content, you must update to the latest version of Monster Hunter: World.
Available
January 9, 2020
Installing the update

In order to play on the same servers, owners of either Monster Hunter: World or Monster Hunter World: Iceborne must download a large update, which also includes optimized files of the Monster Hunter: World base game data.

Required Space for Iceborne

  • The game requires the following total space, regardless of whether you have purchased Monster Hunter World: Iceborne, are updating from Monster Hunter: World, or are installing the game for the first time.
    Game: 48GB required
    High Resolution Texture Pack: 45 GB required (optional)
  • An extra 300MB of free space is required for save data, and is not included in the figure above.
Additional Content Play Rights
In the Ver. 10.12.00 update, there are new features that can only be enjoyed after purchasing Monster Hunter World: Iceborne, and those that can be enjoyed by anyone just by installing the update.

Features that require the purchase of Iceborne are marked with a symbol.


Achievements
New achievements have been added.

Outline

New Story Progression

    New Actions

      New System Features

        Major Changes

          The Guiding Lands

            Other

              Balance change details are as follows:

              Player Actions

              Common Actions

                Great Sword

                  Long Sword

                    Sword & Shield

                      Dual Blades

                        Hammer

                          Hunting Horn

                            Lance

                              Gunlance

                                Switch Axe

                                  Charge Blade

                                    Insect Glaive

                                      Bow

                                        Light Bowgun, Heavy Bowgun

                                          Skill Adjustments and Changes

                                            Bug Fixes related to Skills

                                              Mantles

                                                Items

                                                  Food Skills

                                                    Palicoes

                                                      Camera

                                                        Abnormal Status

                                                          Quest/Monster Adjustments

                                                          Quest Adjustments

                                                            Monster Adjustments

                                                              User Interface

                                                              Options

                                                                Chat Window, Shoutouts, Stickers, Gestures, Poses

                                                                  Custom Radial Menu

                                                                    View Mode

                                                                      Other

                                                                        Facilities

                                                                        Item Box

                                                                          Smithy

                                                                            Quest Counter

                                                                              Research Base

                                                                                Botanical Research

                                                                                  Ecological Research

                                                                                    Resource Center

                                                                                      Poogie

                                                                                        Elder Melder

                                                                                          Endemic Life

                                                                                            Training Area

                                                                                              Other

                                                                                                Online Play & Graphics

                                                                                                Online Play

                                                                                                  Graphics

                                                                                                    Steam-Version-Only Additions and Changes

                                                                                                    System

                                                                                                      Options: General

                                                                                                        Title Menu: Options

                                                                                                          Options: Game Settings

                                                                                                            Options: Controller Settings

                                                                                                              Options: Camera Settings

                                                                                                                Options: Graphics Settings

                                                                                                                  Options: Sound Settings

                                                                                                                    Major Additions and Changes up to Console Title Update Ver. 12.02

                                                                                                                      Bug Fixes and Balance Tweaks up to Console Title Update Ver. 12.02