Rise of the Monster Hunter
Picture: Capcom

We are approaching the one-year milestone of Rise of the Monster Hunter and Capcom still shows strong support for the title.

Just a few weeks ago, it released the PC version of the game on Steam, and more recently announced that the title had shipped over 8 million units worldwide. Sunbreak DLC is also on the way.

Now in the latest news – it released the Version 3.8.0 patch update – it comes with new (coming soon) event quests and bug fixes. Here are the full patch notes, courtesy of the game’s official site:

Patch: Ver.3.8.0


  • To use the DLC and play online, you must update Monster Hunter Rise to the latest version.
    • – You can check which version you are on at the bottom right of the title screen.
    • – Online play requires a Nintendo Switch Online membership.
  • If you don’t have internet access, you can play local multiplayer, as long as each player is using the same software version.
    • – Please visit Nintendo’s support page for more information.

Available January 27, 2022

Main additions/modifications

  • Notifications for add-on and other content will now be displayed on the title screen and in the Mail.
    You can enable/disable this option by going to Options > Promotion.
  • Some Korean, Simplified Chinese, and Traditional Chinese text will now be displayed in a calligraphy font.
  • New event quests will be available every week.
  • The new DLC can be purchased from Nintendo eShop.

Bug fixes / Miscellaneous


  • Fixed a bug where the Host would show up with a Cohoot on their arm on the Guest screen if the Host canceled their Cohoot’s call as the Guest entered the lobby.


  • Fixed a bug that sometimes prevented a monster’s falling animation from playing to the end.
  • Fixed a bug where certain attacks, such as Sticky Ammo, would sometimes not do damage if they hit at the exact same time the slime crust around Jyuratodus’ neck was broken.


  • Fixed a bug that caused the 4th color of type 1 clothing to differ between the thumbnail and the actual model.
  • Fixed a bug causing hair to clip through armor when combining certain hairstyles with certain armor pieces.
  • Fixed a bug causing different numbers to display for the same hairstyles on the character edit screen and add-on content screen.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the back part of sideburns of “Long Hinoa” and “Long Minoto” hairstyles to go through the skin.
  • Fixed a bug causing clipping in the player character’s upper arm when combining certain arm and waist armors.
  • Fixed a bug that sometimes caused the player character and their friends to appear simultaneously on the preview screen when selecting “Change Equipment”.
  • Fixed a bug that caused buddies to show up in their old armor on the save file selection screen if you change their armor by following specific steps.
  • Fixed a bug causing occasional elemental effects on Buddy’s weapons that don’t have an element on them.
  • Fixed a bug that sometimes prevented the recovery guide from being displayed when the player is hit by a restrictive attack for the first time.
  • Fixed a bug causing crafting item consumption issues under certain circumstances, when using items through the radial menu while the player’s weapon is unsheathed.
  • Fixed a bug causing the player to always perform a running landing if they hit the ground with the Switch Ax in Sword Mode.
  • Fixed a bug when combining a back dodge to a slash with the charge blade in sword mode.


  • Fixed a bug that caused the color of the Prism Spiribird to appear incorrectly on the map icon list.
  • Fixed a bug that sometimes caused the game to crash if it took a long time to start.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the game to crash if you performed certain steps in the Mutual Likes list, causing an empty slot to appear, and then selecting that empty slot.
  • Fixed various text bugs.
  • Other miscellaneous bugfixes have been made.

Have you already downloaded this update? Notice anything else? Leave a comment below.

[source monsterhunter.com]