Monster Hunter Rise welcomes a Sonic the Hedgehog collaboration

Monster Hunter Rise Sonic Capcom Collaboration
Monster Hunter Rise Sonic Capcom Collaboration (Image credit: Capcom)

What you need to know

  • Monster Hunter Rise is a game in which players use weapons to defeat large monsters.
  • The game has been supported with content post-launch, including collaborations with other Capcom games.
  • Thie next collaboration is with Sega's Sonic the Hedgehog, coming on November 26.

Capcom has continued to support Monster Hunter Rise months after its launch in mid-2021. With several collaborations with other Capcom games, Monster Hunter Rise players continued to access fun event quests and armor sets for Hunters, Palicoes, and Palamutes alike.

This collaboration is between Capcom and industry giant Sega, who created the iconic character, Sonic the Hedgehog. In a tweet by the official Monster Hunter account showcased a Hunter running in a similar fashion to Sonic, collecting gold rings around the map.

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The new content features a Sonic-themed layered armor outfit for your Hunter, a Palico costume that makes them look exactly like the blue hedgehog, and a Palamute costume resembling Tails, the two-tailed fox often featured in Sonic the Hedgehog games.

The Sonic the Hedgehog X Monster Hunter Rise collaboration goes live in Monster Hunter Rise November 26, 2021. The content will be free, so don't worry if you're not inclined to purchase additional DLC on the Nintendo Switch eShop.

Nadine Dornieden

Nadine is a freelance writer for iMore with a specialty in all things Nintendo, often working on news, guides, reviews, and editorials. She's been a huge Nintendo fan ever since she got to pet her very own Nintendog, and enjoys looking at Nintendo's place in the video game industry. Writing is her passion, but she mostly does it so that she can pay off her ever-growing debt to Tom Nook. Her favorite genres are simulation games, rhythm games, visual novels, and platformers. You can find her at @stopthenadness on Twitter, where she'll more than likely be reposting cute Animal Crossing content.