Review

Review: MHW Iceborne is an essential expansion

Capcom’s behemoth series gets the mammoth upgrade it deserves

Game Director
Fujioka Kaname
Key Credits
Ryozo Tsujimoto (Producer), Takuro Hiraoka (Lead game designer)

A monster-sized expansion that builds on and enhances Monster Hunter: World in every way, Iceborne is an essential upgrade for hunters craving new monsters, challenges, and gear.

  • A truly monster-sized expansion with plenty of quests and new gear to keep you busy across all areas.
  • Fantastic addition of new, classic, and subspecies of monsters aptly raising the challenge.
  • Excellent Clutch Claw and additional weapon skills add depth and variety to play style and tactics.
  • A much larger and better integrated gathering hub for online multiplayer.
  • Newcomers need to beat the base game first - no ifs or buts.
5 / 5
Version tested
PlayStation 4
Game Director
Fujioka Kaname
Key Credits
Ryozo Tsujimoto (Producer), Takuro Hiraoka (Lead game designer)

A monster-sized expansion that builds on and enhances Monster Hunter: World in every way, Iceborne is an essential upgrade for hunters craving new monsters, challenges, and gear.

  • A truly monster-sized expansion with plenty of quests and new gear to keep you busy across all areas.
  • Fantastic addition of new, classic, and subspecies of monsters aptly raising the challenge.
  • Excellent Clutch Claw and additional weapon skills add depth and variety to play style and tactics.
  • A much larger and better integrated gathering hub for online multiplayer.
  • Newcomers need to beat the base game first - no ifs or buts.
5 / 5
Version tested
PlayStation 4