Monster Hunter World Beta sign-up was announced at Paris Game Show 2017, and is a pre-release test due to launch worldwide in December 9th 2017. Special thanks for contributors Monster Venandi, Lucent Moon, CTRHater777, NihilisticPoet, !Medic, and many more from the MHW Discord for helping gather carvings and other information from the beta!

How to claim Beta Rewards

Go to "My Room" in Astera and talk to the Housekeeper felyne. On the menu "Claim Add-On & Bonuses" you will find your rewards

Beta quest completion bonuses:


Monster Hunter World Beta

How do I sign-up for the Monster Hunter World Beta?

Be a PlayStation Plus subscriber. There is no word yet on any other requirements, such as having to pre-order the game. This will be updated when exact specifics are known.


Monster Hunter World Beta Dates

December 9th, 2017- December 12th, 2017

December 22nd, 2017 - December 26th, 2017

January 19th, 2018 - January 22nd, 2018 


Monster Hunter World Beta Platforms

Playstation 4


Can the Monster Hunter Wolrd Beta be Played Offline?

No. Since the goal of the Beta is to test server loads prior to the game's release.


What Can I Play in the Monster Hunter World Beta?

There will be 3 Quests players can play that hunt the Monsters: Great Jagras, Barroth and Anjanath


Monster Hunter World Beta Information (PS Plus)

Single Player

Play online single player by departing alone on any of the quests.

  • You must be online even when playing single player.


Participate in multiplayer with players from around the world.

  • You also have the option during quest creation to set a language filter, which will match you only with players with the same language as you.
  • Certain online features will be unavailable in the beta, such as the ability to join quests midway through, Guild Cards, removing other players from a quest, and friend invites (these features will be available in the full retail version).

Three Different Quests

"Great Devourer, Great Jagras"
Great Jagras Hunt
Locale: Ancient Forest
"Wildspire Rampage"
  Barroth Hunt
Locale: Wildspire Waste
"The Ancient Forest Menace"
  Anjanath Hunt
Locale: Ancient Forest

Character Creation and Naming

You will be able to choose from six different presets each for male and female hunters, as well as six presets for your Palico, and give them each a name of your choosing. (The full retail version will feature much deeper customization features!)

Voice and Text Chat

Training Area

Test out any of the 14 different weapon types in a private training space!

Available Languages (Voice & Text)

English, French, Italian, German, Japanese, Spanish

Participation Bonuses

You can get special bonuses for participating in the beta!

Face Paint

Completing any of the three quests featured in the beta will earn you one Face Paint to customize your character with in the full retail version.

Item Sets

Completing each of the three quests for the first time will earn you item sets you can use in the full retail version. Items include lifepowder, max potions, shock traps, and lots more that will help you out on the hunt!

Important Notes About This Beta:

  • The beta schedule is subject to change or cancellation without notice.
  • This beta is online only. An internet connection is required to participate.
  • Data will not be saved. Once the application is closed, your character's name, appearance, equipment, and all other settings will be reset to default.
  • Quest completion data will be saved to the server.
  • To claim participation bonuses in the full retail version, you must be logged into the same Sony Entertainment Network (SEN) account that was used at the time the quests were completed in the beta.
  • Size: 5.1 GB.
  • Not compatible with PlayGo.
  • Trophies are not available.
  • Compatible with PS Vita Remote Play.
  • Customer Support will not be available for the beta.

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