Monster Hunter: World

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Monster Hunter: World
Monster Hunter: World cover
Developers
Capcom
Engines
MT Framework
Release dates
Windows August 9, 2018
Monster Hunter: World at Wikipedia
Monster Hunter
Monster Hunter Frontier Online 2007
Monster Hunter: Frontier G 2013
Monster Hunter Online 2013
Monster Hunter: World 2018

General information

Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
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Windows
Gamesplanet
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Windows
Green Man Gaming
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Windows
Humble Store
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Windows
Steam
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Windows
All versions require Steam and Denuvo Anti-Tamper DRM.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\graphics_option.ini[Note 1]
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/582010/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <Steam-folder>\userdata\<user-id>\582010\remote\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/582010/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Display Options.
Display Options.
Advanced Graphics Settings (1/2).
Advanced Graphics Settings (1/2).
Advanced Graphics Settings (2/2).
Advanced Graphics Settings (2/2).
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
Support added in the 5.1 Title Update. Accessed through the Aspect Ratio setting in the Display menu. Some cutscenes aren't supported.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
A game restart is needed to change mode in the display options.
You can also press Alt+ Enter to switch between fullscreen and window mode.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Low, Medium, High. Unknown what values are being used.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
TAA, FXAA or FXAA + TAA.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Set frame rate to No Limit in the display options. Capped at 300 FPS.
High dynamic range display (HDR)
Native HDR output was added in Title Update 3.

Input settings[edit]

DualShock 4 button prompts[edit]

Download and extract the DualShock 4 button prompts mod to the installation folder.

Switch Pro button prompts[edit]

Download and extract the Switch Pro button prompts mod to the installation folder.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Sound effects, voice, music.
Surround sound
"3D sound" option for headphones.
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Can be forced using Special K.

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Arabic
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Polish
Brazilian Portuguese
Russian
Spanish

VR support[edit]

3D modes Native Notes
Nvidia 3D Vision
See Monster Hunter World.

Issues fixed[edit]

Black screen or crash on launch[edit]

AMD users: Update display drivers to 18.8.1 or newer[1]

Frame rate drops while using v398.82 or newer display drivers (Nvidia only)[edit]

The latest Nvidia drivers have specific overrides for the game that causes frame rate losses in some areas.[2]
Downgrade drivers to v398.36 (Win10, Win7/8.x).
Use Nvidia Profile Inspector to set 0x0094C538 and 0x105E2A1D to 0x0.
Seems to no longer be the problem with drivers v411.63, possibly several older ones as well.

Low texture resolutions[edit]

Update the game as this is fixed as of build 167353.[3]

Bad CPU utilization[edit]

Download and use the Special K mod.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7, 8, 8.1, 10[4]
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5-4460 3.2 GHz
AMD FX-6300[5]
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 20 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 760
AMD Radeon R7 260X
2 GB of VRAM
DirectX 11 compatible
Sound (audio device) DirectSound compatible (DirectX 9.0c or higher)
A 64-bit system is required.
The minimum requirements are for 30 FPS at 1080p on LOW graphic settings. The recommended requirements are for 30 FPS at 1080p on HIGH graphic settings.

Notes

  1. When running this game without Administrator elevation, activity in %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMFILES(X86)%, and %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore\ (more details).
  2. 2.0 2.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/582010/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (582010) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References