sonic frontiers is the last game to get the Monster hunter crossover treatment, and you’ll see free DLC the week after the game launches.
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The DLC will also include a meat grilling minigame that gives Sonic a power-up, inspired by the cooking mechanic from Monster Hunter.
The crossover DLC for Sonic’s open-world adventure will be released on November 14 and will include two new costumes for Sonic: Rathalos and Felyne Rathalos. sonic frontiers Meanwhile, it will launch on November 8 for PC, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch.
The costumes and screenshots of the cooking minigame can be seen in the Tweet below.
— ソニック・ザ・ヘッジホッグ【公式】 (@SonicOfficialJP) October 11, 2022
The DLC follows a similar crossover event in Monster Hunter: Ascendin which players could receive a Sonic costume for their hunter, as well as costumes for their palico and palamute.
Sonic has had a rough ride over the years, with many of his 3D adventures failing to impress critics. The pressure is high, therefore, in sonic frontierswhich will place Sonic in an open world game for the first time.
While many at first glance have compared the game to breath of the wildJon Peltz, in his advance to NME, was notably more cautious about the game’s prospects. Peltz criticized much of what he played, saying that the open world often seemed generic and that the platformers “felt like they needed some serious work”.
After the release on November 8, download the free collaboration pack on November 14 to get stylish Monster Hunter gear in-game and play a fun mini-game.
Enjoy this artwork prepared by the Monster Hunter series development team! pic.twitter.com/BiAoh0KK9a
– Monster Hunter (@monsterhunter) October 11, 2022
Still, Peltz left somewhat optimistic for the game’s final release, admitting that it “left the demo wanting to play more and see what the world and story had to offer.
“The concept and the ambition are there,” Peltz said. “Time will tell if the mechanics receive enough polish to make this a must-play in the franchise.”
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