How to redeem Monster Hunter Rise preorder bonuses

Monster Hunter Rise releases on Nintendo Switch this week, leaving PlayStation, Xbox, and PC players waiting.

If you pre-ordered the game, you'll have been given some extra costumes and cosmetics to use that will be exclusive to early adopters.

Below, we'll run you through how to get them in-game.

All Monster Hunter Rise Preorder Bonuses

If you pre-order the standard version of the game, you'll get access to the following cosmetic items in-game:

  • Palamute Retriever Costume layered armor
  • Palico Forest Cat Costume layered armor
  • Novice Talisman for some extra assistance in the early stages

While they're not preorder exclusives, you'll also get the following if you buy the Special and Collector's Editions of Monster Hunter Rise.

  • "Kamurai" Hunter layered armor set
  • "Shuriken Collar" Palamute layered armor piece
  • "Fish Collar" Palico layered armor piece
  • Gestures (4 Jumps)
  • Samurai pose set
  • Kabuki face paint
  • "Izuchi Tail" hairstyle
Monster Hunter Rise preorder bonuses
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How to Redeem Preorder Bonus Items

If you bought the game digitally via the eShop, you should find the items in your game automatically once you've downloaded the game to your system and headed to your camp.

When the preorder download is initiated, your Switch should notice that you're entitled to the preorder bonus items and install them alongside your game.

If you bought the game physically, you should be sent a code to redeem on the eShop.

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It won't be a code included in the box, but rather a code that's either emailed to you by release date or included on your purchase receipt from the retailer.

Once you've got it, head to the eShop on your Switch, and head to 'Redeem Code' at the bottom of the list on the left of the screen, and type it in.

You should then be prompted to download the content to your system, making it live in game.

Once in game, you'll need to play through the intro section until you meet Senri the Courier, who's in charge of the online content in the game.

While talking to him, choose the Add-on Content option once it pops up, then choose Check for Add-Ons.

You should then be granted all of the content that was included as part of your pre-order.

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