08 Mar 2021 4:28 PM +00:00

When is the Monster Hunters Stories 2 release date?

Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin is the latest entry in the Monster Hunter series.

The game, despite being a spin-off, will be compatible somewhat with the upcoming Monster Hunter Rise that launches later this month.

Here is everything you need to know.

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Release Date

It has been confirmed that Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin will be released on July 9th 2021 on PC via Steam and Nintendo Switch.


Check out the brand new Monster Hunter Stories 2 trailer below.

Pre-Order Bonus

Players who pre-order the game will get access to an exclusive Kamura Maiden Outfit for Ena.

Kamura Maiden Outfit
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EXCLUSIVE: The Kamura Maiden outfit will be a pre-order bonus for the game.

Deluxe Edition

Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin will have a Deluxe Edition, giving players many more goodies to help them on their adventure.

Here is what is included in the Deluxe Edition:

  • Rider's Layered Armor: Razewing Armor Alpha, Razewing Armor Beta
  • Ena's Outfit: Kuan Coat
  • Navirou's Outfits: Pukei-Pukei Costume, Nergigante Costume
  • Rider's Hairstyle: Spiky Nergal
  • Sticker Sets: Adventure Buddies 2, Adventure Buddies 3
Monster Hunter Stories 2 Deluxe Edition Contents
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DELUXE: Monster Hunter Stories 2's Deluxe Edition includes lots of goodies to help players.


There will be three Amiibo releasing alongside the game that can be used in-game.

Each Amiibo unlocks a different special layered armor set in the game.

Monster Hunter Stories 2 Amiibo
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COLLECTATHON: Collectors will love these new Amiibo's

These Amiibo will be exclusive to Gamestop in the US and EB Games in Canada, there is no word on whether they will be coming to the UK or not.

About Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin

If you're unfamiliar with the game, the official description reads:


"Hatch, raise, and live alongside monsters as a Monster Rider in this fun-filled RPG set in the Monster Hunter universe.

Our epic tale begins with the mass disappearance of Rathalos from around the world. At the start of the story, you meet a Wyverian girl who knew your illustrious grandfather, Red. She has been entrusted with an egg, but what's inside it? The fate of the world hangs in the balance as the exciting narrative about the Wings of Ruin unfolds.

Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin offers both RPG and Monster Hunter fans a unique new experience with a rich storyline featuring charming characters, challenging quests and friendly encounters with familiar monsters from the Monster Hunter series.

Assuming the role of a young Monster Rider who can use a Kinship Stone to form strong bonds with monsters, players can gain experience and improve their skills to form deeper connections with these wonderful creatures.

When ready, players can embark on memorable adventures filled with dramatic events and heartwarming friendships as the epic tale unfolds."

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