Whenever there is a platform exclusive game, fans from other gaming platforms start searching on when that game will arrive on other gaming platforms. Such is the case with Monster Hunter Rise which is a Nintendo Switch Exclusive for the time being.
The game will release on PC as well however, officially, players can’t play Monster Hunter Rise on PC until 2022. Since 2022 is quite far, how can one play Monster Hunter Rise on PC right now? Well, the answer is by using an emulator. One such Nintendo Switch emulator us Ryujinx. The game is already playable on that emulator.
Monster Hunter Rise is playable in Ryujinx on day one! A couple of small bugs that remain are being worked on, and optimizations are on the way! 🦕🗡️ pic.twitter.com/O7QtZW4ZOm
— Ryujinx (@RyujinxEmu) March 26, 2021
If you are wondering that how can you use this Nintendo Switch emulator on PC then the process isn’t that complex. However, the first thing you should know is what whether your PC can run the Ryujinx emulator. The system requirements are as following:
- OS: 64-bit Windows 7, 64-bit Windows 8 (8.1) or 64-bit Windows 10
- Processor: Intel CPU Core i7 3770 3.4 GHz / AMD CPU AMD FX-8350 4 GHz
- Memory: 6 GB RAM
- Graphics: Nvidia GPU GeForce GTX 770 / AMD GPU Radeon R9 290
- Storage: 15 GB available space
These are the minimum requirements for the emulator. If you have better specs then these, your game will run better.
How to Install Ryujinx to Play Monster Hunter Rise
Now as I mentioned before, Installing the Nintendo Switch Emulator isn’t that complex. All you need to do is go to the website, download the latest build and follow the steps described in the documentation.
However, if you aren’t that tech savvy and want video assistance on installing the emulator and playing Monster Hunter Rise on the PC, you can checkout this helpful video:
While the emulator will run the game for you, just keep in mind that it won’t be perfect. So if you can wait until next year, we will definitely recommend that. However, your itch is big, the Ryujinx emulator can do a little scratching for your for the time being.