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Monster Hunter World: Iceborne gets two formidable dragons this month

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Capcom has announced an April 23 release date for Monster Hunter World: Iceborne (opens in new tab) Title Update 13.5, which adds two fierce dragons into the mix. As promised, the update is the first to arrive on all platforms at the same time, going live on PS4, Xbox One, and PC at the same time next Thursday.

First up is the horned Elder Dragon Kulve Taroth, returning this time for a new Master Rank quest that'll surely test your dragon-slaying abilities. You'll only have a limited time to prove to the scaly bastard who's boss and use its loot to craft new armor and upgrade weapons, so don't delay.

Capcom is also introducing a new Arch-Tempered Elder Dragon with Namielle, a beautifully-terrifying black-and-blue beast with huge wings first introduced in the Iceborne expansion. Just like Kulve, taking down Namielle will be a challenge worth enduring, as the limited-time event will provide the loot necessary to craft themed gear.

The massive Monster Hunter World: Iceborne expansion released late last year to mostly glowing reviews praising the breadth of new content it adds. GamesRadar's Austin Wood said Iceborne "adds and changes so much that it really does feel like a whole second game – one that's every bit as compelling and rewarding as Monster Hunter World itself."

If you are returning to Monster Hunter World for the Iceborne expansion or picking the game up for the first time, be sure to check out these essential Monster Hunter World tips (opens in new tab).

Jordan Gerblick
Jordan Gerblick

After scoring a degree in English from ASU, I worked as a copy editor while freelancing for places like SFX Magazine, Screen Rant, Game Revolution, and MMORPG on the side. Now, as GamesRadar's west coast Staff Writer, I'm responsible for managing the site's western regional executive branch, AKA my apartment, and writing about whatever horror game I'm too afraid to finish.