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Monster Hunter World FFXIV Crossover Event: What It Is, Release Date, More

The Monster Hunter World FFXIV Crossover Event is almost here so we’ve got everything you need to know about it right here. We’re going to go over the release date, what it is, the requirements for accessing it, and so much more right here in this quick FAQ for the upcoming event.

If you are a fan of World or Final Fantasy XIV, you will not want to miss out on this Monster Hunter World FFXIV Crossover Event. For this guide, we are only going to deal with the World version of the crossover event and save the FFXIV version for another, separate guide. Let’s get started!

What is the Monster Hunter World FFXIV Crossover Event?

The Monster Hunter World FFXIV Crossover Event is a collaboration between, you guessed it, World and the popular MMORPG Final Fantasy XIV. This crossover may seem surprising considering that, from a broad perspective, Capcom and Square Enix are competitors in the gaming market.

If you’re curious about how the whole shebang came about, we recommend checking out this in-depth interview from VGR. Basically, popular elements and creatures from both games will be making an appearance. These aren’t just cute little nods, either, as both games will have substantial battles.

In the case of the Monster Hunter World FFXIV Crossover Event, that game will be receiving the Behemoth as a hunt in the game. Let’s warn you right now, this fight isn’t for the faint of heart. It requires a hunter rank of 16 and will be challenging, with a strict time limit of 35 minutes. His meteor attack is a one-hit kill so watch out for that. There will also be smaller nods like a Moogle outfit for your Palico and more.

Monster Hunter World FFXIV Crossover Event Release Date

But when will the Monster Hunter World FFXIV Crossover Event take place? It starts in just a couple of weeks on August 1st, just a week before the game comes out on PC. Fret not, though, as this fight will “always be there” after it launches. It seems this is not a limited time event after all. Get ready, hunters!