Monster Hunter World review: FIRST scores are in for new Capcom release

Monster Hunter World’s first review score is in, and it’s good news for Capcom.

With the PS4, Xbox One and PC release date just a week away, Japanese publication Famitsu has published its Monster Hunter World review.

And the game is a popular choice with the reviewers, scoring a near perfect 39/40 review score.

Only Monster Hunter 3 has bettered that score, receiving a perfect 40/40 on release.

According to a breakdown of the review on Resetera, Monster Hunter World features a 50-60 hour story and has lots of replay value.

A “truly worthy” next-generation Monster Hunter game, it’s said to contain a host of quality of life improvements, improved pacing and seamless environments that keep you in the action.

Scoutflies are described as revolutionary, while the action and game systems are accessible to newcomers, yet also incredibly deep.

If you want to see what all the fuss is about, remember to check out the .

Running until 2am UK time on January 22, the Monster Hunter World beta is available to all PS4 owners.

The third beta contains new content, as players get to battle the game’s “terrifying and challenging flagship monster Nergigante”.

That’s on top of previous missions such as ‘Great Devourer, Great Jagras’, ‘Wildspire Rampage’ and ‘The Ancient Forest Menace’. 

As the names suggest, these missions take place in the Ancient Forest and the Wildspire Waste.

The only bad news is that the  will only be available on PS4 and not Xbox One.

Express Online spoke to Monster Hunter World producer Ryozo Tsujimoto to see if there was any chance of an  beta.

Unfortunately, however, it’s not good news for Xbox One owners.

Asked if there were plans for an Xbox One beta, Tsujimoto replied: “No, we’re focusing on PS4 right now.”