How to start Iceborne in Monster Hunter World

Complete these simple steps to jump into the Iceborne expansion in Monster Hunter World!

A wealth of excitement surrounds the Iceborne expansion for Monster Hunter World, and for good reason as it includes a heavy download full to the brim with new content. If you’ve been eagerly awaiting the expansion’s release, the first thing you’ll likely want to know is how to start Iceborne in Monster Hunter World. While the process is relatively straightforward, there are a few key steps that need to be completed in order to officially begin Iceborne. To help, we’ve put together a guide that explains how to start Iceborne in Monster Hunter World!

How to start Iceborne in Monster Hunter World

How to start Iceborne in Monster Hunter World
To start Iceborne in Monster Hunter World, you'll first need to speak with Fiesty Fiver and complete a few quests. 
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The first thing you need to do in order to start Iceborne in Monster Hunter World is purchase and download the DLC expansion for $39.99 (USD). Iceborne is available for Monster Hunter World on all platforms, you can also purchase the DLC along with a copy of Monster Hunter World if you don’t already own the game.

Once you’ve purchased and downloaded the Iceborne expansion of Monster Hunter World, you’ll need to launch the game. After launching the game, you’ll be given a quest to speak with Fiesty Fiver in Astera. Head over and speak with Fiesty Fiver, then accept the quest leading you into the Ancient Forest. Note this should be a simple quest to complete where all you need to do is follow along and search for clues. At the end, you’ll view a brief cutscene before returning to Astera.

Once you’re back in Astera, you’ll need to speak with the Commander who sends you off on a ship towards the new region of Iceborne, letting you fully start the Iceborne expansion in Monster Hunter World. Not only is the Iceborne expansion huge, it includes a wealth of new content for Monster Hunter World owners including the new home base of Seliana, new enemies, weapons, and more. Again, repeat the steps listed above and you should have no trouble jumping into Iceborn in Monster Hunter World!

Now that you know how to start the Iceborne expansion in Monster Hunter World, we’re eager to hear your thoughts. Are you loving Iceborne so far? Did you have any trouble completing the quests above? Let us know down in the comments below!

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