If you’ve gotten downloaded the Monster Hunter Rise demo on the Nintendo eShop, you’re one of many fortunate individuals who have been ready to take action. The eShop skilled issues as a consequence of concentrated entry quickly after the demo’s launch, and ultimately went underneath emergency upkeep.

The Monster Hunter Rise demo launched on the eShop at round 10:25 JST. The Japanese Nintendo buyer help began elevating the difficulty on Twitter at 11:35 JST, noting that software program downloads might not start instantly as a consequence of concentrated entry on the server. It additionally beneficial that folks anticipate the obtain begins by itself as an alternative of mashing the Demo Download button.

Nintendo ultimately began emergency maintenance from 14:20 JST that rendered the eShop totally inaccessible. As of this writing, the Nintendo eShop continues to be but to be operational in any obtainable areas. [UPDATE: The maintenance ended at 19:45 JST (05:45 AM ET) and the eShop is now accessible again.]

The demo model of Monster Hunter Rise comes with some limitations. First of all, it will likely be downloadable for a restricted time till February 1, 2021. Although the Basic and Wyvern Riding tutorial quests could be accessed a number of occasions, the principle quests towards Great Izuchi and Mizutsune have a mixed play restrict of 30 occasions. After this restrict is reached, the demo will now not be playable. As the demo solely provides preset tools gear, there isn’t any function to carry its save information to the total launch.

The full model of Monster Hunter Rise will probably be launched concurrently worldwide on March 26, 2021.