How alive is this game online? Monster Hunter virgin here.

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1 year ago#1
I plan to get this game because I enjoyed it on the 3ds so much, well the demo at least :P I dont mind doing quests/hunts by myself, but if I get stuck on a monster I would hope there are enough people playing online to help me out. Do I need to add people as friends so they can help me out online?

That being said, this is my will be my first time playing a Monster Hunter game. I am excited but intimidated at the same time. I enjoyed the 3ds demo alot and enjoyed using the bow the most. I prefer to play it on the WiiU because of online play. Going into this game, what advice can you guys give a first timer?
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1 year ago#2
hundreds of people play, on weekends it can reach the thousands.
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1 year ago#3
I just started and have not had trouble finding random people to play online with at all. There are both new players and helpful veterans playing online.
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1 year ago#4
Very, easy to find a group of people most people play on the Free A server and sometimes is hard to find rooms that are empty (easily fixed if you make your own room) and a lot of vets play with new players.
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1 year ago#5
It's active, but seriously, play offline at least up to Village HR before going online. If you play exclusively online, you can get carried to G-Rank, sure, but you'll just be dead weight on every team. Playing offline forces you to actually learn the game.

On a side note, at the very least the game should require you to solo the urgents. Carrying immediately stops being a problem.
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1 year ago#6
Oh no i wont be playing exclusively online. For some reason i just thought the online would be dead ;P

Aside from all that, what advice can you guys give a newcomer?
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1 year ago#7
There is a huge variety of people online. I had a hr 400+ in my room the other day along with a hr 3.
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1 year ago#8
TanyaGD posted...
Oh no i wont be playing exclusively online. For some reason i just thought the online would be dead ;P

Aside from all that, what advice can you guys give a newcomer?


I'd recommend doing offline till at least 3 star village and then after that go explore a bit of the online part of the game. also mess around with all the weapons till you find one that fits your play style.
1 year ago#9
If you live in Europe there is a bigger chance that you'll meet people that don't use the mic- since most people use different languages (and I won't forget that time when I was harassed by two norwegians >_<)
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1 year ago#10
over one thousand people per day.
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