Fight an Elder Dragon in the Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Beta

Monster Hunter: World Iceborne

New beta sessions for Monster Hunter World: Iceborne are coming to PS4 and Xbox One over the next week, giving us a taste of four quests, including a battle with Velkhana the Elder Dragon.

The beta will let players test out each of the 14 weapons in the four available quests, and of course in the training area too.

In previous beta sessions you could accept the quest to fight Great Jagras, as well as Banbaro and Tigrex quests; these return in the new beta event but for the first time you will also be able to fight Velkhana – Elder Dragon and flagship creature for Monster Hunter World: Iceborne.


Velkhana is a fight that even the most experienced hunters will find difficult, so don’t take up the challenge lightly.

The Monster Hunter World: Iceborne beta will run on the PS4 from August 30th up until September 2nd, then on the Xbox One between September 2nd and September 6th.

If you want to make the most of the limited time, you can preload the beta a few days before each session starts. You don’t even need the base game of Monster Hunter World to try out the beta, so there’s no reason not to jump in and see how you fare against an Elder Dragon. Check out the latest trailer below.

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