Monster Hunter: World is the most sold Japanese game on Steam right now and has sold 2 million copies on PC and 8 million copies on consoles. So you could say that this title is very successful. We know that the Monster Hunter: World is very CPU intensive and it is your CPU that is most likely going to be the bottleneck when running this game, not the graphics cards. What if I told you that a small handheld Window 10 device was able to run Monster Hunter: World?
Yes, a small Windows 10 handheld device as able to run the game and not only was it able to run Monster Hunter: World, the game run at a smooth 33 FPS on average. There were some small dips in complex scenes but overall the device was able to handle the game pretty well. Some tweaks were made in order to run the game on the hardware.
The in-game options do not provide the settings needed to suit this special case so the game files needed to be changed. The resolution of the game was set to 896 × 504. This might seem a bit too low but then again the screen is really small. The images of Monster Hunter: World running on the handheld has been included for you to check out.
It is interesting to see that the hardware is able to run the game so well keeping in mind how intensive this game is on the hardware, even though the resolution has been taken down considerably. Monster Hunter: World is a really decent game and if your PC can handle it then you should give it a go. If you have an older PC then you need to keep in mind that you need at least a Haswell PC in order to run the game, otherwise it is not going to work.
Monster Hunter: World just came out for PC and fans are already going crazy. It will be interesting to see whether or not it is as popular as it is on console. Looking at how fast the game is selling, the numbers should be close.