*Update* In a PR email, Capcom stated:
Beginning tonight in North America and offered throughout the month of January, a Monster Hunter Rise demo will be available as a free download from the Nintendo eShop for Nintendo Switch™, serving hungry hunters around the world their first taste of the highly-anticipated new entry in the storied franchise.
This should clear any confusion surrounding the release date of this demo, since the presentation and social channels were saying different dates.
*Update #2* The Monster Hunter Rise demo is out now in the Switch eShop!
Capcom has announced that Monster Hunter Rise will be receiving a demo for the Nintendo Switch starting tonight, January 7th. The demo, which features online co-op, will be available to play and download off the Nintendo eShop until February 1st, 2021. You can check out the brand new trailer for the demo below!
— Monster Hunter (@monsterhunter) January 7, 2021
Monster Hunter Rise launches exclusively on Nintendo Switch on March 26th, 2021.