Just a few days before the global launch for the PlayStation 4 version of Monster Hunter: World was announced, Phoenix Labs announced that Open Beta for Dauntless will be delayed from the end of year schedule to early 2018. While Dauntless is only developed for Windows PC, there are many similarities in the play style when compared with Monster Hunter: World.

 

This also means that the Open Beta phase and official launch for Dauntless will be closer to the currently unannounced launch for the Windows PC version of Monster Hunter: World. Will we be witnessing a battle similar to the one between Battleborn and Overwatch? We think not, since Monster Hunter: World should be ready much later. But Dauntless definitely has a fight up its hands…