Multiplayer is as much a part of Monster Hunter Rise as other entries in the series, and with its PC release, there are different ways to join your friends' lobbies and quests on the Nintendo Switch version of the game. , however: it's still as simple as possible.
Note that you will not be able to do village quests in multiplayer in Monster Hunter Rise, only hub quests. Village Quests are basically the story of the game and are easier than Hub Quests, while Hub Quests are the real meat and potatoes.
How to Create a Lobby in Monster Hunter Rise
You must first create a lobby before you can invite other players to your game. This is done via the Courier Palico found in the middle of Kamura.
Choose "Create a room" and make the necessary adjustments and press "Create".
If you don't want random players to join your lobby, be sure to check "Access Code". You will be prompted to enter a four-digit passcode when you create the lobby in these cases.
How to invite friends
You can choose to invite in-game friends to the Mail, but since this is the PC version of Monster Hunter Rise and on Steam, you can also go the old-fashioned way and just right-click their name on your Steam friends list and invite to the lobby once you have created it.
How to Join Friend Parties in Monster Hunter Rise
To join a friend and undertake Hub Quests with them, they will first need to create a lobby as shown above. Then they can either invite you or you can arrange to join their lobby the same way they invite you.
With a friend's lobby:
Once you've done that, you'll be transported to your friend's lobby and you can proceed to whomp on Hub Quests.
That's all you need to know about joining friends in Monster Hunter Rise on PC. Check out our other Monster Hunter Rise guides here on GameSkinny.