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Monster Hunter World is getting a wild-looking Resident Evil crossover

Leon Kennedy, Claire Redfield, and Mr. X are coming to Monster Hunter

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Michael McWhertor is a journalist with more than 17 years of experience covering video games, technology, movies, TV, and entertainment.

Claire Redfield and Leon Kennedy are joining the world of Monster Hunter World: Iceborne as part of a Resident Evil-themed special event. The stars of Resident Evil 2 will join Capcom’s upcoming Monster Hunter expansion as part of a crossover that will also include zombies, Mr. X, and ... Tofu?

A teaser trailer for the Resident Evil-themed event shows Claire and Leon entering a Raccoon City Police Department like area, and being confronted by zombies. But it appears those zombies are fellow Monster Hunter: World players, and that players will be able to dress up like our hero, heroine, and the undead. They may also be able to steal the look of Mr. X, the terrifying Tyrant of Resident Evil 2, in the Iceborne expansion.

Monster Hunter World: Iceborne’s Resident Evil event is scheduled to kick off this November. Iceborne is available now on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and the expansion is coming to Windows PC in January 2020.

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