Monster Hunter World: How to Skip Cutscenes

Tired of sitting through non-story cutscenes in Monster Hunter World? We've got the fix for you.

If you're tired of sitting through some of Monster Hunter: World's more intrusive cutscenes, you've come to the right place. While you can't skip story cutscenes, you can skip those that deal with monster capture, the smithy, and eating, just to name a few. 

The capability was added in Update 5.00.

There's no automatic way to do it, but the manual method isn't all that difficult, either. Whether you're playing the game on PC, PS4, or Xbox One, all it takes is a simple button or key press to keep things moving.

When one of the non-story cutscenes begins, press: 

  • "Esc" on PC
  • "Share" on PS4
  • "Menu" on Xbox One

That's it. It's actually really crazy simple. 

Now you're back doing what you do best: monster hunting. Now, if we can only skip those pesky story cutscenes everyone's ranting about ... 


If you're looking for more tips, tricks, and strategies for Monster Hunter World, be sure to check out our growing list of 50+ Monster Hunter World guides while you're here. 

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Published Jul. 1st 2019

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