Monster Hunter World was officially released to the public in January of 2018. It was originally only available on the Xbox One and PlayStation 4, but as of August 2018, it is now available to PC as well. Monster Hunter World was very popularly advertised and discussed on all platforms of social media. In the months leading up to the release, many trailers and teasers were uploaded to YouTube, and there were countless posts, discussions and debates on all things ranging from Facebook to Twitter. It completely took over the internet from December of 2017 to about March of 2018, and even now it is still extremely popular among the gaming community.