Are you new to the Franchise? If so, the demo is a poor show as it was really aimed towards experienced players of the series. Not sure why they did it really like that but all their demo's are the same, just a few quests and nothing about core progression/items/maps really.
I bought this game on release as I've been playing this series since PSP days but it only really became "Mainstream" in the west after the launch of Monster Hunter world on Xbox/Playstation/PC.
In terms of Rise, it's the most accessible Monster Hunter yet. For previous MH games they were mainly ge