Released: February 22nd, 2018Get it now
Today, Xbox players can finally get their hands on Crytek’s tense and atmospheric online multi-player bounty hunting game Hunt: Showdown. At launch players will also be able to grab the game’s first Legendary DLC pack – Legends of the Bayou. Hunt: Showdown is available on Xbox for $39.99 / €39.99, or bundled with the Legends of the Bayou DLC for $44.99 / €44.99. The game soundtrack – which was released at the end of August - is available on all major digital music platforms, such as Spotify, iTunes, and Amazon Music.
“The team has really put their heart and soul into this game,” says Producer Fatih Özbayram. “We wanted to make an experience that was tense, atmospheric, and above all fun. We can’t wait to see what the Xbox community thinks.”
Xbox One X players can expect 1800p resolution – as well as better texture filtering, a larger texture pool, a higher quality water shader, and improved SVOTI, shadow quality, and anti-aliasing.
Hunt: Showdown is a competitive first-person bounty hunting game that packs the thrill of survival games into a match-based format. Set in Louisiana in 1895, the game boasts a mixture of PvP and PvE elements that creates a uniquely tense experience. It’s not just the monstrous targets that are a threat—it’s every Hunter on the map. In the classic game mode, a match of Hunt pits ten players—playing solo or in teams of two—against each other as they race to take out gruesome beasts for a bounty they must collect and get off of the map, while Hunt’s Quick Play mode offers a shorter match for solo players to scavenge for weapons as they compete for a diminishing pool of bounty. The higher the risk, the higher the reward–but a single mistake could cost everything.
The Legends of the Bayou DLC gives players access to two formidable Legendary Hunter characters—the Bone Doctor and the Weird Sister; two unique weapons, including the Copperhead, a Nagant M1895 named for the ubiquitous indigenous snake; and 500 Blood Bonds that can be used to customize Hunter characters. Those who already own the game can purchase just the DLC for $9.99 / €9.99.
Hunt is available for PC on Steam and for Xbox One. For more information, visit https://www.huntshowdown.com/.