In August, Crytek announced that they would be partnering with Microsoft to bring their multiplayer bounty hunting game Hunt Showdown to Xbox Game Preview. Now the two companies have announced when players can expect the launch: spring 2019. A new gameplay teaser video will give players a taste of the tense, competitive experience of playing a round of Hunt: Showdown. Xbox Game Preview is a way for fans to preview and purchase work-in-progress digital titles, participate in the development process and help developers make Xbox One games the best they can be.
Hunt Showdown is a competitive first-person bounty hunting game that combines the thrill of first person shooters and survival games and packs those elements into a match-based format. Each match pits up to ten players—playing solo or in teams of two—against each other as they compete for bounty by taking out gruesome monsters in the swamps of Louisiana in what critiques have called a unique blend of PvP and PvE elements. But once players have taken a bounty, they instantly become a target for every other Hunter left on the map. The higher the risk, the higher the reward–but a single mistake could cost everything, and death is permanent. In Hunt‘s Quick Play mode, ten solo players compete for the chance to keep their Hunter at the end of the match—and a considerable amount of gold.
For all the latest updates on the exact launch date, additional content, and the game’s roadmap, Hunt can be found on Discord, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or the official game website https://www.huntshowdown.com/.