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Crytek Launch Hunt: Showdown Early Access

Crytek Launch Hunt: Showdown Early Access

As of February 22nd, Hunt: Showdown will be available on Steam Early Access.

The wait is over: Crytek have announced that Hunt: Showdown is now available via Steam Early Access, priced at 29.99 EUR/USD and 25.99 GBP. Hunt: Showdown is a competitive multiplayer bounty hunting game that combines PvP with PvE elements in a handcrafted sandbox environment.

“We want to take this opportunity to thank everybody who participated in Closed Alpha testing,” said Hunt Producer Fatih Özbayram. “It was essential for us in our continuing developments, and we are grateful to have such a dedicated community this early in the game.”

“Early Access is a big milestone for the team, and we are all excited to finally be releasing Hunt: Showdown out into the wild,” said Hunt: Showdown Creative Director Magnus Larbrant. “With Hunt, we wanted to make the game that we, as gamers, have always wanted to play ourselves: tense, dark, addictive, terrifying—a real adrenaline-pumping experience. We have the foundations laid out, and now with the support and input of the community during Early Access, we can polish that experience together.”

About Hunt: Showdown

Hunt: Showdown is a competitive first-person bounty hunting game with heavy PvE elements, from the makers of Crysis. Set in the darkest corners of the world, it packs the thrill of survival games into a match-based format. Hunt’s competitive, match-based gameplay mixes PvP and PvE elements to create a uniquely tense experience. At the beginning of each match, up to five teams of two set out to track monstrous targets. Once they’ve found and defeated one of these they will receive a bounty—and 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.

About Crytek

Crytek is an independent videogame developer, publisher, and technology provider dedicated to pushing the boundaries of gaming with its cutting-edge 3D game development solution CRYENGINE. With headquarters in Frankfurt am Main (Germany) and studios in Kiev (Ukraine), and Istanbul (Turkey), Crytek has created multiple award-winning titles, including the original Far Cry, the Crysis series, Ryse: Son of Rome, Warface, The Climb, Robinson: The Journey and Hunt: Showdown. Crytek delivers fun and innovative gaming experiences for PC, consoles, and VR and continues to grow its reach in the games-as-a-service market. Every Crytek game is created with CRYENGINE, which can be used by anyone to create games on a Pay What You Want business model.

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  • Crushed UE4? Just 4 games, 2 of which are just a walking-in-the-dark-forest simulator kind of games. Ridiculous. And Cursed Forest was started on 3.4.5, then ported on EaaS, then ported on early CE5 which had the legacy interface. Not a much of a deal for a walking simulator with zero code base.

  • However, Crytek should care more about showing what is currently cooking with CryEngine!

  • @silver008 Hm, no! In my opinion, the few games developed by other than Crytek people are really impressive and proves that CE5 is the strongest CE ever. Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem, Kingdome Come is very well using CryEngine V. The Cursed Forest and Land of Pain also proved what CryEngine can do without having a big developer team.. And these little games just crushing the most UE4 games.

  • SoundTek_Studio, with this new interface and partially broken old features, partially unimplemented new features, CE5 is no more than a marketing ploy. Really CryEngine as a game/mod platform is dead since 2011. That's it.

  • Looks great. I have seen some player's bench marking The Hunt and it was a little rough on release, but then Crytek had a patch a few day's latter that improved performance. Good Job with that. It would have been nice to see some directx12 and Vulkan but I guess that come later. Speaking of Epic, didn't they just abandon the game Paragon? Epic can't compete with Hunt:Showdown lol,

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