Hunt: Showdown is getting a new publisher. Crytek announced that Koch Media will act as Hunt: Showdown’s publisher on PlayStation® 4 and Xbox One moving forward. Koch Media is responsible for both the global retail and digital releases of the game on these platforms. The extended partnership follows Koch Media’s successful retail release of Hunt: Showdown for PC in 2019. Crytek will continue to develop the game. Players will find the games PC version on Steam too. The two companies will be working together closely to deliver the best possible gaming experience.
Crytek’s Hunt: Showdown has future plans with Koch Media
“With Koch handling the publishing side of things, our development team can put all of their focus on continuing to develop and optimize Hunt across platforms, together with our community,” said Crytek CEO Avni Yerli. “While we focus on development, Koch will apply their immense digital and retail publishing expertise to the title, supporting the game’s continued growth. We can’t wait to see what PlayStation players think of the game, and to continue to bring new content to all our players in the coming year.”
“Hunt: Showdown is a unique game, that all of us here at Koch Media who already supported the PC retail release have a lot of fun playing,” added Koch Media CEO, Dr. Klemens Kundratitz. “The feedback we see from the PC community and the high-quality standards of the game underline our confidence in the global release on PS4 and Xbox.”
In the next year, players will play more content to be added to the game. Update 1.2 is slated to bring random teams of three. An advanced tutorial, new Legendary Hunters, and new equipment and weapons across the board. With the server-side performance improvements and client CPU performance, fixes will present be better experiences.
Looking beyond Update 1.2, Hunt: Showdown will see even bigger updates arriving. Including cross-play between Xbox and PlayStation, a Solo PvE mode, live-events, outfit customization, and a new map.
Hunt: Showdown Release Date
Crytek and Koch Media revealed that the game will be available on PlayStation®4 on February 18, 2020. The game released on PC 27 August 2019.
For more details, you can visit the Hunt: Showdown website.