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Way of the Hunter is a current-gen only hunting game, first screenshots & details

THQ Nordic has just announced a new hunting game that will be coming out only on current-gen platforms. This new hunting game is called Way of the Hunter and is being developed by Nine Rocks Games.

Players will take on the role of a seasoned hunter who has just taken over his grandfather’s hunting cabin and the opportunity to proceed with the family tradition of selling high-quality game meat. Additionally, the game promises to feature a variety of biomes that will provide the player with a vast area of beautiful nature to explore.

David Durcák, CEO at Nine Rocks Games, said:

“With Way of the Hunter, we are going to start a new franchise. The Way of the Hunter franchise finally gives this expansive audience of players a hunting experience as rich in story-telling as it is realistic in ballistic simulation. To create the best game possible, we’ve assembled a seasoned team of skilled professionals, who worked on games like DayZ or the Cabela’s hunting games before.”

Here are also the game’s key features:

  • Dozens of strikingly detailed animal species with realistic behavior models for a truly immersive hunting experience
  • Enjoy your perfect hunting adventure among friends in co-op mode
  • Hunt like a pro with features that highlight animal signs, blood splatter analysis, and shot review with the rewindable bullet camera
  • Two vast hunting territories with 55 square miles each
  • Realistic ballistics and bullet physics simulation
  • Sophisticated natural animal animations and reactions when sensing the players presence
  • A compelling story about the struggles of a family hunting business, and the rivalry and friendships that surround it
  • Complex Trophy system generates unique antlers and horns based on multiple factors like fitness and age
  • Shot review with the rewindable bullet camera


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Way of the Hunter - Announcement Trailer