What you need to know

  • Hunt: Showdown is a first-person shooter that focuses on slaying monsters.
  • The game stealthily released on Xbox Game Preview recently.
  • It's exiting the program in August.
  • You can purchase it for $30 through the Microsoft Store.

Hunt: Showdown is a first-person shooter which features a blend of competitive and cooperative combat. As stated in our preview, "monsters have taken over the world, and in order to survive, humanity must hunt them as close to extinction as possible." At Gamescom 2018, Microsoft announced that the game was coming to Xbox Game Preview. Almost a year later, it's available on the console.

Today, Crytek announced that Hunt: Showdown will launch on three major platforms this year. The game will exit early access on PC and Xbox One on August 27 and cost $40. Unfortunately, PlayStation 4 owners will have to wait until Fall 2019.

Currently, Hunt: Showdown doesn't appear to feature any Xbox One X enhancements. Let's hope this changes in the future because it looks quite blurry. It's clear that a lot of work still needs to be done on the console port. Due to its unfinished nature, you can pick it up for $30 on the Microsoft Store right now.

Swarming monsters

Hunt: Showdown

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Hunt: Showdown is a first-person shooter which features a blend of competitive and cooperative combat. Monsters have taken over the world, and in order to survive, humanity must hunt them as close to extinction as possible.

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