Avalanche Studios and THQ Nordic partner to release theHunter: Call of the Wild in late 2017 to PS4 and Xbox One
From Press Release:
We aimed well, took a deep breath and fired a meaningful shot: THQ Nordic joins the hunting party and will distribute theHunter: Call of the Wild late 2017 on PlayStation™4 and Xbox One together with developer Expansive Worlds and publisher Avalanche Studios. The game (as in video game, not forest animal) will be available in retail stores in North and South America, Australia and New Zealand. It will also be available across other markets, via separate distribution channels and partners.
Klemens Kreuzer, Managing Hunting Director at THQ Nordic says: “Fortunately, we did not have to bring rifles, game calls, and other trapping devices to our meetings with Avalanche Studios and Expansive Worlds. With the excellent hunting simulation theHunter: Call of the Wild™ we are excited to deliver the thrill of the hunt to living rooms across these important markets.”
“We’re excited to partner with THQ Nordic”, says Pim Holfve, CEO of Avalanche Studios. “theHunter: Call of the Wild continues to be a very successful game for us, and thanks to this distribution agreement, we’ll now be able to reach even more virtual hunters in key markets. THQ Nordic will be a valuable partner for us as we keep expanding our self-publishing business.”
theHunter: Call of the Wild™, released on PC in February 2017, offers players the most immersive hunting experience ever. Stunning visuals, a vast open world to explore, over 50 square miles of varied terrain teeming with life: hunt for majestic deer, awe-inspiring bison or massive black bear – among many other huntable species – alone or in a party. theHunter: Call of the Wild offers cooperative and competitive multiplayer options for up to 8 players. Steady your aim at the shooting range, drive ATVs, team up with other hunters and earn those bragging rights!