theHunter™: Call of the Wild

Now available via digital download and select retailers

Moenchengladbach/Germany, February 16th, 2017 – Today, Avalanche Studios, Expansive Worlds and astragon Entertainment are happy to announce that theHunter™: Call of the Wild is available via digital download and select retailers. The game is priced at 29.99 Euro and will be supported by optional DLC content post-launch.

The recent Release Trailer , all rendered in-game by Apex – Avalanche Studios Open World Engine, shows off diverse gameplay, an immersive soundscape and levels of visual detail previously never seen in a hunting game.

“theHunter: Call of the Wild means a lot to us” said Christofer Sundberg, Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer of Avalanche Studios. “Not only is it the first major title that we self-publish since the launch of theHunter Classic in 2009, it’s also the first game to ever be developed using the unique, proprietary Apex engine. The game looks absolutely stunning, and the experience of next-generation open-world hunting is an unforgettable one. We can’t wait to share it with our dedicated community.”

Julia Pfiffer, CEO astragon Entertainment adds: “We are really excited about sharing theHunter: Call of the Wild with all fans of the virtual hunt in cooperation with Avalanche Studios and Expansive Worlds. We are absolutely sure that players will love the immersive gameplay just as much as the lifelike animals and the great variety of usable equipment that will help you trace and catch your prey.” 

The official Release Trailer can be found at:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uo4EOU1JJJc

Further details about the new open-world title theHunter™: Call of the Wild can be found at:

http://www.astragon.de/en/games/thehuntertm-call-of-the-wild/ and

http://callofthewild.thehunter.com.


Contact

Felix Buschbaum

Head of Public Relations

Phone: 49 (0) 21 66 - 6 18 66 - 60

Fax: 49 (0) 21 66 - 6 18 66 - 20

E-Mail: f.buschbaum@astragon.de

astragon Entertainment GmbH

astragon Entertainment (founded in 2000) ranks among the leading independent games publishers in Germany. Our versatile product portfolio focuses on high-quality technical simulation games such as Construction Simulator, Farming Simulator or Bus Simulator, but also covers complex economic simulations and strategy games. The distribution of the Big Fish franchise (Mystery Case Files, Dark Parables, Grim Tales) completes our exciting product range. Games by astragon are available world-wide on many different platforms such as consoles, smartphones, tablets and PC. Please visit us for more information at http://www.astragon.de/en/ .

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The astragon Entertainment GmbH and the astragon Sales & Services GmbH have emerged as the core of the newly created astragon group formerly consisting of the two games publishers astragon Software GmbH (founded in 2000) and rondomedia Marketing & Vertriebs GmbH (founded in 1998) in July 2015. Today, the astragon group is the second largest producer and marketer of computer games in Germany (number of units CD-ROM/DVD as per GfK Media Control, complete annual evaluation 2015). The main focus of the group’s product range lies with casual games and technical simulation games for PC. Adventure games and economy simulations complement astragon’s diverse portfolio. The popular game series “Big Fish Games“, “play+smile“ and “Best of Simulations“ form three strong umbrella brands by astragon in retail market. Additionally to the distribution to retail partners in the German language area by the astragon Sales & Services GmbH, products are also marketed internationally under license and via download by the astragon Entertainment GmbH. Games for consoles, mobile devices as well as smartphones and tablets complete astragons product range. For more information, please visit http://www.astragon.de/en/.