theHunter: Call of the Wild

Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Genre: Action/Adventure
Publisher: Avalanche Studios
Developer: Expansive Worlds
Release Date: Feb. 16, 2017

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'theHunter: Call of the Wild' (ALL) Te Awaroa National Park DLC Next Week - Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 1, 2020 @ 11:08 a.m. PST

Experience the thrill of the hunt in a visually breathtaking, technically groundbreaking, vast open world.

theHunter: Call of the Wild offers the most immersive hunting experience ever created.

Step into a beautiful open world teeming with life, from majestic deer and awe-inspiring bison, down to the countless birds, critters and insects of the wilderness. Every inch of the 50-square mile world is crafted using Apex, award-winning technology crafted during a decade of developing explosive action games.

In addition to its rich single player experience, theHunter: Call of the Wild offers unique multiplayer options – cooperative and competitive – for up to 8 players. Share the ultimate hunting experience, and earn those bragging rights!


Nestled at the foot of the Southern Alps, Te Awaroa National Park is inspired by the vast, breathtaking landscapes of the South Island of New Zealand – a coastal paradise and home to some of the best hunting locations in the country. Te Awaroa National Park features eight species of animals to hunt (four of which are new to the game), a powerful new F.L. Sporter .303 bolt action rifle, numerous unique landmarks, and 16 new story missions for players to explore.

“Home to iconic scenery such as steep alpine peaks, lush forests and sparkling beaches, Te Awaroa National Park has something in store for everyone,” said Sacha Karsenty, Product Owner at Expansive Worlds. He continued, “Inspired by the community's passion, we're excited to welcome players to a part of the world that has yet to be explored in the game, and we can’t wait to see this next chapter in theHunter: Call of the Wild unfold.”

Key Features

  • New and Diverse Wildlife – There are eight species of animals that roam Te Awaroa’s diverse environments. Players will be able to hunt not only the prized Sika Deer and sought-after Feral Pigs, Feral Goats, and Chamois, but also Red Deer, Turkey, European Rabbits, and Fallow Deer.
  • Trace the Trails of History – From the first Polynesian settlers to the hardy helicopter pilots who took on great personal risk to preserve the reserve's unique biodiversity, Te Awaroa is full of history. Reflected in 16 new story missions, you’ll deal with local menaces, patch things up between old friends, and discover the truth behind a long-forgotten legend.
  • Hunters Paradise – Stretching across a vast 25 square miles (64 square kilometers), Te Awaroa National Park is full of charming areas to explore. Watch the landscape shift before your very eyes as you carefully trek across the terrain, or pause for a second and take in its magical surroundings.
  • Share the Experience –You’re able to hunt in Te Awaroa National Park even if you don’t own the DLC by joining someone in multiplayer who does. This will give you access to everything except the narrative missions.

Hunters can purchase the Te Awaroa National Park DLC on PC (Steam) on December 10 for €7,99/$7.99, with PS4 and Xbox One versions arriving in early 2021. New and returning hunters can get access to the ultimate hunting experience with theHunter: Call of the Wild 2021 Edition, which includes the base game and multiple DLCs, for €64,99/$64.99. 


Key Features:

  • A Next-Generation Hunting Experience.
    • theHunter: Call of the Wild offers the most immersive hunting experience ever created. Step into a beautiful open world teeming with life, from majestic deer and awe-inspiring bison down to the countless birds, critters and insects of the wilderness.
    • Experience complex animal behavior, dynamic weather events, full day and night cycles, simulated ballistics, highly realistic acoustics, scents carried by a sophisticated wind system, and much more. All systems work together to increase immersion and bring out the hunter in you.
  • Explore a Vast Open World.
    • Explore 50 square miles of varied terrain, ranging from wetlands and dense forests to lush valleys and open farm fields. The vast world of theHunter: Call of the Wild is split up into separate and distinct hunting reserves, each one filled with surprises and memorable moments.
    • Take on missions and challenges from the locals, or go off the beaten path. Discover lookouts, hunting towers and outposts. They will allow you to move swiftly and effortlessly throughout the massive open world.
  • A Decade in the Making.
    • theHunter: Call of the Wild is the evolution of theHunter, Expansive Worlds’ stand-out hunting game, with over 6 million registered players and 7 years of live operations.
    • Avalanche Studios and Expansive Worlds bring hunting to a new generation of players. theHunter: Call of the Wild is built using Apex – Avalanche Open World Engine, award-winning technology crafted during a decade of developing explosive action games.
  • Become a Hunter. Design the Hunt.
    • Acquire and equip a range of rifles, handguns and bows and customize them with scopes and different ammunition types. Find and master your favorites. Develop your character by unlocking various skills and equipment. Learn how to use callers and scents, but above all else, study your prey: pay close attention to animal behavior, traits and patterns of movement.
    • New to hunting? Not a problem. Intelligent systems will aid and assist to make sure you get the most out of your hunt, whether you’re a hopeful novice or grizzled veteran.
  • Share Hunting Experiences. Earn Bragging Rights.
    • In addition to its rich single player experience, theHunter: Call of the Wild offers unique multiplayer options. Join up to 8 friends (or complete strangers!) in cooperative and competitive modes. Enjoy a wide range of in-game challenges and events. Hunting is more rewarding and exciting with friends, so share your experiences and earn those bragging rights.
    • theHunter is a franchise built around its community. True to that legacy, the evolution of theHunter: Call of the Wild will be shaped by the deep knowledge and unrivaled dedication of its players. Together, we’ll make it an even richer experience over time.

theHunter: Call of the Wild is currently available for PS4, Xbox One and PC for $29.99


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