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Two brand new trailers showcase the backstory and how players can fight and dominate the night in style!
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

Malmö, Sweden - 27th April 2022: Sharkmob is excited to announce its free-to-play Battle Royale title Bloodhunt is launching today on PlayStation 5 and PC platforms, on Steam and streaming via GeForce NOW from 18.00 CEST / 17.00 BST / 09.00 PT / 12.00 ET.

After a successful Early Access period in 2021, the bloodthirsty third-person action shooter, set in the Vampire: The Masquerade universe, launches into the first season today. In Bloodhunt players take to the streets of Prague’s old town for epic battles between ruthless vampires fighting to dominate the night armed with supernatural powers, weapons and their own cunning.

Bloodhunt’s Season 1 Battle Pass will be available from 29th April and will contain up to over 100 diverse items, XP Boosts and Tokens allowing players to further personalise their own deadly predator with never before seen attention to detail. The battlepass will be priced at around 9,99$ USD / 9.99€ EUR / 7.99£ GBP

As well as PlayStation 5 and PC via Steam, Sharkmob has teamed up with NVIDIA to bring Bloodhunt to the GeForce NOW service giving gamers instant access to GeForce PC performance on nearly any PC, Mac, SHIELD TV, Android device or Chromebook, without waiting for downloads. This service will be available shortly after release.

David Sirland, Producer for Bloodhunt said: “We’re so excited that players are able to jump back into the action after our invaluable Early Access period last year and see all the great additions our team has made to the game. We’re a very passionate team, committed deeply to the Vampire: The Masquerade universe and its lore as well as great gameplay and a truly thrilling and unique experience for players new to the world. We’re so happy to be sharing the full version with our great community and can’t wait to see what people think.”

Fredrik Rundqvist, CEO of Sharkmob added: “We are very proud of finally launching Bloodhunt! The team has done an incredible job and it’s quite a feat to be able to launch a game of this quality as your first studio release.”

About Bloodhunt
Bloodhunt is a thrilling free-to-play battle royale game set in Prague consumed by a ruthless war between vampire clans. Use your supernatural powers to hunt and outsmart your rivals and Inquisition soldiers in this third-person action shooter. Gear up, feed on potent blood to grow in power, defy gravity to strike from anywhere, and dominate the night!

More about Bloodhunt on PlayStation 5

  • Prague in great detail - Players will battle to dominate the night in a highly detailed rendition of Prague’s Old Town and can choose between Quality Mode for the best rendering quality running in 4K at 30fps, or Performance Mode, to experience Bloodhunt targeted at 60fps rendered in 1440P.

  • Immersive audio technology - The PlayStation Tempest 3D Audio technology provides an expansive soundscape in Bloodhunt, allowing players to identify nearby threats, or the direction bullets are being fired from to outsmart their fanged opponents. The PC version is using Dolby Atmos based technology for spatial audio.

  • Thrilling battle at your fingertips - The DualSense wireless controller takes Bloodhunt’s fast-paced, visceral gameplay to the next level. The adaptive triggers and vibrations let players feel the weight of the battle, feeling the impact of each powerful attack and weapon.

  • Light up the night - The controller's light also guides you through the game. It lights up based on team color or when players are tracked down by opponents and blood hunted. 

  • Ears of a bat - The speakers on the DualSense controller will bring the immersion up a notch with high fidelity sounds for consumables or when feeding on mortals. 

  • PlayStation 5 Founder’s Ultimate Edition - Available now, The Founder’s Ultimate Edition for PlayStation 5 includes a one-of-a-kind, PS5 exclusive epic Samurai mask, two PS5 exclusive killer outfits: Headrush and Fast Forward. It also comes with over 100+ items - from stylish outfits and hairdos to exquisite piercings and tattoos. Players will also receive 1,000 Tokens to spend in the in-game store to purchase either the Battle Pass or new vanity items.  Available now for $59.99 or equivalent regional cost here:

  • Use supernatural powers to battle other players and computer controlled enemies to be the last vampire standing.

  • Set in the beautiful Old Town of Prague, rendered with high fidelity graphics.

  • Customizable characters - play as a personalised vampire of your own creation. Choose your Clan allegiance to define your playstyle then let your personality shine through as you create your most unique expressive looks for friends and rivals to remember.

  • No “pay-to-win” or similar mechanics - created with a player focused mentality

  • Supporting 13 languages - English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Russian, Polish,  Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Spanish (Latin American), Chinese, Korean and Japanese.

  • Cross play between PlayStation 5 and PC is available for this title.

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    Bloodhunt Steam page:
    Bloodhunt PS5 store link:
    Sharkmob Twitter: 

    - ENDS -

    ​If you are interested in learning more about Sharkmob and its activities in Malmö or London, please visit

    For media enquiries:
    Stefano Petrullo – Renaissance PR
    [email protected] 
    +44 (0) 7828 692 315 

    Sophie Carter – Renaissance PR
    [email protected] 

    Greg Jones – Renaissance PR
    [email protected]

    About Sharkmob
    Sharkmob was founded in 2017 and has offices in Malmö, Sweden, and London, UK. The studio develops AAA quality games for PC and console, using the Unreal Engine to power its ambitions of taking multiplayer games to new heights. Sharkmob is working on three major projects: Bloodhunt - a battle royale set in the Vampire: The Masquerade universe slated for release 27 April 2022; and two proprietary, unannounced projects.

    Bloodhunt™ - © Sharkmob AB
    Vampire: The Masquerade® - © Paradox Interactive AB

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