Press Release

The Hunt Is On - Way of the Hunter Releases Today!

On the loose from today.
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

Bratislava, Slovakia / Vienna, Austria, August 16th, 2022: It's time to grab your hunting gear. Today Way of the Hunter will be released into the wild! Become the new owner of Bear Den Ranch and explore large open-world environments with gorgeous habitats and rich animal populations. Hunt alone or enjoy this ethical hunting experience in co-op with a friend!

Way of the Hunter is available on PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X|S.

For more in-depth information on Way of the Hunter check out the Dev Diaries here:
Dev Diary #3 - Introducing Nine Rocks Games:
Dev Diary #2 - Complex Trophy System:
Dev Diary #3 - The Hunting Lodge:

About Way of the Hunter

This authentic hunting experience lets you explore and hunt in large open-world environments in the USA and Europe. Discover true-to-life animals in beautiful natural habitats and handle various detailed and highly realistic weapons. Face the challenges of ethical hunting, supported by a compelling story, or simply enjoy hunting the rich environments freely.
  • Hunt like a pro with features that highlight animal signs, blood splatter analysis, and shot review with the rewindable bullet camera
  • Dozens of strikingly detailed animal species with realistic behavior models for a truly immersive hunting experience
  • Enjoy your perfect hunting adventure among friends in co-op mode
  • Two vast hunting territories with 55 square miles each
  • Realistic ballistics and bullet physics simulation
  • Sophisticated natural animal animations and reactions when sensing the players presence
  • A compelling story about the struggles of a family hunting business, and the rivalry and friendships that surround it
  • Complex Trophy system generates unique antlers and horns based on multiple factors like fitness and age
Way of the Hunter Website

PR Contact THQ Nordic

Ms. Jennifer Bigell
Tel.: +43(0)664 781 805 47
Mail: [email protected]

Lady Golnas Eftekhari
Tel.: +43(0)664 88737 217
Mail: [email protected]

Mr. Florian Emmerich
Tel.: +43(0)664 88737 218
Mail: [email protected]


Notes for Editors:

About Nine Rocks Games
Nine Rocks Games is a game development studio headquartered in Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia. "The team consists of veteran game developers with great experience in making successful games, including global hits like DayZ, Soldier of Fortune: Payback, Chaser, or many of the multimillion-selling Cabela's line of hunting games, including Big Game Hunter and Dangerous Hunts.

Nine Rocks Games Website

About THQ Nordic
Our official boiler plate can be found on our website:

THQ Nordic Website  

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