Press Release

The Ultimate Naval Military Simulator is Here! Destroyer: The U-Boat Hunter Launches Worldwide on September 28th

Daedalic Entertainment and Iron Wolf Studio join forces to bring you the most realistic and comprehensive WW2 anti-submarine warfare simulation available.
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Hamburg, Germany, August 16th, 2022 - Iron Wolf Studio has entered a publishing partnership with the acclaimed German developer and publisher Daedalic Entertainment to launch Destroyer: The U-Boat Hunter. The title’s development will continue to be helmed by the Katowice (Poland) - based studio. However, Destroyer will now be featured as a part of Daedalic’s publishing line-up and will see the light of day on September 28th when it becomes available on Windows PC through Steam Early Access.

Check out the release announcement trailer here

Download the press kit here 

Request Early Access preview code (when available) here


In Destroyer: The U-Boat Hunter, get ready to immerse yourself in a comprehensive World War II simulator that will have you take on the role of a Fletcher-class destroyer captain. This means that you will be tasked with all the crucial responsibilities of an anti-submarine destroyer attack team. You can choose to automate certain tasks to focus more on the operational side of things, but you can also do it all yourself, from identifying enemy vessels in the distance and plotting their projected inbound trajectories to positioning and commanding allied forces to intercept and attack enemy hostiles. Take complete control of your destroyer and engage in combat in any way you believe is necessary to protect the allied convoy entrusted to you.



Destroyer: The U-Boat Hunter is tailor-made for experienced simulator veterans that are looking for the most realistic experience in the market. The game will have you jumping on the controls of a fully-equipped battleship with limited battlefield awareness, using authentic instruments and naval attack procedures to locate and eliminate enemy U-Boats. The intricacy and attention to detail present in each navigation tool, plotting table, radar, battle-station, etc. Will provide you with a level of immersion rarely seen in the genre.


Main features:

  • Blast from the past: The most realistic and comprehensive WW2 anti-submarine warfare simulation available

  • Impressive realism: Take full control of a Fletcher-class destroyer, using authentic instruments and attack procedures

  • Find your bearings: Learn to track U-boats and analyze their maneuvers with the help of painstakingly recreated plot tables and specialized displays 

  • Full immersion: Engage in combat with limited battlefield awareness in an experience tailor-made for simulator veterans.

  • Put your skills to the test: Command an anti-submarine warship with the tactical challenge of managing a whole escort group protecting convoys against relentless AI-controlled enemies



Destroyer: The U-Boat Hunter will be available on Windows PC via Steam Early Access on September 28th, 2022. For more information, please visit the official Steam game page and follow Daedalic Entertainment.




For further information for UK, Italy and Australia, please contact:

Mark Allen - Renaissance PR

[email protected] +44 (0) 7884 408 973

Stefano Petrullo - Renaissance PR

[email protected] +44 (0) 7828 692 315


About Iron Wolf Studio

Iron Wolf Studio S.A. is a Polish game development studio based in Katowice, Poland. They are a high-flying game company composed of veteran devs and visionary designers. Their mission is to prove to the world that war games can be innovative, beautiful, and exciting, while paying respect to historical accuracy and realism at the same time.


About Daedalic Entertainment

Daedalic Entertainment publishes and develops high-quality games for all platforms. The company has a diverse line-up of high-quality titles, including classic adventures, RPGs, and strategy and multiplayer games. With an international team of around 100 employees, Daedalic is currently developing a new line-up of innovative games across consoles, PC, and mobile platforms.


Based in Hamburg, Germany, Daedalic is one of Europe’s most acclaimed publishers and developers. With a total of 32 awards in the German Developers Award (including multiple accolades for 'Studio of the Year') and 12 German Computer Game Awards for genre-defining games such as Deponia, Edna & Harvey, Silence, Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun, Ken Follett's The Pillars of the Earth, The Long Journey Home, and State of Mind, Daedalic is a record holder for the two most prestigious game awards in Germany. Recent publishing hits include Barotrauma, Unrailed!, Iratus: Lord of the Dead, Partisans 1941 and more.


Daedalic is currently developing The Lord of the Rings – Gollum. The story-driven adventure tells the story of Gollum from a perspective never witnessed before in any storytelling media, all the while staying faithful to the legendary books of J.R.R. Tolkien.

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