Hunt: Showdown Added to Xbox One Game Preview Program

The survival horror first-person shooter makes the jump to Xbox One.

By L.B. Lubomski

Xbox players rejoice! Soon you will be able to enter the swamps as bounty hunters taking on both evil monsters and your jealous colleagues. Crytek, the studio behind the original Far Cry and the Crysis series, have announced that their multiplayer-centered, survival horror first-person shooter Hunt: Showdown is getting the early access treatment on Xbox One as part of Microsoft's Game Preview program.


Microsoft had their own announcement as well, where Hunt: Showdown producer Fatih Özbayram went into some more detail on the gameplay and premise for newcomers.


Özbayram also touched upon why Crytek has decided to take on the Game Preview approach in regards to Hunt: Showdown's continued development on the Xbox One.


Hunt: Showdown has been in early access on Steam since February 22nd of this year. There is no word just yet on when Xbox owners will be able to begin their hunt but we will be sure to let you know when a release date is made official.


About the Author

L.B. Lubomski

Lawrence "L.B." Lubomski is an avid horror movie fan, gamer, musician, historian, and aspiring author. Born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, L.B. was exposed to the works of local filmmaker and godfather of zombie cinema George A. Romero early on. He has since developed a particular fondness for Italian zombie/cannibal and slasher films. This passion for horror extends into other media, from survival horror video games such as Resident Evil to horror-inspired musical artists. In his spare time, L.B. pursues many interests including building his collection of vinyl records, action figures, and vintage video games as well as drumming in various local bands.