theHunter: Call of the Wild Coming to Retail Later this Year, Courtesy of THQ Nordic

Expansive Worlds and Avalanche Studios' hunting simulation game theHunter: Call of the Wild is coming to PS4 and Xbox One this fall, and THQ Nordic will help bring the game to retail.

on June 28, 2017 3:40 PM

THQ Nordic announced today that it will help Expansive Worlds and Avalanche Studios bring theHunter: Call of the Wild to retail when the PS4 and Xbox One versions release this fall in North America, South America, Australia, and New Zealand.

The game will also be available at retail in a few other undisclosed regions, but the aforementioned ones are the only places where THQ Nordic is handling the physical release of the title. theHunter: Call of the Wild released back in February on PC, and was recently confirmed for a console release. and features a 50 square mile open world for players to explore in this hunting simulation game.

Players are able to hunt animals such as deer, bison, black bears, among many others. You can play alone for an isolated hunting experience, but theHunter: Call of the Wild does have cooperative and competitive multiplayer modes that support up to eight players.

Pim Holfve, CEO of Avalanche Studios, had the following to say about working with THQ Nordic:

“We’re excited to partner with THQ Nordic.┬átheHunter: Call of the Wild continues to be a very successful game for us, and thanks to this distribution agreement, we’ll now be able to reach even more virtual hunters in key markets. THQ Nordic will be a valuable partner for us as we keep expanding our self-publishing business.”

Klemens Kreuzer, Managing Director at THQ Nordic, said the following about bringing theHunter: Call of the Wild to retail:

“”Fortunately, we did not have to bring rifles, game calls, and other trapping devices to our meetings with Avalanche Studios and Expansive Worlds. With the excellent hunting simulation theHunter: Call of the Wild, we are excited to deliver the thrill of the hunt to living rooms across these important markets.”

You can check out a new gameplay trailer for theHunter: Call of the Wild below. The game is currently available on PC, and will be coming to PS4 and Xbox One this fall.

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Tomas Franzese is a Staff Writer at DualShockers, writing a variety of reviews and shedding light on upcoming games for both PC and consoles. While he has been a gamer most of his life, he began writing for DualShockers last year, and has almost never put his computer or a controller down since.