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The Hunter: Call of the Wild is an immersive open-world hunting game. It’s a beautiful game, with some of the most beautiful scenery I’ve ever seen in a game.
The game has become very popular due to not being many other titles that have taken on the hunting genre so ambitiously. It was released on February 16, 2017, and is available on PC, Playstation 4, and Xbox One.
You can play it as a single-player game or go hunting with friends in multiplayer mode.
So is The Hunter Call of the Wild cross-platform?
No, The Hunter Call of the Wild isn’t cross-platform, which means you can’t cross-play with friends on consoles if you’re running the game on Microsoft Windows and vice versa. Likewise, The Hunter Call of the Wild isn’t crossplay between Xbox One or Xbox Series X/S and PS4 or PS5. However, the game is cross-gen (through backward compatibility for now), allowing players within the same console platform to play the game together.
Grab your favorite rifle, handgun, or crossbow, and go hunt for the answer to more FAQs below.
TheHunter: Call of the Wild FAQ:
Here are the answers to some other common questions about TheHunter: Call of the Wild:
Is The Hunter Call of the Wild cross-generation?
Yes, TheHunter: Call of the Wild is cross gen – though only through backward compatibility. That means Xbox Series X/S owners can crossplay The Hunter Call of the Wild with Xbox One owners.
Likewise, PS5 players can play TheHunter: Call of the Wild together with PS4 players. That’s because it’s the same version of the game running on both platforms.
Is The Hunter Call of the Wild coop?
Yes, you can play The Hunter Call of the Wild as a coop. But you can also play it as a competitive game if you prefer.
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Is The Hunter Call of the Wild on Nintendo Switch?
No, The Hunter Call of the Wild isn’t available on Nintendo Switch at the time of writing this. I haven’t heard of any plans of porting this game to the Switch either.
Is The Hunter Call of the Wild split screen?
No split-screen mode exists in The Hunter Call of the Wild on either PS4/PS5 or Xbox One/Series X|S. So no local couch co-op hunting, unfortunately.
How many players can play The Hunter Call of the Wild together in multiplayer?
The Hunter Call of The Wild allows up to eight players to hunt together.
What is The Hunter Call of the Wild? – A quick overview.
- Game Developer: Expansive Worlds
- Game Publisher: Expansive Worlds, Avalanche Studios Group
- Genre: Sports, Simulation, Adventure, Open-world
When playing The Hunter Call of the Wild, you won’t find a standard story mode. Instead, you’ll be able to enjoy an immersive single-player experience where you take the role of a hunter.
There isn’t a narrative reason for the player character to go hunting. Still, you can explore huge open-world environments while equipping many different types of rifles.
You can also ride vehicles, and the experience is designed to be an immersive and accurate video game version of hunting.
As I mentioned in the introduction, TheHunter: Call of the Wild isn’t just a single-player title, as you can play with friends. This can virtually replicate the experience of going hunting with a group of friends or family members.
There are also competitive modes where you can compete to see who is the best hunter in the group. There are also different in-game challenges and events that you can choose to complete. Playing and exploring with friends will give this game even more replayability.
If you consider yourself to be a fan of hunting, then this game should be of interest to you. The controls are very good, and the open-world environments that this developer has created are quite impressive.
What platforms are TheHunter: Call of the Wild available for?
TheHunter: Call of the Wild is available for:
- PC (Microsoft Windows)
- Xbox One
- Xbox Series X|S – through backward compatibility
- PlayStation 4 (PS4)
- PlayStation 5 (PS5) – through backward compatibility