Is The Hunter Call of the Wild Cross Platform?

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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 there not being many other titles that have taken on the hunting genre so ambitiously. It was released on February 16, 2017, and it is available on PC, Playstation 4, and Xbox One.

You can play it either as a single-player game or go hunting with friends in multiplayer mode.

So is The Hunter Call of the Wild cross platform, meaning is The Hunter Call of the Wild crossplay so you can play with friends across different gaming platforms?

Grab your favorite rifle, handgun, or crossbow, and go hunt for the answer to this and more answers below.

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​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

You won’t find a standard story mode when playing The Hunter Call of the Wild. 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, but you’re going to be able to explore huge open-world environments while equipping many different types of rifles.

There are also vehicles that you can ride, and the experience is designed to be an immersive and accurate video game version of hunting.

​Gameplay

As I mentioned in the introduction, TheHunter: Call of the Wild isn’t just a single-player title, as you have the option to 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. Being able to play and explore with friends will give this game even more replayability.

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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 really quite impressive.

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​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

​Is The Hunter Call of the Wild cross platform between PC and Xbox?

No, unfortunately, The Hunter Call of the Wild isn’t cross platform between PC and Xbox. That means you can’t crossplay with friends on Xbox One or Xbox Series X/S if you’re on PC and vice versa.

​Is The Hunter Call of the Wild cross platform between PC and PlayStation?

No, The Hunter Call of the Wild isn’t cross platform between PC and PlayStation either, meaning you can’t crossplay with friends on PS4 or PS5 if you’re on PC and vice versa.

​Is The Hunter Call of the Wild cross platform between Xbox and PlayStation?

No, unfortunately, The Hunter Call of the Wild isn’t cross platform between Xbox and PlayStation. That means you can’t crossplay with friends on PS4 or PS5 if you’re on Xbox One or Xbox Series X/S and vice versa.

​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 that Xbox Series X/S owners can crossplay The Hunter Call of the Wild together 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.

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​Summary: Is The Hunter Call of the Wild cross platform in 2022?

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.


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 coop?

Yes, you can play The Hunter Call of the Wild as coop. But you can also play it as a competitive game though if you prefer.

​Is The Hunter Call of the Wild on Nintendo Switch?

No, at the time of writing this, The Hunter Call of the Wild isn’t available on Nintendo Switch. 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, there’s no split screen mode 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.

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​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 go hunting together.