Way of the Hunter megathread

Dropping August 22nd 2022

Become the new owner of a hunting lodge nestled among gorgeous habitats and rich animal populations. Explore vast open world environments across the USA and Europe. Hunt with a premium selection of firearms and equipment. Enjoy the perfect hunt on your own or with a friend in multiplayer coop.

This authentic hunting experience lets you explore and hunt in large open-world environments in the USA and Europe. Discover true to life animals in beautiful natural habitats and handle various detailed and highly realistic weapons.

Face the challenges of ethical hunting, supported by a compelling story, or simply enjoy hunting the rich environments freely.

FEATURES

  • Dozens of strikingly detailed animal species with realistic behavior models for a truly immersive hunting experience
  • Enjoy your perfect hunting adventure among friends in coop mode
  • Hunt like a pro with features that highlight animal signs, blood splatter analysis, and shot review with the rewindable bullet camera
  • Two vast hunting territories with 55 square miles each
  • Realistic ballistics and bullet physics simulation
  • Sophisticated natural animal animations and reactions when sensing the players presence
  • A compelling story about the struggles of a family hunting business, and the rivalry and friendships that surround it
  • ComplexTrophy system generates unique antlers and horns based on multiple factors like fitness and age

This authentic hunting experience lets you explore and hunt in large open-world environments in the USA and Europe. Become the new owner of a hunting lodge nestled among gorgeous habitats and rich animal populations. Hunt with a premium selection of firearms and equipment. Enjoy the perfect hunt on your own or with a friend in multiplayer coop.

  • Strikingly detailed animal species with realistic behavior models
  • Two vast hunting territories with 55 square miles each
  • Realistic ballistics and bullet physics simulation
  • Animal signs and blood splatter analysis feature
  • Shot review with the rewindable bullet camera

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https://imgur.com/a/mgfzXRe

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Firearm and animal stats for Energy/Distance and Range/Animal.

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Patch 1.16 is now live!

Patch version 1.16 is now live on Steam (GOG and Epic Games Store soon after), PS5 and Xbox Series X/S will follow soon.

(PC) Version 1.16 patch notes:

  • Fixed: Disappearing blood tracks, partially (full fix is being worked on)
  • Added: Ability to change Keybindings (work in progress, localized characters do not show in tutorials / encyclopedia)
  • Added: FOV slider to Game options menu
  • Tuned: Ultra widescreen support
  • Tuned: Hunter sense blur is reduced
  • Fixed: Clipping of player / firearms during movement
  • Tuned: Lake sounds volume reduced
  • Tuned: Wind sound volume reduced
  • Tuned: Sleep spamming no longer advances animal age
  • Tuned: Explorer difficulty is even easier (reduced speed of animal reactions, added more blood to streamline tracking)
  • Tuned: Sell prices of meat
  • Fixed: Mission Riddle Me This Part 3 blocking progress if player dies during walkie talkie dialogue
  • Added: Limited photo mode boundaries in Ranger difficulty
  • Fixed: Steyr Monobloc animation
  • Added: Clipping mask for blur
  • Tuned: Visual improvements to vital organs in Bullet camera
  • Tuned: Improved and optimized save files
  • Fixed: Rare crash connected with animal signs interaction
  • Fixed: Improper synchronization of animal trophies and parameters in Multiplayer
  • Tuned: Improved synchronization of character in Multiplayer
  • Fixed: Climbing ladders no longer corrupts animations
  • Fixed: Weather synchronization in Multiplayer
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Since this patch I’ve had way more disappearing animals after a kill. My buddy even had his objective despawnfor a mission and now is stuck

Yeah the game has issues. Hopefully most get addressed in patch 1.17