The Hunt: Showdown fans have to be strong again. The year 2020 is still not over with its atrocities! The much-anticipated content of Update 1.5 has to be postponed to 2021. The developers made amends with teaser pictures that give us an insight into their plans for the next year.
This is the current situation: Crytek’s co-op shooter has already impressed with numerous new content patches in the past. Update 1.5 should continue this approach – but has to be divided by the current situation.
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Two features planned for version 1.5 – the new boss and the custom ammo – will not make it into the game in 2020.
Reduced update 1.4.8 will be released in December
This is planned: Instead of moving the complete Hunt: Showdown update to next year, Crytek decided to release the remaining features as update 1.4.8 by the end of this year. This includes:
- New Loot type, hidden on the map
- New weapon variants
- Gameplay improvements
Promisingly announced for 1.4.8 were also “some surprises”. The developers do not yet reveal what the surprise or even the new lot type on the map is about. But they announce to reveal more information in an upcoming Livestream.
Teaser for 2021: That’s coming next year
In their news article Crytek blessed us with a handful of pictures that were intended as teasers for some projects in 2021:
Among the leaked images are new weapons, clues to the planned new map, and a boss hiding place that, according to Gamerant, could indicate a crow-like appearance. Besides the content part of the news, Crytek pointed out an upcoming update of the Hunt: Showdown Roadmap – we will keep our eyes open for that!
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