theHunter™: Call of the Wild

theHunter™: Call of the Wild

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theHunter: Call of the Wild Launch FAQs
Hello Hunters,

For the launch of theHunter: Call of the Wild today we have created a list of FAQs that we hope will be helpful to you and answer a lot of your questions.


General & Gameplay


Is the game only going to be available on PC, or other platforms as well?

We’ve announced theHunter: Call of the Wild as a PC release for Steam. If the platform selection should be expanded at a future point we will make sure to inform our players via Facebook, Twitter & Steam.


Will my progress and content be moved over from theHunter: Classic into theHunter: Call of the Wild?

theHunter: Call of the Wild is a full stand-alone title and there will be no carry over of items, currency or statistics from theHunter: Classic. However, we offer players of both games a limited time promotion for exclusive items in both games ongoing until May 16, 2017. You can find more information about this here.


Will there be in-game currency like in theHunter Classic?

theHunter: Call of the Wild is a one-time purchase without micro transactions. We do have a currency in theHunter: Call of the Wild which is completely in-game and has no correlation to real-life cash. When talking about “a one-time purchase”, we also think it’s important to point out that we are committed to supporting theHunter: Call of the Wild and will add content in the form of optional free and paid DLC packages.

Which are the supported languages?

All voice content will be in English. In addition, all written as well as voice over content is localized to Russian, French, German, Brazilian-Portuguese, Polish, Czech and Spanish.


Will there be global leaderboards?

In theHunter: Call of the Wild you can find global, persistent leaderboards per animal, per reserve as well as session-based scoreboards with custom competitions that can be started by players.


How many maps will there be on release?

The release version will contain two very distinct and absolutely massive open-world hunting reserves, Hirschfelden and Layton Lake District.


Has the rendering distance been increased compared to theHunter: Classic?

Yes, the rendering distance has been greatly increased in theHunter: Call of the Wild.
The system now restricts based on 2D data which means that you will still be able to see and shoot animals from high mountain tops.


How many friends can I team up with in game?

Up to 8 friends can hunt together in multiplayer. theHunter: Call of the Wild features both co-op and competitive multiplayer modes.


How many huntable species are there?

The release version of the game will include 12 huntable species:

  • Red deer
  • Fallow deer
  • Roe deer
  • Red fox
  • Wild boar
  • European bison
  • Whitetail deer
  • Moose
  • Elk
  • Black bear
  • Coyote
  • Blacktail deer


How many weapons will be available in theHunter: Call of the Wild?

There will be a total of 14 weapons included in the release version of the game:

  • .223 Docent
  • Ranger .243
  • .270 Huntsman
  • Razorback Lite CB-60
  • Hawk Edge CB-70
  • Whitlock Model 86
  • Coachmate Lever .45-70
  • Caversham Steward 12G
  • Cacciatore 12G
  • Focoso 357
  • .44 Panther Magnum
  • Rhino 454
  • Rangemaster 338
  • 7MM Regent Magnum

There will also be exclusive items available in theHunter: Call of the Wild. You can find out more about this limited time promotion here: http://steamcommunity.com/games/518790/announcements/detail/532949254496564382

What are the zeroing distances in theHunter: Call of the Wild?

Default Zero Range 150m

.223 Docent
.243 Ranger
.270 Huntsman
7mm Regent Magnum
.338 Rangemaster

Default Zero Range 100m

Whitlock Model 86
.45-70 Coachmate Lever

Default Zero Range 50m

.357 Focoso
.44 Panther Magnum
.454 Rhino
12 GA Caversham Steward
12 GA Cacciatore

Default Zero Range 40m

Razorback Lite CB-60
Hawk Edge CB-70

There is an in game perk that allows you to pick between three ranges which will become available once unlocked.

Technical


How do I register theHunter: Call of the Wild?

Call of the Wild will be playable through the online games platform Steam only.

https://support.steampowered.com/kb_article.php?ref=5414-TFBN-1352

After the game was successfully registered to the account you can download it in the ‘Library’ section by simply double clicking it.


What are the minimum system requirements for theHunter: Call of the Wild?

The system requirements for theHunter: Call of the Wild are as follows:

Minimum:
64 bit OS – Windows 7
Intel i3 4170
Memory 4GB
NVidia GTX 560Ti / ATI HD7870 – 1 GB VRAM, DirectX 11 compatible card
Disk Space 20 GB

Recommended:
64 bit OS – Windows 10
Intel i7 quad-core
Memory 8GB
NVidia GTX 760 / R9 270x – 4 GB VRAM, DirectX 11 compatible card
Disk Space 20 GB


How can I set theHunter: Call of the Wild to borderless windowed mode?

To activate this function, make sure the game is closed, then right-click on the game in your Steam library, select ‘properties’, click on ‘set launch options’ and type in: /borderless

When you start the game next time it will be set to borderless windowed mode.


I am having issues with my graphic settings and / or experience graphics related game crashes.

If you are experiencing graphical issues in the game please make sure to update your drivers first. You can do so by downloading either nVidia GeForce Experience or ATI Catalyst Control Center. Further please make sure that your PC fulfills the min. requirements needed to launch the game. If after that you still experience issues when launching the game please open a ticket with our Customer Service team and they will assist you: http://support.thehunter.com/hc/en-us


Is it necessary to be online in Steam to play theHunter: Call of the Wild?

No, after the game has been downloaded and is ready to play, online functionality is not required. Single player mode can be played while offline, however the multiplayer functionality will be inaccessible until an online connection is available.


I can’t connect to the game, what can I do?

You will be able to enjoy the single player version of theHunter: Call of the Wild in offline mode. If you experience connection issues when playing Multiplayer please contact our customer support team: http://support.thehunter.com/hc/en-us


Can I play on a SLI or Crossfire system in theHunter: Call of the Wild?

You can play the game on SLI and Crossfire supported systems, however, we plan on further improving and tweaking the performance in the future.


Can I use my ultra wide screen monitor (21:9) in theHunter: Call of the Wild?

Yes, you will be able to play with an ultra wide screen monitor. However, some players may encounter inconsistencies with the display of the menu on some rare occasions. We plan on optimizing this in the future.


Account and Billing


I am trying to purchase theHunter: Call of the Wild on Steam but I cannot finish the transaction. What can I do?

This can be for a number of reasons. The most common ones are that the payment method you are trying to use is not accepted or your selected payment method has expired / does not have sufficient funds available. You can find in-depth information on online payment for Steam here: https://support.steampowered.com/kb_article.php?ref=8360-wejc-2625


Where can I redeem my promotion and pre-order code?


You can redeem your pre-order and promotion code here: http://cotwpromo.thehunter.com/#/
Some players may receive an error message when redeeming the code, although the items will still be correctly redeemed on the account. This is a temporary known issue and we are working with Steam in order to resolve it as soon as possible.


I have not received my exclusive bonus pre-order content for theHunter: Call of the Wild, what can I do?

If you have not received your exclusive pre order content please contact our customer service team and attach a copy of your proof or purchase as well as pre-order code to your ticket: http://support.thehunter.com/hc/en-us


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