Crytek's rather unique and interesting take on the battle royale craze, Hunt: Showdown, has just received a brand new content update loaded with new armaments, items, improvements and fixes for the players to enjoy.
Update 2.1 is moderately hefty, weighing just under 2 GB in size, brings new gameplay settings and character traits, as well as a lot - a lot - of stealthy weapons for the more strategic of players to employ.
Hunt: Showdown Update 2.1 Changelog
Included down below is a condensed list of new additions to Hunt: Showdown, with the complete changelog sourced at the bottom of the article, in case you're interested in reading the fine print:
- 3 new crossbow weapons
- Silencers for Sparks LRR and Winfield
- Throwing knives
- Specter 1882 Bayonet
- Combat Axe
- Vitality shot variants (weak and normal)
- Projectile retrieval
- Interactive fog
- Spectator mode
- A potential fix for the freezes and stalling issues
- Meathead and The Butcher AI improvements
- Hit feedback improvements (melee and ranged)
- Various rebalancing
Crytek promise to keep working on improving the game's balance and core gameplay mechanics, as well as to add even more content before its eventual release. Additionally, they are hoping for a fresh round of player feedback in the areas of both bug fixing and content balancing, so that the game is at its best at any given moment.
In the patch notes, devs have also listed a rather exhaustive list of known issues and bugs that are going to be fixed and should best not be reported on, but that they haven't gotten to working on just yet. In case you're eager to check the game out and give the devs a helping hand in this regard, the list of known issues is a good resource to keep in mind.