The Devil’s Moon Sets Fire to Hunt: Showdown

Posted on 14 Dec 2022 by
L Coulsen

Like, literally. The Inferno will sporadically set the map ablaze. Because things weren’t dangerous enough already. This is a live event, so things are going to be interesting indeed across the next few weeks. Surely nothing a shotgun can’t handle, though. Right?


Official Press Release

Fire Rages in the Bayou as Hunt: Showdown’s “Devil’s Moon” Event Starts Today on PC & Consoles!

Over 50 rewards, including two new Legendary Hunters, can be earned during the event, featuring a new story, weekly challenge system and game-changing fire

FRANKFURT, Germany – Dec. 14, 2022 – Hunt: Showdown launches its much-anticipated “Devil’s Moon” live event on PC and consoles today! Running through February 15, the event brings brand-new features, a gripping story, and over 50 rewards to unlock, including two new Legendary Hunters, Blood Bonds, weapons, and more.

As the Devil’s Moon rises, trapped souls must be liberated across the bayou. But that’s just the start. Players can choose their side and pledge their Hunters to a pact, which will offer different benefits as they earn Event Points to unlock rewards. The Inferno, a wildcard map condition, will bring map enhancements with fire at periodic intervals throughout the event. Two new Legendary Hunters are up for grabs – “Ochenkov’s Widow” and the “False Saint” – alongside new weapons, consumables, and Weapon Charms, plus new Challenges bring weekly tasks to complete for Event Points. There are also two Battle Pass tracks for players to earn even further rewards. It might be winter, but the action in the bayou is about to get hotter than ever before…

Features for the “Devil’s Moon” live event include:

The Inferno: For the first time ever, “The Inferno” comes to the bayou, live on select days and maps in Hunt: Showdown. This wildcard condition adds an extra layer of danger and excitement to the game, as players must navigate through scorching flames to survive and emerge victorious.
Challenges: Players can earn Event Points with the new Challenge system. Each week, a set of new challenges is released, and stars are rewarded for each completed task, which will be converted to Event Points.
Pacts: Players are invited to choose their side for the “Devil’s Moon” event. Tied into the 15-chapter story of the live event, by pledging a Hunter’s allegiance to a pact, players will receive different event benefits and traits which will suit different play styles. Certain Hunters will also enjoy Event Point boosters, too.
Rewards & Battle Pass: The new Battle Pass allows players to unlock 51 items across 51 levels, including two new Legendary Hunters, two Weapon Charms, five weapons, seven Blood Bond prizes worth up to 1000 Blood Bonds in total, ten Legendary Weapon Skins, and seven types of Custom ammo. Reward highlights include Legendary Hunters “Ochenkov’s Widow” and “False Saint” and weapons including the Springfield M1892 Krag bolt-action rifle, the LeMat Mark II shotgun, and the Martini-Henry IC1 rifle.
Event Store & DLC: Launching alongside the “Devil’s Moon” live event is the new “Frau Perchta” DLC, featuring a new Legendary Hunter, plus new Legendary Weapons. New Hunter Frau Perchta is available in two variations, a first for Hunt. Celebrating the holiday season, festive favorites will return to the store for the duration of the event, alongside a range of new Weapon Charms.
Hunt: Showdown is out now for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Players can find out more about the latest live event and the game by visiting www.huntshowdown.com.

About Hunt: Showdown

Hunt: Showdown is a competitive first-person bounty hunting game that packs the thrill of survival games into a match-based format. Set in Louisiana in 1895, the game boasts a mixture of PvP and PvE elements that creates a uniquely tense experience. It’s not just the creatures who are a threat—it’s every Hunter on the map. In the classic game mode, a match of Hunt pits 12 players—playing solo or in teams of two or three —against each other as they race to take out gruesome beasts for a bounty they must collect and get off of the map, while Hunt’s quickplay mode offers a shorter match for solo players to scavenge for weapons as they compete for a diminishing pool of bounty. The higher the risk, the higher the reward–but a single mistake could cost everything. Hunt is available now on Steam, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. For more information, visit www.huntshowdown.com.

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