Providing gamer with a huge, open world the game allows to explore vast wild areas, track animals and finally hunt them at the proper time. If you ever wanted to feel like a real hunter, then Call of the Wild is a perfect game for you.
Video graphics and new features
One thing that should be pointed out is that the world in the game looks simply beautiful. It is made using the APEX technology, which was created by Avalanche Studios.APEX was primarily used in action games like for example the Just Cause series. COTW is a sequel to theHunter and theHunter: Primal and thanks to the APEX engine is a huge leap forward in comparison, to its older sisters. An immense, open world, dynamic weather, a cycle of day and night, beautiful landscapes and pure immersion.
All of this is waiting for a player. Use of such technology may lead to a question: if the game is so beautiful, does it demand a powerful PC? Well, the game was designed in a way, which allows it to be played even on older configurations. Though, it is still recommended to check the system requirements, which you can find below the description of the game.
Gameplay and game modes
The most important elements of COTW are gameplay and game modes. The gameplay basically allows to explore the world and hunt many types of animals. The gamer needs to learn a very complex behavior of various animals before will be able to hunt them. Birds, buffalos, deers, foxes, rabbits and so long and so forth.Some of them prefer to be active during a day, while others love nights. Birds are easy to scare, while foxes very often are curious about humans. Prepare your equipment, purchase rifles, shotguns, bows, ammunition, sights and items which might help you in your hunting such as scent eliminator, callers and a lot more.
You can buy these for the money you gain from harvesting animals or for completing various missions. Local residents and reserve wardens give you missions and challenges. When you fulfill them you get money and experience points.There are various missions like for example taking a picture of a deer within 50 meters or harvesting a female bison at night. XP points can be used to invest in various skills and perks. Thanks to that it will be much easier to hunt. Furthermore, money is really important because the player cannot simply run with one rifle and shoot everything on sight.
Various animals have a certain class, which indicates, what type of a weapon and ammunition should be used to gain the integrity bonus. This bonus is quite important for a hunter. The game also provides you with a multiplayer mode, in which you can compete with various players or join together with them in the co-op. The host of the game can also provide you with various challenges. Fun awaits.
Players reviews and reception in the game industry
It should not be a surprise that out of more than 15 000 of the game reviews on the Steam platform, most of them, because over 70%, are positive. Players mostly point out the realistic gameplay and the sheer amount of content offered by the game.