Illfonic are on good form of late. Following the success of last year’s Ghostbusters: Spirits Unleashed, the developer has clearly set its sights on bringing classic IP back into gamer’s hands. Killer Klowns From Outer Space: The Game is building anticipation and the studio has announced that the once PlayStation exclusive Predator: Hunting Grounds is finally coming to Xbox consoles. But that’s not all. Later this year, PlayStation fans will get a whole batch of new content and native PlayStation 5 support.

Predator: Hunting Grounds is an immersive asymmetrical shooter set in remote areas. Players are transported into the Predator universe, where the Predator stalks the most challenging prey. You play as an elite special forces team member – the Fireteam – and complete paramilitary operations before the Predator finds you. Or you can play as the Predator, choosing from your vast array of deadly alien tech to collect your trophies one-by-one.

Predator: Hunting Grounds will release new content in 2024 and 2025. The game’s original creator, IllFonic Inc., is also now acting as the new publisher, collaborating with 20th Century Games. The studio are promising an updated PlayStation edition alongside the Xbox release, including cross-platform online gameplay.

“This game has a strong, enthusiastic player base and a vocal community that wants to see the game updated and supported,” remarked Charles Brungardt, CEO of IllFonic. “Now that IllFonic is publishing games, we knew we had to get Predator: Hunting Grounds back.”

Predator: Hunting Grounds screenshot

Predator: Hunting Grounds PlayStation Update

Next month, the game will receive Patch 2.49. This update will cover the currently released PS4 and PC editions of the game. The focus here is on player movement, Fireteam weapon rework and balance, Predator weapon balance, and UX/playability improvements.

Later this year, you can expect future DLC content. This is in addition to further balance improvements, and an update to support Predator: Hunting Grounds on PlayStation 5. This release is focused on current-generation running on Unreal 4.27, Vivox, and Wwise. Both a Standard Edition and a Digital Deluxe Edition are set to be offered.

Once the Xbox Series X|S version has been released, you will also receive new Predators later this year and, in 2025, even more new Predators.

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