Aurora Shores DLC is now available on all platforms!

Rise and shine It's crossbow hunting time!

Update 1.22 is live on PC, PS5, and Xbox Series X/S, bringing the crossbow, crossbow sights, new callers, a lower-priced UTV, and more to Way of the Hunter.

This update also allows access to the Aurora Shores DLC now available on PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X|S. If you are an owner of the Season Pass, the new map will be automatically unlocked for you in the game's 'Select Territory' menu after you have finished downloading the update 1.22. Protect the unique wildlife of Alaska and explore the untouched nature of a hunting ground unlike any other in the world. From the highest peaks of the Nianuk Rise to the mighty Aivuk Rainforest, this vast wilderness has incredible things to show you - and test you!

Do you want to start exploring today? We've created an interactive website where you can see how the new expansion looks, sounds and feels. Check it out on THIS LINK.

Watch the trailer on Youtube:

Way of the Hunter - Aurora Shores is out today for PC, PlayStation®5, and Xbox Series X|S at an SRP of $ 9.99 / € 9.99 / £ 7.99. The base game Way of the Hunter is required to play. Way of the Hunter is available for PC (Steam, GOG, Epic Games), PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X|S at an SRP of $ 39.99 / € 39.99 / £ 34.99.

(PC, PS5, and Xbox Series X/S) Version 1.22 patch notes:


  • 2 Crossbows

    • Harpe WonderHit

    • Apex Predator (available only in the Aurora Shores DLC story)

  • 2 Crossbow sights

    • Overgaard Reliance Red Dot

    • ZOOMXD TrueSight 1.5-5x32

  • 4 callers

    • Primos The Great Big Can Doe Bleat

    • Primos Big Bucks Rattling Bag

    • Primos Ki-Yi Predator Call

    • Primos The Original Wench Duck Call

  • 1 UTV

    • Vega Predator 1000 (9.999 credits)


  • MP: Client unable to claim a downed animal (partial fix)

  • Increased the penetration of shotgun pellets

  • Blood trails have an additional red glow in Hunter sense on the Explorer difficulty

  • Vehicle radio playing in the vicinity of the vehicle

  • Improved trophy value calculation

  • Improved character animations

  • Improved various effects in the Environment

  • HUD notifications no longer overlap cutscenes

  • Improved scene lighting in the Bullet camera screen

  • Caller range increased to 250m/273y

  • Animals are more likely to vocalize in response to callers


  • Animals occasionally fast traveling with the player

  • Animals occasionally freezing in position

  • Camera shaking when moving in prone position

  • Blood track inspect occasionally not showing expiration

  • Player spawning with last saved stance after fast travel

  • Objective helper counter updating properly

  • Hold breath icon now showing when using shotgun

  • Rotation of taxidermy stands in the Nez Pierce Valley's lodge

  • MP: April model animation fixes

We will be grateful for any and all feedback and bug reports via the THQ Nordic Redmine (when creating a ticket, please make sure that you enter the correct version).

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