Crytek’s monster-infused multiplayer shooter Hunt: Showdown is getting a live-action TV adaptation because of Binge, a brand new streaming platform launching in 2022.
Crytek introduced the brand new sequence in a weblog Wednesday. Crytek co-founder and CEO Avni Yerli, co-founder Faruk Yerli, and CryEngine director Pascal Tonecker will function govt producers alongside producers from Binge.
Binge is marketed as a brand new streaming platform targeted on authentic reveals based mostly on well-liked video video games and content material creators. Binge plans to launch as a subscription-free service on PC, TV, cellular, and consoles. Customers can earn “Bytz” for watching content material, nevertheless it’s unclear how you may spend them.
For the unfamiliar, Hunt: Showdown was launched in 2018 and pits you in opposition to different monster hunters (the darkish, gory sort and never the type that hangs out with cats dressed like Sonic) within the late 1800’s Louisiana bayou.
You will race to gather clues for the place to seek out boss monsters, just like the Eldritch-looking Spider, the grotesque Butcher, or the insect-filled murderer. Gamers not solely deal with different hunters trying to steal their prize but additionally varied undead enemies, like zombies and hellhounds.
Binge can be creating a live-action sequence based mostly on System Shock and the Driver sequence. For extra online game variations presently within the works take a look at the slideshow above or our interview with Adi Shankar who’s creating a number of animated variations together with a Satan Might Cry sequence.
Joseph Knoop is a author/producer/eldritch monstrosity for IGN.