The Wild Eight will launch for PC in March 2019, and PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in August 2019, publisher and developer HypeTrain Digital announced.
Here is an overview of the game, via its Steam page:
The mysterious plane crash was only the beginning. Eight survivors are stranded in the middle of an unforgiving frozen wilderness of Alaska. Don’t let it consume you. Find out the truth. Survive and live to tell the tale of The Wild Eight.
In The Wild Eight, always be on the move — it is your only way to survive and find out what happened with this mysterious place. It is a challenging and fun game designed for both teamwork multiplayer and an immersive single-player experience.
- Explore and Survive – Embark on the adventure into the ruthless arctic wilderness and uncover truth behind a mysterious plane crash that left its surviving passengers to die.
- Cooperate – Join with other players online (up to 8 players in one party) or begin the dangerous journey on your own.
- Hunt or Be Hunted – Gather resources, craft and improve your equipment at the camping site, escape blizzards and fight deadly beasts that lurk in the woods.
- Loot – Find the uncanny anomalies, strange laboratories and abandoned facilities, full of useful loot and even something out of this world.
Watch a new trailer below.