Destroyer: The U-Boat Hunter brings you an authentic and historically accurate destroyer simulation along with gripping anti-submarine warfare set in the turmoils of the Atlantic Ocean during World War II.
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Mostly Positive (16) - 75% of the 16 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
All Reviews:
Mostly Positive (417) - 76% of the 417 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Sep 28, 2022

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“We are a small team and Early Access will help us get in touch with our audience and community. We aim to deliver the best anti-submarine warfare experience out there, so communicating with players over the ongoing development process is key to achieve this.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“Depending on the feature requests and feedback that comes in during development, we aim to adjust the scope of the game accordingly. Right now, we would like to have the game fully realized within 6 to 8 months.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“We want to implement some features that would thrive and profit from Early Access feedback: Rescuing survivors, torpedo attacks against the escorts, a campaign, quality of life and miscellaneous features. The core features of Destroyer: The U-Boat Hunter are already in place, but new content and features will turn the game into its final form over the Early Access period.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The current state of the game delivers a stable and polished core experience, with high replayability thanks to custom scenarios and generated challenges. The core of the game, that being the player’s interactions with the ship, is already well realized and in a state that we are proud of.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“Possibly. We will evaluate the pricing regularly as the game gains features, expands in scope and moves to beta and then final release.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“We are already very involved in letting our community be part of the development. But giving them access to the game to move them from onlookers to participants will increase the involvement and give both sides a great opportunity to improve the game over the period of Early Access. We will closely monitor your experiences and suggestions, whether you post them on the community hub or release them in video or text form in other places around the internet!”
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About This Game

Destroyer: The U-Boat Hunter is an innovative, cross-genre destroyer simulation which truthfully depicts the struggle of escort groups protecting allied convoys against German U-boats during the Battle of the Atlantic. Take full control of a Fletcher-class destroyer, using authentic instruments and attack procedures to fully experience the full spectrum of anti-submarine warfare.

Destroyer combines the thrill of commanding an anti-submarine warship with the tactical challenge of managing a whole escort group protecting convoys against relentless wolfpacks. The game goes to great lengths to appeal to fans of realism and immersion, at the same time offering a great experience for beginners in the genre as well.

Whether a military sim veteran or a fledgling captain, immerse yourself in a cinematic naval warfare experience and feel the thrill of the hunt!

Key game features include:

  • Procedural battle generation with randomized weather, time of day, and enemy attack patterns, allowing for a virtually infinite number of battle scenarios.
  • A detailed Fletcher-class destroyer model with 5 locations meticulously recreated in state-of-the art 3D: the bridge, the combat information center, the sonar room, the gun director, and the lookouts’ station.
  • Over 300 voice reports recorded by professional voice actors, navy school cadets and US Navy experts for unparalleled immersion and situational awareness.
  • A total of 10 different battle stations covering the most essential duties of the anti-submarine attack team, each complete with its key instruments and gear to give you the edge over the enemy.
  • 4 different convoy battle configurations (small, medium, large, and custom).
  • A dark, thematic soundtrack comprising 4 multi-layered pieces that dynamically adjust to the level of tension between you and the enemy.
  • Varied U-boat captain profiles: aggressive, sneaky, patient, or cold professional - each of them with an ace up their sleeve.

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 7 (64-bit) or Newer
    • Processor: Intel Core i5 6400 or AMD equivalents
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 960 4GB (720p Low) or AMD equivalents
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 12 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX compatible
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel Core i7 8700 or AMD equivalents
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 1070 (1080p High) or AMD equivalents
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 12 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX compatible

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