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News video games 07 February 2019, 00:19

author: Milosz Szubert

Fear the Wolves Leaves Early Access

Today marks the release of Fear the Wolves, an online battle royale FPS from the co-developers of the S.T.A.L.K.E.R. series.

After more than five months of early access, we have witnessed the launch of Fear the Wolves, the online battle royale FPS from Vostok Games, a team founded by former GSC Game World employees, has finally arrived. This S.T.A.L.K.E.R.-reminiscent title is currently available only on PC, but in the future it will also be released on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

On the occasion of the release of the full version, the creators have prepared a new trailer for Fear the Wolves. You can watch it below.

Along with the release, the title received another big patch, introducing a lot of changes. These include a system of artifacts providing powerful special skills, another mutant, new items for customization, improvements to the interface, optimization and enemy AI, and the fixing of a number of annoying bugs reported by the community. The full contents of the updates can be found here. On the aforementioned page you will also read about all the elements added by the five biggest updates that have seen the light of day during Fear the Wolves’ early access period.

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Fear the Wolves launches on PC.

In addition, as promised, the free week with Fear the Wolves started at 9AM PST. Until 12 February, anyone interested in the game will be able to check what Vostok Games' production has to offer. If you like it, you will be able to buy it on Steam for half price at $9.99

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So far, yet another online battle royale has little fans.

Although Fear the Wolves may tempt with its harsh, post-apocalyptic atmosphere, changing weather conditions, day and night cycle and the need to battle not only with living opponets, but also with dangerous fauna, the title has not gained much popularity. According to Steamcharts, yesterday, only 37 people were playing at the daily peak. Will the release, free week and a promotion improve this state of affairs? The next few day will show.

Finally, we are presenting the official hardware requirements of Fear the Wolves.

Minimum hardware requirements

  • OS: Windows 7/8/10 (64-bit)
  • CPU: Intel Core i3-2130 (3.4 GHz)/AMD FX-4100 (3.6 GHz)
  • RAM: 8 GB RAM
  • Karta grafiki: 1 GB, GeForce GTX 650 Ti/Radeon R7 260
  • HDD space: 16 GB

Recommended hardware requirements

  • OS: Windows 7/8/10 (64-bit)
  • CPU: Intel Core i7-3930K (3.2 GHz)/AMD Ryzen 5 1600 (3.2 GHz)
  • RAM: 16 GB RAM
  • GPU: 4 GB, GeForce GTX 970/Radeon R9 390
  • HDD space: 16 GB

Webedia Group is a partner of the Fear the Wolves project published by Focus Home Interactive.

  1. Fear the Wolves official website
  2. Fear the Wolves game guide

Milosz Szubert

Milosz Szubert

A film expert by education. Has been working at since January 2017. A fan of tennis, basketball, comics, good books, history, and strategic games by Paradox. Recently a self-taught Game Master (apparently he's quite good at it). For several years, he edited films on the Notatnik Kinomana channel on YouTube.


Fear the Wolves

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