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Frequently Asked Questions
What is Call of the Wild: The Angler?
Call of the Wild: The Angler is a relaxing open world fishing game where players get to explore the great outdoors in search of the perfect fishing spot. On your own or with friends, build custom fishing rigs, try your skills against a wide variety of fish species, and embark on the journey to become a master angler.
Who is the developer of Call of the Wild: The Angler?
The game is developed and self-published by Expansive Worlds, the creators of theHunter: Call of the Wild and a creative division within Avalanche Studios Group.
On which platforms can I play Call of the Wild: The Angler?
Call of the Wild: The Angler is currently available on PC via Steam, Microsoft Store, and Epic Games Store. The game is coming to PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One summer 2023.
Where can I buy Call of the Wild: The Angler?
Call of the Wild: The Angler is available for purchase on PC via Steam, Microsoft Store, and Epic Games Store.
Is Call of the Wild: The Angler available on Steam Deck?
The game is not Steam Deck verified. You can still play it, but we recommend using a PC for the best experience. There’s a lot of Steam Deck fans on the team, so it’s a platform we’re interested in exploring more of in the future.
How long will you support Call of the Wild: The Angler?
Our plan is to support the game in the long-term. We’re committed to continually improving the game in close collaboration with our community.
What fishing mechanics are available in the game?
There are two distinct techniques available to use in the open world: bait fishing (float) and bait/spin casting for freshwater angling.
How many fish species are there?
There are more than 20 unique fish species for players to find and catch across the two available reserves. We will keep adding more species as the game continues to grown and evolve.
▶ Golden Ridge Reserve Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Kokanee Salmon, Lake Trout, Rainbow Trout, Golden Trout, Pike, Sauger, Channel Catfish, Mountain Whitefish, Yellow Perch, and Bluegill.
▶ Norway Reserve Asp, Bream, Burbot, Brown Bullhead Catfish, Arctic Char, Chub, Grayling, Ide, European Perch, Northern Pike, Roach, Atlantic Salmon, Brown Trouth, and Zander.
Does Call of the Wild: The Angler have multiplayer?
Yes! The game supports up to 12 players in a seamless online multiplayer co-operative environment. By default, you’ll be matched into a world with others, but you can directly join a friend or play solo if you prefer. In multiplayer, you’ll have chance encounters with others, and be able to share vehicles to go on fishing adventures together. Multiplayer also supports crossplay on PC platforms, so irrespective of what launcher you use on PC, you’ll be able to play together!
Is there a minimum spec for running the game on PC?
Yes. These are the minimum system requirements on PC:
Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
OS: 64 bit OS - Windows 10
Processor: Intel i5-6400 (4C / 4T) (Q3 ‘15) or AMD Ryzen 5 1600
Memory: 8 GB RAM
Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 780 3 GB or AMD RX 480 4 GB
DirectX: Version 12
Network: Broadband Internet connection
Storage: 25 GB available space
Do I have to be online to play the game?
No. You can decide to play on your own in offline mode, or online with friends in multiplayer.
How do I give feedback to the developers?
The best way to get in touch with us is by joining the official Call of the Wild: The Angler Discord server.
I'm having a technical issue. What should I do?
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