Don’t let this High Sea Thriller Go Under the Radar - Destroyer: The U-Boat Hunter Releases Today!

Don’t let this High Sea Thriller Go Under the Radar - Destroyer: The U-Boat Hunter Releases Today!

Experience the threat from the depths and the thrill of hunting it in this historically accurate U-Boat hunting game.

06.12.2023 Katowice/Hamburg - All Hands on Deck! Iron Wolf Studio and Daedalic Entertainment release their thrilling Naval-Warfare Sim Destroyer: The U-Boat Hunter today! This captivating and unique WWII game merges historical accuracy with the spine thrilling tension of a high sea thriller. Secure the hatches and take the helm of a Fletcher Class Destroyer to protect supply convoys from U-Boat attacks of the Wehrmacht. Make use of your precise and accurately depicted instruments on board to detect and destroy the enemy while enjoying authentic voice-over and immersive cutscenes in-between missions.

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  • Procedural battle generation with randomized weather, time of day, and enemy attack patterns.
  • 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 were recorded by professional voice actors, navy school cadets, and US Navy experts for unparalleled immersion and situational awareness.
  • 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.



Starting out as an Early Access game, Destroyer: The U-Boat Hunter quickly grew an active community that helped improve the game based on player feedback. With the end of Early Access, the developers at Iron Wolf Studio have created a showcase that reflects on the games’ journey while introducing the core mechanics to new players.

More info on the game can be found on Destroyer: The U-Boat Hunter’s official Steam Page. Additionally, we encourage you to check out Daedalic Entertainment’s press room and follow us on social media for more news on upcoming titles.

About Iron Wolf Studio

Iron Wolf Studio S.A. is a Polish game development studio based in Katowice, Poland. They are a high-flying game company composed of veteran devs and visionary designers. Their mission is to prove to the world that war games can be innovative, beautiful, and exciting while paying respect to historical accuracy and realism at the same time.


About Daedalic Entertainment

About Daedalic Entertainment
Daedalic Entertainment is a renowned publisher supporting indie developers  for over 17 years, bringing their titles to  every major gaming platform. The line-up of games is comprised of a diverse variety of unique titles, focusing on 4 distinct areas: story-telling, strategy, co-op-games, and wholesome games. With an international team of around 45 employees, Daedalic is currently working with various development studios to create a new line-up of innovative games across consoles and PCs to market. Recent hits include New Cycle, Barotrauma, Unrailed!, Potion Tycoon, Deponia, Shadow Tactics, Inkulinati, Hidden Deep, Fling to the Finish! and more.

In regards to future titles please look out for upcoming games like Reveil, Capes, Woodo, Magin: The Rat Project Stories, Edge of Sanity, Wild Woods, and many more. Since April 2022 Daedalic Entertainment has been  a subsidiary of the French publishing house Nacon. For further reference please visit: Follow Daedalic Entertainment on Steam, so you don't miss out on future releases:

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