HYENAS unveils official gameplay trailer and hands-on play at Gamescom

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    HYENAS unveils official gameplay trailer and hands-on play at Gamescom

    #JoinThePack and steal the Merch in the Closed Beta, kicking off August 31 

    LONDON, UK – AUGUST 16TH, 2023 – SEGA® Europe Ltd. and Creative Assembly have released the official gameplay trailer for HYENAS, showcasing its chaotic, zero-G heist action. Watch the Hyenas battle their way through the Earth Vintage Plundership as they steal Merch and take out MURFS before culminating in a climactic zero-G showdown. 


    HYENAS is a hero-based multiplayer extraction shooter pitting five teams of three against each other (and relentless NPC security teams known as MURFS) as they race to steal valuable pop culture memorabilia from expansive, themed Plunderships. HYENAS will be publicly available to play for the first time at Hall 8 in Gamescom, the world’s biggest gaming event, from August 23 to August 27

    Don’t worry if you can’t make it to Gamescom, as all PC players are invited to join the first ever Closed Beta, which begins August 31 and runs until September 11. Would-be Yeenas can register to join via Steam Playtest.

    This Closed Beta will feature eight specialists including newcomers Mozie – the OG Hyena – and rock-and-roll roadie Digits. They will join ballerina Prima, astronaut Commander Wright, super speedy cosplayer Hero-Ki, Sniper El Silbón, gamer Doc Hotfix and defense connoisseur drag queen Galaxia as they dive into zero-G action across the massive Plundership, Earth Vintage. 

    Alongside the reveal of the new Gameplay Trailer, HYENAS have also released their new official key art. Featuring Prima, Digits, and Commander Wright, the key art shows a three-player-team emerging from a teleporter en route to attack a Plundership. 

    HYENAS will be coming to PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Windows and Mac and is available to wishlist now on Steam. Visit www.playhyenas.com for more information or follow on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram for the latest updates. 

    About Creative Assembly: 
    Creative Assembly is one of Europe’s leading games development studios, founded in 1987 and located in West Sussex, UK and in Sofia, Bulgaria. With a heritage of award-winning AAA titles, including the multi-million selling Total War™ series, Creative Assembly continues to build an impressive portfolio of games including the newly announced first-person shooter HYENAS and through world-renowned partnerships; with Games Workshop on Total War™: WARHAMMER®, Twentieth Century Fox on Alien: Isolation plus 343 Industries and Microsoft on Halo Wars 2. Creative Assembly has, with their exceptionally talented team of over 800, amassed a wealth of awards including multiple Best Place to Work awards and accolades from BAFTA, Music+Sound and Develop’s Industry Excellent awards. www.creative-assembly.com.

    About SEGA Europe Limited: 
    SEGA Europe Limited is the European Distribution arm of Tokyo, Japan-based SEGA CORPORATION, and a worldwide leader in interactive entertainment both inside and outside the home. The company develops and distributes interactive entertainment software products for a variety of hardware platforms including PC, wireless devices, and those manufactured by Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe. SEGA wholly owns the video game development studios Two Point Studios, Creative Assembly, Relic Entertainment, Amplitude Studios, Sports Interactive and HARDlight. SEGA Europe’s website is located at www.sega.co.uk