The Culling, Battle Royale Game Shutting Down On May 15th, 2019

It looks like Xaviant Games and Xaviant will be taking The Culling to the back of the shed just as they did before with The Culling 2. This information shouldn’t be considered shocking given the writing that was on the wall from the feedback of veteran players, and how the devs chased after trends instead of maintaining the success they had at launch. Continue reading “The Culling, Battle Royale Game Shutting Down On May 15th, 2019”

The Culling: Origins Is Now Free To Play On PC Via Steam

Xaviant Director of Operations, Josh Van Veld, posted a couple of months ago that he and team wanted to get things right after the mess that was The Culling 2 failed. Taking things back to the Culling day 1 version, Xaviant has followed up on that move with a free-to-play announcement that is currently live for those who game on PC. Continue reading “The Culling: Origins Is Now Free To Play On PC Via Steam”

The Culling: Day 1 Reference Is Out Now For PC Via Steam

Xaviant has released The Culling (not The Culling 2) as a playable build for PC via Steam. The actual Day 1 version of the game — from way back in March of 2016 — is now on the team’s “Reference servers.” If you own The Culling on Steam, you will be able to play The Culling: Day 1 Reference for free, where all owners of The Culling will see the “Day 1 Reference” as a separate application in their Steam Library. Continue reading “The Culling: Day 1 Reference Is Out Now For PC Via Steam”

The Culling To Revert To Day 1 Build And Go Free While The Culling 2 Will Be Removed

Xaviant Director of Operations, Josh Van Veld, has posted a new video on the company’s YouTube channel (XaviantLLC) to address the current situation of the studio, the future of The Culling, and what will happen to The Culling 2. Continue reading “The Culling To Revert To Day 1 Build And Go Free While The Culling 2 Will Be Removed”

The Culling Enters Beta With Big House Update; Preps For Xbox One Launch

The Culling Big House Update

Xaviant’s The Culling was originally scheduled to launch into the Xbox One’s Game Preview program when it wrapped up or neared the wrapping up of development while in Steam’s Early Access program. Well, after a year of being in an alpha state on Steam, Xaviant announced that The Culling has finally graduated into beta and the steps towarde entering into the Game Preview program for the Xbox One are underway. Continue reading “The Culling Enters Beta With Big House Update; Preps For Xbox One Launch”

The Culling Community Turns Against Devs Following Balance Patches

If you’ve been playing the Early Access release of The Culling — a multiplayer-only Battle Royale or Hunger Games inspired survival title from Xaviant Games — then you might have noticed a sharp drop-off in the player base, and a brisk increase in the complaints and disgruntlement from gamers on both the forums and in the user reviews. Continue reading “The Culling Community Turns Against Devs Following Balance Patches”