Crytek’s atmoshpheric multiplayer swamp horror Hunt: Showdown is free to try this weekend on Steam. Hunt: Showdown, which launched on Steam early access earlier this year following several months in closed alpha, is a moody, first-person affair, blending elements of PvE and PvP into a single, compelling premise. As each match begins, teams of either solo or duo bounty hunters are set loose across gloomy, monster-infested Louisiana swampland, all with the same objective: to be the first to locate and eliminate a particularly large, especially unpleasant hellbeast. Things ratchet up a gear, however, once the monster is slain and the bounty is won; from that point on, the winning team becomes the new target and must ready their escape, with all remaining hunters now able to track them, kill them and steal their spoils. If you’re sufficiently tempted to get involved, and fancy spending the weekend up to your knees in monsters and mud, Hunt: Showdown is free to download and play right now on Steam. The free weekend comes to a close on Monday, August 13th, at 6pm in the UK/10am PT, and Crytek notes that Hunt: Showdown can be purchased at a discount of 20% for the duration of the event. It’s currently priced at £20.79, down from £25.99.