Maneater: Truth Quest DLC Emerges from the Shadows With a Late-Summer Release Date


A few months back Tripwire Interactive announced Maneater: Truth Quest, a new expansion of last year’s blood-soaked open-world “ShaRkPG,” and today they’ve revealed a release date. Truth Quest goes the X-Files route, as players search for the real reason the game’s aquatic life is so messed up, while avoiding shadowy black helicopters and other military forces. As the header image above indicates, there will also be sharks with frikkin’ laser beams. Check out a new teaser trailer for Maneater: Truth Quest, below.

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Looks like a solid addition. Hopefully the DLC doesn’t suffer from the same technical issues the base game did at launch. Here’s some more details about Maneater: Truth Quest…

Starring your evolved bull shark protagonist and Chris Parnell (Saturday Night Live, Rick and Morty, Archer), reprising his role as investigative journalist Trip Westhaven, Maneater: Truth Quest will take players down the rabbit hole of dark secrets and conspiracies surrounding Port Clovis and the Naval Wildlife Organization (NWO). The original stories of animals growing bone like armor, emitting flesh-eating toxins, or using electricity as a weapon were simply just old fisherman's tales. That is until conspiracy theorists everywhere pointed to the original Maneater as solid proof of a Government coverup. Trip Westhaven, driven the brink of madness, fires up his ViewTube channel “Truth Quest”, to take his followers, the “Questers” into deep waters in an effort to uncover the dark secrets behind this whale of a tale.

A small taste of new features and content include:

New Evolution Set

  • Maximum level cap increased to 40
  • Five new organ evolutions with one additional organ slot unlocked at level 40
  • Maximum shark size increased

New Wildlife

  • New “Uber” Apex Predator
  • New evolved hunt creatures

New Military Forces for Bounty Hunter System

  • Military land forces will launch attacks from beaches and fortifications
  • Helicopters will hunt by air
  • Five new Bounty Bosses
  • New weapons and vehicles for military Bounty Hunters

New Objective Types

  • Failure to Communicate: Tail-whip objects to destroy the target objective
  • Time Trial: Swim through the rings before time runs out!

Maneater is available now on PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, and PS5. The Truth Quest DLC will launch on August 31 and will set you back $15.