Hyenas: Trailer, platforms, alpha program & everything we know

an official cover of Hyenas gameSega

Hyenas is an upcoming FPS title from Sega set in the future and filled with chaos and pop culture references. If you’re wondering what the gameplay will be like, here’s everything you need to know.

Sega and Creative Assembly have teamed up to bring a unique, inter-planetary, and fast-paced multiplayer FPS title to your screens. The team was also behind the creation of Alien: Isolation and Halo Wars 2, so the results are expected to be interesting.

An early alpha program for the game is also on the line. If you were looking for a detailed overview of the game, our hub has got all the information you need.

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an image of some characters from HyenasSega
Hyenas releases in 2023.

Is there a release date for Hyenas?

Sega hasn’t mentioned a concrete release date for Hyenas yet, but it is going to be released sometime in 2023.

Make sure to check back regularly as we’ll update you with more information as soon as further details regarding a release date are revealed.

What platforms will Hyenas be on?

Hyenas will release on most mainstream devices including the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and Windows PC. On PC, the game will be available on both Steam and Epic Games Store.

At the time of writing, there’s no news for a Google Stadia or Nintendo Switch release.

an image of Hyenas Alpha ProgramTwitter: @PlayHyenas
You can sign up for Hyenas Alpha Program now.

How to sign up for Hyenas Alpha Program?

There is an early alpha for Hyrenas that’s available for PC players to sign up for.

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You need to be at least 18 years old if you want to sign up for the program. The registration process is quite simple and can be done by following these simple set of steps:

  1. Head on to Hyenas’ official website and click on the sign-up button.
  2. A window will pop up and you’ll need to create a new Creative Assembly account. You may also sign-up with your existing Steam / Epic Games / Xbox / PSN accounts.
  3. Fill in all your details and verify your email.
  4. Then, complete and submit the alpha application form.
  5. Once you’re selected, you’ll receive a Non-Disclosure Agreement in your inbox. You need to sign it to receive the key.
  6. Once everything’s done, all you need to do is wait for an email from the devs for the closed alpha key.

You must remember that the initial phase of the alpha will be limited to PC and players from NA and EU regions with a Steam Account only. So, if you belong to other regions and have a console, you’re out of luck for the first alpha.

The developers will include additional platforms and regions in the future alpha programs.

Hyenas system requirements

Since Hyenas is still in an early alpha stage, the system requirements are a bit on the higher side. As the days go by, the developers will try to tone down the hardware requirements with further optimization.

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Here’s a rundown of all the minimum and recommended system specifications needed to run Hyenas:

Minimum Specifications Recommended Specifications
Windows 7 64bit Windows 10
Quad-core processor running at 2.5 GHz
Any 6th Gen Intel processor or Ryzen 1000 series or above
10GB  RAM 16GB RAM
5GB VRAM
Nvidia 1660 / AMD 5600 XT / Vega 556
DirectX12 DirectX12
Approximately 31GB of storage Approximately 31GB of storage

Hyenas trailer

Hyenas’ official announcement trailer gave us a glimpse of the gameplay, the world, and its characters. Check out the original announcement trailer below:

The gameplay revealed in the announcement trailer featured versatile shooting mechanics in a colorful comical world. More will be revealed in the coming months as the game nears its launch date.

Gameplay and story details

The game’s story shows that the inhabitants of Earth have colonized Mars and are leaving the planet as it has become uninhabitable. Ships are sent back to Earth to collect the “pop culture” treasure and the Hyenas are now up to destroying these ships to rob their merchandise.

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a glimpse of Hyenas gamplay in zero gravitySega
Hyenas follow a post-apocalyptic theme with a twist.

During this process, they have to fight against AI security and other players, as the game is PvEvP, in order to pull off a successful robbery.

Hyenas’ gameplay oozes with graphic novel art-style design with a combination of guns and a post-apocalyptic timeline. You have to combat in zero gravity and it’s sure to be a one-of-a-kind experience.


So, there you have it – that’s everything you need to know about the upcoming futuristic FPS title Hyenas. Keep an eye on our hub often as we’ll make sure to update it as soon as new information surfaces online.

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