Predator Hunting: Grounds update 2.14 is out, adds a new Predator

Illfonic have released a new patch for Predator Hunting: Grounds which includes the usual round of bug fixes, some free DLC in the shape of new masks and custom private matches, and a new playable Predator as paid DLC. Here are the notes!

Paid DLC

  • New playable Predator – Valkyrie
  • Early Access to the new Predator weapon – Norse Hammer

Free Update

  • Custom Private Matches are now available! More info below
  • B34S-T Rocket Launcher is now available at Level 24
  • New Unlockable Predator masks available
    • Wretch
    • Haze
    • Rival


  • Fixed an issue where the host would always be chosen as predator in private matches when everyone selects the team “?”
  • Added an option to disable the HUD while in game via the options menu (Video)
  • Fixed an exploit spot in Overgrowth
  • Reduced amount of the dead AI bodies that persist on the map (dependant on quality settings and platform)


  • General
    • Fixed an issue where Fireteam members were unable to spot Veritanium
    • Cycling through gear will now skip the gear that no longer has any uses left
    • Fixed an issue where the player would sometimes be unable to sprint with their knife out if both their primary and secondary weapons were empty
    • Fixed an issue where Reinforcements would appear to be available when there are no uses left
    • Fixed an issue where the Overseer specialization would sometimes cause downed Fireteam members to incorrectly exit the downed state
    • Fixed an issue where the O.W.L.F. Operative head would stretch across the map when quick claimed by the Predator
  • Weapons
    • Plasma Rifle Prototype
      • Added 3 new shaders for the Plasma Rifle Prototype
        • Schism
        • Breakdown
        • Force
      • Fixed an issue where the 6x scope would sometimes disappear while ADSing
      • Fixed an issue where the Plasma Rifle Prototype’s force feedback was not always working
    • B34S-T Rocket Launcher
      • Fixed an issue where the 6x scope rangefinder numbers are sideways while ADSing with the B34S-T Rocket Launcher
    • O.W.L.F. Pit Bull
      • Fixed an issue where the magazine was not being removed during the reload animation
  • Specializations
    • Field Medic
      • Reduced the amount of health that the specialization Field Medic provides to revived players


  • General
    • Increased armor of all Predators
    • Fixed an issue where activating ADS was not overriding melee attacks
    • Fixed an issue where the Predator would sometimes lose input if the player claims while sprinting
    • Fixed an issue where skin patterns for the Elder Predator were only applying to the head
    • Fixed an issue where equipping the Samurai mask shader “Azure” would cause warpaints to not apply
    • Fixed an issue with the Vanadium shader not applying properly to the Immortal mask
  • Weapons
    • Battle Axe
      • Added a bleed effect to the alternative attack
    • Combistick
      • Fixed an issue where throwing the Combistick while crouched would cause two Combisticks to appear
    • Net Gun
      • Fixed an issue where the Net Gun could cause a Fireteam member to be unable to break out of their own net if they are netted the moment they are reinforced
  • Gear
    • Bear Trap
      • Fixed an issue where the Bear Trap would not disappear after being disarmed if the Bear Trap downs the player
  • Perks
    • Trapper
      • Fixed an issue where the Trapper perk would only apply to the first time you net a Fireteam player

Custom Private Matches

Custom Private Matches are now available! Select the “Modifiers” button while in the Private Match menu to access the new options for Private Matches (Hunt and Clash). Listed below are the categories that can be modified as well as some of the preset custom modes that are available.

  • Clash
    • Change settings specific to Clash
  • Hunt
    • Change settings specific to Hunt
  • AI
    • Modify abilities and power specific to AI characters
  • Fireteam
    • Modify abilities and power specific to Fireteam characters
  • Fun
    • Fun modifiers making for a less serious experience
  • General
    • General match modifiers
  • HUD
    • Hide or restrict use of various HUD elements
  • Predator
    • Modify abilities and power specific to Predator characters
  • Weapons/Gear
    • Modify weapons and gear usage
  • Custom Modes (Clash)
    • Classic Clash
      • The Classic 4 on 4 versus match
    • Stabbers Only
      • Will’s Way: Knives out
  • Custom Modes (Hunt)
    • Classic Hunt
      • The classic Predator vs Fireteam match
    • Hardcore Hunt
      • A more intense version for the experienced hunters
    • Lunar Shooter
      • The chopper must have taken us a lot higher up than we thought, it almost feels like we’re on the moon
    • The Floor Is Lava
      • Predators like to hunt in the heat, but sometimes things can get a little too hot!

Source: Illfonic

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