Ready to try your hand at the all new tournament fishing simulator? Bassmaster 2022 is available now.
The long-awaited release date of Dovetail Games’ Bassmaster Fishing 2022 video game is upon us, and it’s available now on Xbox (Xbox Series X | S, Xbox One family of devices, including Xbox One X), Playstation (PS4 and PS5), and PC via Steam. It is the official video game of BASS, billed as “the greatest and most authentic sport fishing game ever created”.
Bassmaster Fishing 2022 features multiplayer cross-play, Bassmaster Royale mode and a “career mode” leading players from College Series competitions to Bassmaster Elite events to a chance to become the Bassmaster Classic champion.
There’s even a Deluxe Edition with additional features and challenges.
Now, all those bass fishing days lost due to rain or bad conditions can be made up for with a little simulated action.
âWorking directly with Bassmaster and many of the best anglers in the world has allowed us to take the simulation in Bassmaster Fishing 2022 and deliver the most authentic bass fishing experience yet,â said Jon Rissik, CEO of Dovetail Games. “We hope we can help develop a new generation of anglers who discover a lifelong love for fishing, both in the game and in real life, and we look forward to working with our fantastic community as we go. and as we grow and expand the game after launch. “
Here’s a video in which three Elite Series pros share their thoughts. Two-time Bassmaster Classic winner Scott Martin, Carl Jocumsen and Hank Cherry shared their reactions to being playable characters in a video game for the first time.
When it launches, real-world sites will be fished in Bassmaster Fishing 2022: St. Johns River, Toledo Bend, Lake Guntersville, Chickamauga Lake, Lake Ray Roberts, Sabine River, Lake Hamilton and St. Lawrence River. More sites will be added via an expansion pack in the future. Lake Hamilton is the only site open to multiplayer mode, but other lakes will also be usable in rotation.
And of course, while bass are the focus of the game’s catchable fish species, there are plenty more that you are lucky enough to catch.
- Largemouth bass
- Spotted sea bass
- black crappie
- White shit
- chain pike
- Channel Catfish
- Flathead catfish
- Blue catfish
- Rainbow trout
- Brown trout
- Coho salmon
- Chinook salmon
- Pumpkin seed
- Striped Bass
- White bar
- Freshwater drum
- Long nosed gar
- Musk tiger
Where in the rankings will you rank? Will you be using one of the professional fishermen or will you create your own character? Either way, now you can bring great bass fishing adventures to your video game console with Bassmaster Fishing 2022.
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