If you think of yourself as a fisherman, but also love your games then chances are you have been left floundering in the shallows with Dovetail Games’ Euro Fishing. A rather brilliant fishing sim that is packed with content, it’s most definitely the go-to fishing game for console players. But all that changes. Right now!

Released today is the next big thing from the Dovetail stables, that of Fishing Sim World and it promises to be the most authentic fishing game yet. No matter whether you want to fight a huge carp as you drag it to the shore, or head off out into the Grand Union Canal or the big bass lakes of the USA, Fishing Sim World will see you right.

A wide variety of fish are available for you to land, and there are quite literally hundreds of different equipment types to let you do so, with licensed gear from the likes of Bass Cat Boats, Rat-L-Trap, Duckett Fishing and Korda.

If you’re looking for a challenge, then Fishing Sim World will deliver as you get to take part in live tournaments against those from around the globe. If you prefer to fish with friends, then that too is an option that is available.

Fishing Sim World arrives on Xbox One, PS4 and PC. The Xbox Store should be your next port of call where a digital copy of the game will set you back £29.99. There is also a Deluxe Edition too and for an extra fiver will grant you access to extra goodies including 20,000 Tackle Points, a Fishing Sim World Deluxe Edition Boat, 5 Deluxe Lures, 2 Deluxe Edition Hoodies, 2 Deluxe Edition In-Game T-Shirts and 2 Deluxe Edition Caps.

Which edition you go for matters little, for all that the fisherman out there will care about is that there is a decent alternative to Euro Fishing. Let us know if you’re being reeled in by posting in the comments below.

Game Description:

Fishing Sim World is the most authentic fishing simulator ever made, taking you around the world on an angling journey like no other. Feel the adrenaline rush of landing a trophy largemouth bass and the thrill of fighting huge carp and monster pike! Your angling skills will be tested to the limit as you explore two vast USA bass lakes set in Florida and upstate New York and five European locations, including France’s famous Gigantica Main Lake and even a challenging stretch of the UK’s Grand Union Canal. Go after eighteen different species of fish with hundreds of items of equipment including licensed tackle from some of the biggest names in fishing such as: Bass Cat Boats, Rat-L-Trap, Duckett Fishing and Korda. Fish at your own pace and find your perfect setup, then challenge yourself to land the best catch. Fishing Sim World reflects the competitive element of this great sport, allowing you to take part in live tournaments against opponents from around the world with the aim of becoming a Fishing Sim World champion! Players can also opt to fish with friends in 4-player multiplayer, comparing catches on real-time leaderboards.

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