Licensed game based on Tom Clancy's 1984 best-selling novel (and not the film), "The Hunt for Red October". A bonus copy of the novel was included with the U.S. release of the game by Datasoft/Software Toolworks (see HERE).
 Game design by Richard Horrocks; additional design by Pete Sleeman. Coding by Richard Horrocks. Graphics by Jason Kingsley; titlescreen by Richard Yapp. Music by Icon Design (U.S. release only).
 Released in German as JAGD AUF ROTER OKTOBER.
 The U.S. releases of THE HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER by Datasoft and Software Toolworks/Datasoft were licensed from Grandslam (UK). The first U.S. release by Datasoft came in 1988, several months after the UK release in 1987.
 The U.S. version of THE HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER contains some minor enhancements over the UK version, including music and the ability to select the difficulty level for gameplay (i.e. "easy", "normal" and "difficult").
 Game autoboots from floppy or may be launched from WB.
 Game supports savegames, full multitasking (memory permitting) and a quit back to WB option.
 Distributed in Australia by Ozi Soft.
- Release 1.x (30-Oct-87) [PAL / NTSC (Datasoft)]
- Release 1.8 (20-Apr-88) [US / NTSC (Datasoft/Software Toolworks)]