What does 'in the game' mean in context?

"The forest was overflowing with life. It was abundant in the game sought by hunters, timber for the fire, and valuable herbs to process into medicine."

  • Alternatively, The forest was abundant with life. It was overflowing in / with the [type of] game [animals, which are] sought by hunters,... Nov 19, 2019 at 17:15

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LDOCE has this definition of game, an uncountable noun:

wild animals, birds, and fish that are hunted for food, especially as a sport

This kind of game is likely to be sought by hunters.

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