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OSX Update Released!

Posted by Hugh 2 weeks ago
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Subnautica now runs on Apple OS X! Get it now on the Steam Store – Buy it once and play on both Windows and OS X computers. Already own Subnautica for Windows? You can now play on OS X as well. The OSX Update also includes two epic new ocean biomes: Underwater Islands and Sparse Reef.

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Underwater Islands features massive rock formations suspended above the ocean floor. Giant creatures, larger cousins of the Floater, act against the force of gravity. Bone Sharks and other creatures swim among cascades of sand.

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Sparse Reef brings a new relaxed aesthetic and feel.  The blooming colors and dense features of other biomes are replaced by more earthy tones, and rolling dunes. Watch out for …

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OS X Test Release Hardware Analysis

Posted by Hugh 3 weeks ago
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Two weeks ago a test version of Subnautica for Apple OS X was released on Steam. It now looks fairly certain that OS X support will be coming to Subnautica. During the test period, Subnautica was run 2,680 times by 239 people, on 307 unique machine configurations. Here are some interesting facts about those machines.

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proportion of machines reporting various OS X versions

The vast majority of machines use OS X Yosemite. The most prevalent individual OS X version was 10.10.3, with 41% of machines. The most prevalent Windows version during the same period was Windows 6.1.7601 (Win 7 SP1 64-bit), with 49% of Windows machines. There are some differences in how Windows and OS X handle version identification, but …

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Subnautica OSX Test Version Available

Posted by Hugh 1 month ago
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Until now, Subnautica has only run on Microsoft Windows. It is not a trivial exercise to make a game run on multiple operating systems, but we would like as many people as possible to have the opportunity to play Subnautica. As of today, it is possible to run Subnautica on Apple OS X!

Max, Jonas & others have worked hard to make this happen. We are not sure yet if we can officially support and maintain a separate OS X version of Subnautica. It could be lots of extra work, or not too much. To work out which it is, we need your help!

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Subnautica running in OSX Yosemite

If you have an Apple computer, and you own Subnautica, …

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