Subnautica

Update to Repair Missing Terrain Problem

Posted by Hugh 7 days ago
Subnautica

Two weeks ago, the Crash Site update was released.  This update brought Reapers, exploration of the Aurora, radiation suits, and… A horrible bug. For some players, a missing ‘dynamically linked library’ (DLL) file caused all of Subnautica’s sea floor to vanish completely.

That is pretty bad. We rapidly fixed the problem in Subnautica’s experimental branch, but this left players in default branch at risk of experiencing a very empty game. In an attempt to ensure this problem does not affect anyone anymore, we’ve just released a small update to default branch.

This update removes Subnautica’s dependency on the DLL in question. Now, no one should experience this missing terrain issue. If you still experience missing terrain after this update please tell …

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Missing Terrain / No World Solution

Posted by Hugh 3 weeks ago
The Aurora is a mess of twisted metal

Unlike every other update Unknown Worlds has ever released, today’s Crash Site update appears to have experienced occasional technical difficulties in the wild. Some proportion of players are loading into the world only to discover there is no terrain, no seabed, no where for them to go. This is not good!

Fortunately, we have identified the cause of the problem. When Subnautica is installed, it is supposed to include something called the ‘Microsoft Visual Studio C++ Redistributable,’ or MVSC++. If this dooverwhacky is not installed, Subnautica’s voxel terrain will not function. For some reason MVSC++ is not being installed for some players.

To solve this problem, go to Microsoft’s website, download, and install MSVC++. You will likely …

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Crash Site Update Released!

Posted by Hugh 3 weeks ago
Subnautica

A new Subnautica Early Access update has been released on Steam! This is the Crash Site update. It brings access to the crashed Aurora starship, big performance and stability improvements, fully-playable Oculus VR support, the new Radiation Suit, terrifying Reaper creatures, and much, much more.

Since the beginning of Subnautica development, the Aurora starship has hung on the horizon. She has attracted players to her stricken hull like moths to a flame. Until now, it was not possible to approach the Aurora: Strong radiation fields meant death to anyone that approached. Now, that has all changed.

A new Radiation Suit is available to be crafted at the Fabricator. When worn, it protects against the effects of radiation. With it, you can …

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