UPDATE 330 – HOTFIX

Posted by WasabiOne 6 months ago

Thank you for all the feedback on Update 329. This hotfix should serve to improve your experience.

A note to our Linux users; Although we no longer directly support a Linux client, please be aware that NS2 does run when using Proton. If you are unable to start NS2 via Proton (right click at Library entry -> Properties -> check Force the use of a specific steam play compatibility tool -> select latest version of proton) please confirm that your system is compatible to dxvk (see https://github.com/lutris/lutris/wiki/How-to:-DXVK ).

Tweaks / Improvements

  • Removed the DirectX 9 render option and defaulted all clients to DirectX 11. A lot of clients have been frequently crashing due to a bug in the DirectX 9
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UPDATE 329 – ORIGIN

Posted by WasabiOne 7 months ago

Welcome back to “Colony Zero,” the forgotten mining facility on the moon Freya IV. Greed and a continued push for dominance brought the TSF to this moon, but what they found while mining deep was something they felt was far more valuable than ore or minerals; little did they know it would start a pandemic reaching across the entire galaxy. 

Our newest official map, ORIGIN, a remake of the NS1 map, holds the answers to the Origins of Kharaa and is now available to play. You can earn the special Abyss Gorge skin after playing five rounds, but hurry as this skin is only available for a limited time! Thank you to pSyk for all his hard work on re-creating

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A Note to Our Linux Users

Posted by WasabiOne 7 months ago

With the upcoming release of patch 329, we will officially be ending our support for the Linux client of Natural Selection 2. It has become increasingly more difficult to support and develop for the platform natively. We also struggle finding enough users with QA experience to help us debug and solve issues that arise with continued changes to the game. For Server Operators, we will continue to support the Linux server environment.

If you are a Linux user that purchased the game in the last 30 days, you will be able to request a refund from Valve outside the normal Steam refund policy.

However, we have verified that the windows client will install on Linux with the support of proton …

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