Subnautica PlayStation Update 1.12 Released

Posted by Donya 1 month ago

PlayStation divers, thank you for your patience and assistance while we worked on identifying the cause of the recent save game bug. As we were working with the save game structure, we wanted to ensure that any potential fix would not cause further complications, so your patience with us was greatly appreciated.

We’d also like to give special thanks to those in the Subnautica Discord community experiencing the bug who provided save games to help us reproduce the error and ultimately resolve the issue.

This fix is now live for Subnautica on PS4. It may take some time to show up in different regions around the world.

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Subnautica: Below Zero Price Increasing on PC Storefronts

Posted by Donya 1 month ago

Hello, Subnauts!

Subnautica: Below Zero is getting closer than ever to being ready for launch. We are aiming to release 1.0 in the early part of 2021 – as some of you might have guessed from our Nintendo Switch announcement – but still have bug fixing, optimizing, and further fine-tuning to do before it’s ready for launch on all platforms.

With the release on the horizon, we will be increasing the price of Below Zero to $29.99 (USD) across all PC storefronts (Steam, Epic, Discord, Humble) on January 5th, 2021.

This price will be Below Zero’s final increase and the cost at full release. The price increase will not affect any previously purchased copies of Below Zero, and Early

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Subnautica: Below Zero Teeny-Tiny Update

Posted by Donya 2 months ago

Hello, Subnauts! A new update has just been released for Subnautica: Below Zero on the Steam, Epic, and Discord stores. Though this is not a major Early Access update (consider it a half-way mark between Relics of the Past and our next major update!), it does contain a ton of bug fixes, optimizations, and polish to the world.

Hopefully, this update will serve as a hold-over through the holiday season and make your Early Access experience that little bit more polished!

Here are all the changes included in this update:

Changelog

  • Complete encyclopedia, tooltips, names, descriptions and PDA text.
  • Streaming and memory optimizations (Unity Addressables, octree pruning, etc) 
  • Art performance optimizations (material and mesh complexity reductions, LODs, culling, VFX optimizations)
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Subnautica: Below Zero Relics of the Past Update

Posted by Donya 3 months ago

A new update has arrived for Subnautica: Below Zero Early Access. Experience the story in new detail, with full voice acting implemented, a new creature lurking in the Void, further polish to the world, decorative items designed by the community, and much more. Visit the Relics of the Past website to learn more!

  • Experience Below Zero’s story in its most complete form, now fully voiced!
  • Check out Robin’s revamped look with a new Dive Suit and model
  • Unlock more alien mysteries in the Precursor Caches
  • Discover new world details, including artwork from the community
  • Venture to the edge of the world and discover the vicious Void Chelicerate
  • Optionally pause your game when the PDA is open  

Complete and Fully Voiced

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Subnautica PlayStation Update 1.10 Released

Posted by Donya 4 months ago

PlayStation divers, we want to thank you for your patience while we got this update ready for you all.

The console team has been hard at work on some long-requested performance related bug fixes and improvements. The delay in shipping this update was due to needing to refactor the save/load system for PlayStation. This refactor should not affect any existing save games. The update may take a few hours to appear across the globe.

Here are all the changes included in this update:

Improvements

  • Save game improvements and logging
  • Performance and lots of under-the-hood improvements
  • Improved world streaming: You should no longer be able to outrun terrain or fall through the world in a PRAWN suit
  • Incremental garbage collection added
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Subnautica & Subnautica: Below Zero Coming to Nintendo Switch

Posted by Donya 5 months ago

Hello, Subnauts.

If you tuned into the Nintendo Indie World Showcase today, you already know our big news: Subnautica and Subnautica: Below Zero are coming to the Nintendo Switch in 2021!

We have been hard at work behind-the-scenes, in partnership with Shiny Shoe and Unity Professional Services, to bring both titles to the Nintendo platform. We are excited to finally be able to share this work with all of you, as difficult as it was to keep a secret and hope that it was worth that wait.

To keep up to date with Switch news as it happens, you can follow our new social channels on Twitter, Facebook, and sign up to our Switch specific newsletter.

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Subnautica: Below Zero Stranger Pings Update

Posted by Donya 5 months ago

A new update has arrived for Subnautica: Below Zero Early Access. Uncover the mysteries awaiting you in Stranger Pings, with new clues to investigate in the abandoned Alterra bases, unlockable base decorations, improved creature behaviors, and much more. Visit the Stranger Pings website to discover more!

  • Dig deeper into the mysteries of 4546B with new character portraits and base detailing
  • Decorate and personalize your base with new props and stairs for surface bases
  • Enjoy a smoother ride – with significantly less pop-in – thanks to improved grass and terrain fading technology
  • Discover further detail and polish work in Deep Lilypads and Iceberg Zone
  • Experience new creature behaviors, including Rock Puncher improvements
  • Utilize the Object Highlighting accessibility option to showcase interactable
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Subnautica Micro Update Released

Posted by Donya 6 months ago

Hello, Subnauts. A new update has just been released for Subnautica on the Steam, Epic, and Discord stores. We want to thank you all once again for your continued feedback. This update contains further bug fixes and under-the-hood improvements.

Players accessing Subnautica on the Epic and Discord store might find that the game will take a little longer than usual to load for the first time. This is due to us automatically migrating your saved games to a new location. We hope that this update continues to improve the Subnautica experience for you all.

And please keep sending us your feedback! We’d love to hear from you via the in-game feedback system (press F8 while playing), here on our forums

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Subnautica: Below Zero Salad Days Update

Posted by Donya 7 months ago
Marguerit's greenhouse

A new update has arrived for Subnautica: Below Zero Early Access. Dig in to the Salad Days update, which features the latest additions to Below Zero’s revamped story, as well as new unique plants and recipes, expressive player emotes, additional biome polish and update locations, and much more. Visit the Salad Days website to discover more!

  • Visit Marguerit’s Greenhouse and uncover unique plants and all-new salad recipes
  • React to the changing environment of Planet 4546B with player emotes
  • Interact with the Recyclotron and dismantle crafted objects to retrieve materials
  • Discover the bridge to Arctic Spires and a new accompanying cinematic
  • Experience the latest additions and clues to Below Zero’s revamped story
  • Scale the Below Zero UI with an additional slider
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Subnautica: Below Zero State of the Project (May 2020)

Posted by david 8 months ago

Hello, Subnautica friends.

These are strange and challenging times we’re all living through.

I hope you and yours are staying healthy.  If you play Subnautica or Below Zero, I hope that our games bring you happiness and some kind of healthy distraction.

We recently released EA9.  Here’s a quick update on where we’re at:

  • The new story is just starting to come online.  You can start a new game, experience the new intro sequence, and check out the new voice actors brought in to play Robin and Sam.  We are much further along in planning than we are in implementation, and you can expect a lot more story content in the coming months.  For now, we hope you enjoy
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