Subnautica: Below Zero What the Dock Update

Posted by Donya 3 months ago

A new update has arrived for Subnautica: Below Zero. Tailor your game experience with Custom Game modes, utilize an all-new Seatruck Dock base piece, enjoy the most stable version of the game to date with tons of bugs smashed, and an unstuck button for more sticky situations. Check out the What the Dock trailer and read on for more details!

Custom Game Mode

Tailor your Below Zero experience to the finest of details with a new Custom Game Mode option. Toggle everything from Player Damage, to Day and Night Length, to Creature Hostility, to implementing a Vegetarian Diet, and much, much more. The challenges are endless and yours to create!

Seatruck Dock

Looking for a way to dock your Seatruck

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An Update On Our Subnautica and Below Zero Plans

Posted by Donya 6 months ago

Hello Subnauts,

In our last major blog post, we outlined our current and future plans for the Subnautica series. We’ve been slowly and steadily chipping away at several items on that list and are thankful for your continued patience.

Some updates have made their way out already – including for the PS5, to address the disappearing saves and screen tearing – and we have a lot more still to come.

This blog post might get a little long, but if you stick it through to the end, we hope it’ll get you excited for what’s coming next.

 

Switch patch released

 


We mentioned last time that we wanted to address the high volume of crashes on the

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Subnautica Community Feedback: Vehicle Docking

Posted by Donya 1 year ago

Hey Subnauts!

We are looking at making some improvements to vehicle docking in Subnautica: Below Zero. We would love your feedback so that we can prioritize which features to work on.

As you answer the questions in the linked survey, please keep in mind that any features we bring up are just ideas and are not guaranteed to make it into the game.

Subnautica Community Feedback: Vehicle Docking Survey

Keep Diving,

Unknown Worlds Team

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What’s Next For The Subnautica Series?

Posted by Donya 1 year ago

Hello, Subnauts!

Since we launched Below Zero 1.0 – and Subnautica on Switch, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series – back in May we’ve been in a non-stop loop of investigating and fixing bugs. And in late August, we also brought support to Below Zero in four new languages.

But there’s still a lot more to do, and we have plenty of things planned, so we wanted to let you know what else we’ve been up to and what you can expect from us in the coming months. Please think of this as a summary of our priorities – as you may already know we do not make many public commitments to specific dates.

 

What are we up to now?

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Subnautica and Below Zero Post-Launch Development Priorities Update

Posted by Donya 1 year ago
a bridge sits high above arctic spires waiting to be fixed

Hi Subnauts!

It has been a couple of weeks since we last posted to our blog about the issues we’re focused on quickly resolving post-launch. We wanted to give you an update on where we’re at with various patches and investigations.

❗ Disclaimer ❗ 

As always, this isn’t everything we’re working on, and we appreciate your continued patience and support while we track down and fix these bugs.

 

Critical Issues:

 

[Subnautica – PS5] Screen Tearing

 

We see and hear your reports of excessive screen tearing on PS5. Some backstory here: v-sync was turned on during development but was creating a nauseating “rubber-band” like sensation due to performance (framerate) fluctuations. The solution we chose at the time

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Subnautica and Below Zero Launch Week Development Priorities

Posted by Donya 2 years ago

Hi Subnauts!

We are overwhelmed by the reception to Below Zero’s launch on Friday, and the team is immensely proud that we were able to simultaneously bring the game to so many platforms. We’re also proud to have brought the original Subnautica to the PS5, Xbox Series, and Switch platforms as well. What a wild ride!

All that said, no launch is perfect, and the team has been keeping a close eye on issues that players have been reporting since the game’s launch. There are a few bugs that are particularly concerning for us, and we wanted to take a moment to review what those are and which ones are currently under investigation. 

❗ Disclaimer ❗ 

This isn’t everything we’re

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Subnautica: Below Zero is out now!

Posted by Donya 2 years ago

The big day is finally here! Subnautica: Below Zero 1.0 is now available on Steam, Epic, and Discord. 

This update includes even more bug fixes and polish, improving on our final Early Access release, Seaworthy, and also unlocks the endgame for all players. If you have a save file from Early Access, you can continue to play it and progress as normal! 

Below Zero has also been releasing at midnight, local time, across the world for Xbox, Playstation, and Nintendo Switch players. This roll out will continue automatically, and we can’t wait for you all to finally be able to play the game in its entirety.

Once again, we want to thank you all for your continued support throughout

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Subnautica: Below Zero Cinematic Trailer Released & Digital Pre-Orders Now Available

Posted by Donya 2 years ago

As we hurtle ever closer to the launch of Subnautica: Below Zero, we are excited today to debut the cinematic trailer for you all to enjoy!

Created in partnership with RealTime UK, the trailer provides a tantalizing glimpse at life on 4546B prior to the mysterious events that bring you planetside. 

Subnautica: Below Zero arrives May 14th, 2021 on Steam and Epic Game Store for PC and Mac, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series S|X, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch. 

In addition to physical edition pre-orders, Below Zero is now available to pre-order on digital storefronts. In select regions, PlayStation Plus and Nintendo Switch players can get a 10% discount off the retail price of $29.99 (USD).

We want

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We are Disabling Steam Cloud Saves for Below Zero

Posted by Donya 2 years ago

Hello, Subnauts!

As you may be aware, we were excited to introduce Steam Cloud save capability with the final Early Access update for Below Zero, Seaworthy.

We have heard all of your feedback about how Steam Cloud saves have been working for Below Zero and have made the difficult decision to disable the feature.

With Steam Cloud saves enabled for the last several weeks, we can say definitively that it’s not quite ready for prime time. For us, this boils down to two factors: speed and reliability. Steam Cloud saves are currently taking too long for some players, and we have also received a few concerning reports of saves disappearing. The latter seems exceptionally rare but where saves are

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Subnautica: Below Zero Seaworthy Update

Posted by Donya 2 years ago

The final Early Access update has arrived for Subnautica: Below Zero. Discover the all-new Crashed Ship story, tons of bug fixes, fully integrated soundtrack, gamepad and rumble support and much more. Visit the Seaworthy website to learn more about the update!

  • Uncover the mysteries of the all-new, fully voiced Crashed Ship story
  • Enjoy the finalized soundtrack as you travel biome-to-biome
  • Utilize the improved Prawn Suit controls throughout your adventuring
  • Experience our most stable version of the game to-date with even more bug fixes
  • Check out the added gamepad and rumble support

Crashed Ship Story

Have you ever found yourself wondering about the crew of the Mercury II whilst you trawl the wreckage scattered across the ocean floor? Wonder no more!

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