Ghost Update Released on Steam

Posted by Hugh 1 month ago

The Ghost Update has been released on Steam! Cure the Infection, disable the Precursor Array, command an upgraded Cyclops, and escape Ghost Leviathans! See the update in action on the Ghost Update site.

 

Infection Cure

Baby emperor leviathans aren’t just adorable. They’re serving up dollops of infection cure: Go ahead and grab one!

Array Deactivation

Now that you are cured, it is possible to deactivate the mighty Precursor Array.

Ghost Leviathan

Cures, Array deactivations… It can’t be all good news, can it? Nope. Ghost Leviathans now prowl the deep: Lost River, Grand Reef, and the Void are their hunting grounds. We do not recommend a close encounter with these immense, aggressive creatures.

Lifepod Exit

Subnauts will experience fancy new exit animations when leaving the life pod for the first time.

Power Transmitter

Since the dawn of time, simple grey polygons have represented power transmission. No longer! The humble Power Transmitter now has its very own model. Hooray!

Reaper Graphics Upgrades

Reapers like to get up close and personal. They want to look their best when they are munching on your face. Experience horrific drowning by way of vicious alien life form: Now with added texture detail!

Poop

The feature you have been waiting for. Sea Treaders now leave real poop trails behind them!

New Biomes

Explore the brand new “Mesas” biome, as well as extensive new tunnels between Lost River and Lava Zone.

Cyclops 4.0

The 4th Cyclops iteration is here. Now with:

  • Immunity against medium sized creature attach (Lava Lizards, Bonesharks, Stalkers)
  • 6 upgrade slots (up from 4)
  • No cooldown on Silent Running or Shields
  • More powerful exterior lighting
  • Larva larvae displayed on damage hologram

PDA Enhancements

New animations, visual cues, and tooltips have been added to the PDA.

Performance

Our automated performance testing indicates that you may experience approximately 9% faster frame rates in Ghost. We don’t want to make too much fuss over this: We have a long way to go. But we wanted you to know that we are working very hard on performance, and seeing measurable gains.

A Note on Saved Games

For technical reasons, we have had to reset the entire Emperor Leviathan sequence across all saved games. We always work hard to preserve saved games and are sorry to have to do this. If you saved your game inside the Prison, and now find all the doors have re-locked, you can escape by approaching the doors from the inside. They will open for you.

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