Subnautica Xbox One Update Released

Posted by Jessica 5 years ago
Swimming through the kelp forest

Xbox adventurers, a new update has been released and contains some long requested features and bug fixes.

  • The Bladderfish scarcity in Safe Shallows is now resolved. After fishing, they should properly repopulate.
  • We’ve added a language selector to the main menu. You can now override your default language with any of our community sourced languages.
  • Language options have expanded to include Swedish, Chinese (Simplified), Latvian, and Slovak.
  • Back by popular, community demand, the Developer menu option returns! Warning: some of these options can introduce instability to your game. To access this menu while in a game, press the Menu button to bring up the menu, then press the right and left bumper buttons together at the same time.

To be …


Subnautica Xbox Released

Posted by acedude 5 years ago

A new Subnautica update is available on Xbox One. is more stable, runs faster, and contains less bugs. The Seamoth docks more reliably with the Moonpool, the world streams in faster, you won’t fall through the world as often, and more. Here’s a full changelog:

  • Improved world streaming performance
  • Fixed a crash that occurred during gameplay
  • Fixed an issue with Seamoth not being able to dock in the Moonpool
  • Fixed an issue where several plants and coral would spawn on top of each other at water surface
  • Fixed an issue with objects falling through the ground
  • Fixed an issues with missing geometry in alien bases
  • Changed actions to occur on button press, rather than on button release
  • Improved accuracy

Subnautica Xbox Release Date

Posted by acedude 6 years ago

The wait is almost over. Subnautica is coming to Xbox One on December 4th, 2018. You will be able to buy Subnautica digitally or on a physical disk. If you are in Europe, physical disk sales will start three days later on December 7th.

Many of you have already purchased Subnautica through Xbox Game Preview. On launch day, your Game Preview copy will automatically become a full release copy – You don’t need to buy the game again.

To everyone in Game Preview: We extend our most heartfelt thanks. You have waited for months, enduring awful bugs and tanking frame rates. Your feedback has been invaluable in helping us to craft the upcoming 1.0 release. On launch day you will …


Xbox One Update Delays

Posted by acedude 7 years ago

Update 24 Jul 2017: It looks like Xbox One will receive a “3 in 1” update, though we can’t commit to a date.

Update 09 Jul 2017: We have crushed The Bug and are making good progress towards resuming updates.

Original post 21 Jun 2017:

Subnautica on Xbox One is now two updates behind the Steam version. It is missing both Silent Running and Voice of the Deep. We are tremendously sorry for this delay, and it is not our intention to leave Xbox players with old version of the game.

Why is Subnautica on Xbox behind Steam?

We want Subnautica on Xbox to receive updates at the same moment that Steam does. Unfortunately, releasing an update on …


Infected Update Released on Xbox One

Posted by acedude 7 years ago

Good news! The Infected Update has been released on Xbox One. We were able to follow the Steam release much more rapidly this time. We won’t always be able to do that, but we will try to keep it up!

Check out the Infected Update site to see all the goodies included in the Infected Update.

With regards to performance and save/load issues: The Infected Update is not a silver bullet that brings great FPS and reliable save/load. Performance is an ongoing effort, and we are still researching the save/load issue in an effort to full resolve it. Here are two posts talking about these topics:

Subnautica Xbox Performance

Subnautica Xbox Save/Load Issues


Subnautica Xbox Save/Load Issues

Posted by acedude 7 years ago

Update 12 Apr 2017: An update has been released that resolves the issue.

Update 06 Apr 2017: We have identified the issue and worked out how to resolve it. An update is being prepared for release.

Update 30 Mar 2017: We’ve released a technical update to assist us in resolving this error. We haven’t solved it yet but we will, and will release an update fixing it as soon as possible.

Original post 28 Feb 2017:

Hi everyone! Playing Subnautica on Xbox One? Experienced problems saving and loading the game? We’re very sorry this is happening, and we want you to know that we’re working on fixing the problem right now.

Once we have identified the cause, …


On Xbox Performance

Posted by acedude 7 years ago

Today we’ve released two updates on Xbox One: Precursor and Castles & Coffee. Both bring bundles of new content to Subnautica. Both take steps towards improving performance to acceptable levels. Performance on Xbox One is still not good enough. We know it, and we appreciate you continuing to give us feedback on this point.

There will not ever be a single update that lifts performance to an acceptable level. The road to good frame-rates is, and will continue to be, a gradual one. Each step building on the last, each step leading to the next.

Precursor and Castles & Coffee don’t bring good performance on their own. They do make progress towards that end goal. Our next updates will …


Dangerous Creatures Released on Xbox One

Posted by acedude 8 years ago
Subnautica Xbox One

The Dangerous Creatures Update has been released on Xbox One!

Visit the Dangerous Creatures Update site

The Dangerous Creatures Update brings a mixture of new features, bug-fixes, and performance improvements to Subnautica on Xbox One.

  • Sea Dragon Leviathan – A massive fire spewing inhabitant of the Lava Zone
  • Warper – Now you see it, now you don’t… Enough said.
  • Tree Cove –  Gorgeous new Lost River area to explore
  • 3rd Abandoned Base – Looks for clues as to the fate of other explorers
  • Reinforced Dive Suit – Survive extreme heat
  • Crab Squid EMP – Your electronics are at risk

Check out the Dangerous Creatures Update site to see all the new goodies we’ve packed in.


We know that we still …