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Post by Medicine Man » Thu Aug 30, 2018 12:45 pm

https://unknownworlds.com/subnautica/su ... elow-zero/
Unknown Worlds is building a stand-alone expansion to Subnautica, called Subnautica Below Zero. Set in an ice-bound region of planet 4546B, after the events of the original game, Below Zero will offer a new chapter in the Subnautica universe. We would like to show you some of Below Zero's concepts, and share our plans for release.
https://trello.com/b/TQdBAYiP/subnautica-below-zero

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Post by Sly Boots » Thu Aug 30, 2018 12:57 pm

Just read about this on RPS.

Very exciting, Subnautica is one of, if not the, best game I've played this year and am very much up for more.

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Post by Gibby » Thu Aug 30, 2018 11:00 pm

Likewise! Excited for this!

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Post by Jez » Fri Aug 31, 2018 6:16 am

I haven't looked at this yet but I'm assuming it's not set in the lush tropical sea planet of the original game?
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Post by Gibby » Fri Aug 31, 2018 8:42 am

Same planet - just up in the polar region of it I guess!

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Post by sohei » Sat Sep 01, 2018 9:17 pm

Has anyone tried the original in VR mode? This one has somehow passed me by but I think I'll give it a go.

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Post by Jez » Sat Sep 01, 2018 10:31 pm

I'd heard mixed about the VR version with some liking and some a bit meh about it. I don't remember specifically the claims for either side but I did get the distinct impression it could do with more work in general.
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Post by sohei » Sun Sep 02, 2018 12:31 am

Well I'm just replaying bioshock 2 so subnautica would make an ideal gaming progression with or without the VR . Because they're both underwater, you see.

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Post by Sly Boots » Fri Jan 25, 2019 11:44 pm

Enters Early Access next week (30th) and will remain there for around a year before the full release:

https://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2019/0 ... anuary-30/

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Post by Rusty » Sat Jan 26, 2019 12:08 pm

sohei wrote:
Sat Sep 01, 2018 9:17 pm
Has anyone tried the original in VR mode? This one has somehow passed me by but I think I'll give it a go.
It's fine for a wee while to see the sights but I couldn't get on with it to actually play the game. The controls just felt all wrong.
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Post by Raid » Sat Jan 26, 2019 12:53 pm

I did try it when I first got my Rift, but there was a controls glitch (it was something to do with the inventory) that made the game unplayable that didn't get solved for at least several months between my two attempts to play, so I decided to wait for the final release version. I'll get around to it at some point.

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Post by Rusty » Sat Jan 26, 2019 8:46 pm

Oh and there's a mod for VR that sorts out the last few niggles (doesn't fix the controls though)
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Post by sohei » Wed Jan 30, 2019 1:51 pm

I decided t to try it out in VR and really enjoyed it to be honest, even bearing in mind the irritating HUD. It's certainly an ideal title for enjoying VR levels of immersion (not as good as DCS though). I'll try applying the fix and see if that improves it further.

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Post by Sly Boots » Wed Jan 30, 2019 7:39 pm

RPS gets hands-on with the Early Access of the kinda-sequel:

https://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2019/0 ... ss-review/

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