Subnautica is an open world underwater exploration and construction game. We are Unknown Worlds, the developers of Natural Selection 2, and Subnautica is our new project. Subnautica will combine elements of role playing, sandbox, exploration and cinematic games to create a unique experience, the genre of which we do not believe has yet been invented.

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Subnautica will take you to diverse environments: From lava, to ice, to coral, and more. In these environments, you will encounter all sorts of creatures, big and small. The above image is Cave Thing, and is a piece of Subnautica concept art that tries to give form to several gameplay ideas.

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Cave Thing is painted with a diver’s mask at the edges, hinting at Subnautica’s first person nature. On right right, a small vehicle of some kind if shining lights on to the evidently bemused creature. Small vehicles will be pilotable (or this one an un-manned drone, supporting the swimming player?), deploying from ‘mothership’ style larger vessels (See Exterior Sketch for more about this!).

"And the Cave Thing is, like, THIS BIG"


Most importantly, this little encounter is taking place in a cave. Steve has been working hard on procedural terrain generation techniques that result in cave formations. Caves are also likely to be a regular feature of artist-created pre-fabricated areas, some of which might feature a create like the Cave Thing…

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Mr. Crabs!

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Nicely done concept art as always. (^_^)

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