News Archive

  • Ostranauts Patch 0.9.0.10 Is Live!

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    Hey Folks!

    Ostranauts v0.9.0.10 is now available on Steam, and your clients should be updating shortly.

    This is a hotfix to our recently released "Wear and Tear" update, primarily addressing AI issues, endless sickness, and some other bugs.

    Saves from v0.9.0.0 and later should work. If you were experiencing issues in the older save, this patch may fix some, but others may persist depending on the cause.

  • Ostranauts Patch 0.9.0.8 Is Live!

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    Hey Folks!

    Ostranauts v0.9.0.8 is now available on Steam, and your clients should be updating shortly.

    This is a hotfix to our recently released "Wear and Tear" update, primarily fixing the broken police conversation, plus a few other QoL changes.

    Saves from v0.9.0.0 and later should work. If you were experiencing issues in the older save, this patch may fix some, but others may persist depending on the cause.

  • Ostranauts Patch 0.9.0.7 Is Live!

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    Hey Folks!

    Ostranauts v0.9.0.7 is now available on Steam, and your clients should be updating shortly.

    This is a hotfix to our recently released "Wear and Tear" update, fixing several bugs and omissions reported by players.

    Saves from v0.9.0.0 and later should work. If you were experiencing issues in the older save, this patch may fix some, but others may persist depending on the cause.

  • Ostranauts Patch 0.9.0.2 Is Live!

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    Hey Folks!

    Ostranauts v0.9.0.2 is now available on Steam, and your clients should be updating shortly.

    This is a hotfix to our recently released "Wear and Tear" update built in response to player feedback gathered over the last few days. The patch fixes several bugs and includes a general balance pass to make our new condition features less oppressive.

    Saves from v0.9.0.0 should work. If you were experiencing issues in the older save, this patch may fix some, but others may persist depending on the cause.

  • Ostranauts "Wear & Tear" Update Is Live!

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    Hey Folks!

    Ostranauts v0.9.0.0 is now available on Steam. Named "Wear and Tear," this patch represents a major feature update, and includes a batch of new content plus fresh gameplay loops to explore.

    IMAGE(https://bluebottlegames.com/sites/default/files/Ostranauts_0900_Salvage.png)

    As the name suggests, the "Wear and Tear" patch adds new functionality to the game wherein items, equipment, and ship parts degrade and take damage in new ways.

  • Ostranauts Patch 0.8.0.16 Is Live!

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    Hey Folks!

    Ostranauts v0.8.0.16 is now available on Steam, and your clients should be updating shortly.

    This patch has been in opt-in beta for a while, and seems to correctly fix several bugs that have been reported recently, particularly with OKLG performance and characters sleeping. (And we're still working on a larger update in parallel for the next milestone.)

    Saves from 0.8.0.X should work. If you were experiencing issues in the older save, this patch may fix some (especially sleep and OKLG lag issues), but others may persist depending on the cause.

  • Ostranauts Patch 0.8.0.13 Is Live!

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    Hey Folks!

    Ostranauts v0.8.0.13 is now available on Steam, and your clients should be updating shortly.

    This patch fixes several bugs that have been reported recently, plus rebalances some things and makes a few economy changes. (And we're still working on a larger update in parallel for the next milestone.)

    Saves from 0.8.0.X should work. If you were experiencing issues in the older save, this patch may fix some (especially timing-related issues), but others may persist depending on the cause.

  • Ostranauts Patch 0.8.0.9 Is Live!

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    Hey Folks!

    Ostranauts v0.8.0.9 is now available on Steam, and your clients should be updating shortly.

    This patch fixes two bugs that have been reported in yesterday's build, and hopefully avoiding some annoying issues that cropped up.

    Saves from 0.8.0.X should work fine.

  • Patch 0.8.0.8 "The Art of Conversation" Update Is Live!

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    Hey Folks!

    Ostranauts v0.8.0.8 is now available on Steam. Named "The Art of Conversation" Update, it represents a major feature update, hence the change from 0.7.x to 0.8.x.

    IMAGE(https://bluebottlegames.com/sites/default/files/Ostranauts_0808_Conversation.jpg)

    For best results, you are encouraged to start a new character.

    Old saves might still work, but there's a chance they'll cause bugs. And they will definitely miss new content.

  • Ostranauts Patch 0.7.0.11 Is Live!

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    Hey Folks!

    Ostranauts v0.7.0.11 is now available on Steam, and your clients should be updating shortly.

    This patch fixes several bugs that have been reported recently, and should hopefully make the game a little more reliable for you.

    Saves from 0.7.0.X should work. If you were experiencing issues in the older save, this patch may fix some (especially timing-related issues), but others may persist depending on the cause.

  • Ostranauts Patch 0.7.0.10 Is Live!

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    Hey Folks!

    Ostranauts v0.7.0.10 is now available on Steam, and your clients should be updating shortly.

    This patch adds a long-awaited mute toggle to the proximity alarm, and remembers your nav station's labels knob setting between sittings. Plus sink graffiti, a battery fix, and better licensed kiosk messing.

    Saves from 0.7.0.X should work, though if you were experiencing issues in the older save, they may persist if you continue them.

  • Happy Holidays! And Ostranauts Patch 0.7.0.7 Is Live!

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    Happy Holidays Folks!

    We wish you a warm and bright holiday, and prosperous new year. We'll be taking a break over the next two weeks to be with family and recharge. (We'll keep an eye out here for anyone having trouble, though.) Enjoy your holiday season, and we look forward to seeing you all in January!

    Also, Ostranauts v0.7.0.7 is now available on Steam, and your clients should be updating shortly.

  • Ostranauts Patch 0.7.0.4 Is Live

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    Hey Folks!

    Ostranauts v0.7.0.4 is now available on Steam, and your clients should be updating shortly.

    This patch changes the way save files are structured to make them multi-file, and should help users who regularly experienced save failure issues.

    Saves from 0.7.0.3 should work, but due to the change in save file structure, all backup saves will be deleted when the new save is created. So if you have precious info there, you should make a copy of those before saving again.

  • Updated Early Access Roadmap

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    Hey Folks!

    A little over a year ago, we launched Ostranauts on Steam Early Access. And over the course of the past year, we've had a number of stability fixes, quality of life changes, new features and content added to the game. We've also had a year of chatting with fans to get a better sense of what they're expecting out of Ostranauts, and a better idea of how fast we can work.

  • Patch 0.7.0.3 "The Gig Economy" Update Is Live!

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    Hey Folks!

    Ostranauts v0.7.0.3 is now available on Steam. Named "The Gig Economy" Update, it represents a major feature update, hence the change from 0.6.x to 0.7.x. (Be on the lookout for a post soon with our new roadmap!)

    IMAGE(https://bluebottlegames.com/sites/default/files/Ostranauts_Gig_Nexus.png)

  • Ostranauts Mission System: Sneak Preview Available Now

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    Hey Folks!

    We're preparing our next big feature update for Ostranauts (v.0.7.0.1), and it's a pretty big one. We're pretty happy with how it's turning out, but we could use a hand stress-testing it for bugs and balance. So we're opening it up as an opt-in beta branch, for those who want a sneak preview.

    Note: Saves created in this version may break as we fix issues.

  • Ostranauts Patch 0.6.12.8 Is Live!

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    Hey Folks!

    Ostranauts v0.6.12.8 is now available on Steam, and your clients should be updating shortly.

    This patch addressed a few older AI issues and annoyances, as well as a recent door bug.

    Saves from 0.6.12.7 should work, but saves that previously experienced issues may continue to experience those issues, requiring starting a new game.

  • Ostranauts Patch 0.6.12.7 Is Live!

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    Hey Folks!

    Ostranauts v0.6.12.7 is now available on Steam, and your clients should be updating shortly.

    This patch is another hotfix for issues discovered in 0.6.12.4, specifically addressing the K-Leg license not working after the first one expires, adding the missing air vents to the PDA build menu, and some AI ship spawning tweaks.

    Saves from 0.6.12.6 should work, but saves that previously experienced issues may continue to experience those issues, requiring starting a new game.

  • Ostranauts Patch 0.6.12.6 Is Live!

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    Hey Folks!

    Ostranauts v0.6.12.6 is now available on Steam, and your clients should be updating shortly.

    This patch is a hotfix for a few issues discovered in 0.6.12.4, specifically addressing transit not working, crashes while saving/loading on K-Leg, and a bug where captain ignored player input.

    Saves from 0.6.12.4 likely still work, but if you encountered transit not working, it will continue to be broken in 0.6.12.6, requiring either restoring an earlier save backup, or a new game.

  • Ostranauts Patch 0.6.12.4 Is Live!

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    Hey Folks!

    Ostranauts v0.6.12.4 is now available on Steam, and your clients should be updating shortly.

    This patch improves AI handling of low O2 environments, adds the salvage license, new conversation options, some new content, background stars, and more!

    Saves from 0.6.11.0 and earlier may still work, but it is recommended to start a new game.