News Archive

  • Ostranauts Hotfix Patch (0.9.5.9) Is Live!

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    Hey Folks!

    Ostranauts v0.9.5.9 is now available on Steam, and your clients should be updating shortly.

    This is a hotfix to our recently released "Wear and Tear" update, and includes some fixes and changes we felt were important to release as soon as we could. Plus a few changes unrelated to the next milestone which seemed ready to release.

    Note that we are still working on the next (Slots/Wounds) milestone, as well! But those inventory and wound changes still have some work to be done before they are ready for players to try.

  • Ostranauts Feature Patch (0.9.5.7) Is Live!

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    Hey Folks!

    Ostranauts v0.9.5.7 is now available on Steam, and your clients should be updating shortly.

    This is a feature update to our recently released "Wear and Tear" update, and includes some significant changes to new player tutorials, docking, and other quality of life enhancements, and fixes.

    Note that we are still working on the next (Slots/Wounds) milestone, as well! This update is just a brief 1-week sidetrack to address several new user bugs we identified in a recent test.

  • Ostranauts Feature Update (0.9.4.0) Is Live!

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    Hey Folks!

    Ostranauts v0.9.4.0 is now available on Steam, and your clients should be updating shortly.

    This is a feature update to our recently released "Wear and Tear" update, which changes the career kiosk a bit, and adds a new exit button to social combat.

    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 Feature Patch (0.9.3.2) Is Live!

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    Hey Folks!

    Ostranauts v0.9.3.2 is now available on Steam, and your clients should be updating shortly.

    This is a feature update to our recently released "Wear and Tear" update, which adds autosave! Plus a fix for buying salvage licenses.

    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 Feature Patch (0.9.2.1) Is Live!

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    Hey Folks!

    Ostranauts v0.9.2.1 is now available on Steam, and your clients should be updating shortly.

    This is a feature update to our recently released "Wear and Tear" update, which significantly changes police behavior, among a few other features and fixes.

    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.

  • A New Album from NEO Scavenger's/Ostranaut's Composer: Trismegistus - Part 2

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    Hey Folks!

    If you're a fan of the music in NEO Scavenger, Ostranauts, or Underrail, I have some good news for you!

    Invisible Acropolis (a.k.a. Josh Culler, and the composer of all three above OSTs) has a new album out, entitled Trismegistus - Part 2. In his words:

    "Its inspired by vintage fantasy and sci-fi movie soundtracks, and you can even download it for free if you want!"

  • Ostranauts Hotfix Patch (0.9.1.8) Is Live!

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    Hey Folks!

    Ostranauts v0.9.1.8 is now available on Steam, and your clients should be updating shortly.

    This is a hotfix for our recently released "Wear and Tear" update, and primarily fixes an out of memory error some players experienced when saving games with a lot of data in them.

    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 Feature Patch (0.9.1.7) Is Live!

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    Hey Folks!

    Ostranauts v0.9.1.7 is now available on Steam, and your clients should be updating shortly.

    This is a feature update to our recently released "Wear and Tear" update, and includes some more significant additions, quality of life enhancements, and fixes.

    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 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.