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Patch Notes: 2018-10-17. This version was released on October 17, 2018. The original post came from the main menu of a Closed Alpha build. Information on this page comes from a screenshot,[1] and may be incomplete, as a scrollbar can be seen in the image. This patch is the first Closed Alpha build, as the first wave of keys was sent out on this date.[2]


  • FICSIT UI overhaul
  • New research game loop using the MAM
  • Biomass overhaul
  • New close combat weapon: Xeno-Zapper
  • Enemy functionality updates & new enemies
  • Hand mining update
    • Standard hand mining equipment
    • Balanced hand mining effectiveness
  • Building feedback updates
  • Removed stamina mechanic


We've updated to the latest Unreal version which has set us back some in performance. However, in the coming weeks we will get back some of our custom features as well as additional features now possible with latest Unreal version.