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Satisfactory is a first-person factory construction and automation game with single player and co-op multiplayer, made by Coffee Stain Studios in Unreal Engine 4. You play as an employee of FICSIT Inc. and must contribute towards Project Assembly.

As an engineer, you are tasked with exploring the planet for resources in order to construct machines which will build necessary parts. As the game progress, more complex machines and parts become available which allow the player/s to create tools, buildings, weapons and vehicles.

The game was initially released in Early Access exclusively on the Epic Games Store on March 19, 2019 at 5pm GMT. It later released on Steam on June 8, 2020 at 5pm GMT, with cross-platform multiplayer.

More information can be found at the official site or on the Dev Tracker.

Official description[]

Satisfactory is a first-person open-world factory building game with a dash of exploration and combat. Pioneering for FICSIT Incorporated means charting and exploiting an alien planet, battling alien lifeforms, creating multi-story factories, entering conveyor belt heaven, automating vehicles, and researching new technologies.

At FICSIT inc. you will take part in the Save the Day program, providing short-term solutions for long-term problems, possibly with the help of your friends.

On Steam and Epic pages[]

Satisfactory is a first-person open-world factory building game with a dash of exploration and combat. Play alone or with friends, explore an alien planet, create multi-story factories, and enter conveyor belt heaven!


The game is a one-time purchase, and will not feature micro-transactions or loot boxes. There are plans to support the game post release, possibly with updates and/or DLC. It is unknown if these will be free or paid.[4]


Early Access date announcement
E3 reveal trailer
Original teaser trailer


  • While in pre-Alpha, between 16-18 people worked on Satisfactory's development.[5]
  • Two out of three releases were made on time in 2020.[6]
  • Staff at Coffee Stain were surprised to learn that around the time of the Early Access launch, Satisfactory had more concurrent views than DOTA 2 (a major e-sports title).[7]
  • Satisfactory's name was hinted at in a 2017 tweet,[8] and later in a 2018 Q&A video.[9]
  • Satisfactory's pre-production started around 2016/2017.[10]
  • As of December 2021, Satisfactory had sold 3 million copies.[11]

Base Defense[]


See also[]


No Base Defense[]

  1. Game Reactor - July 18th, 2018 - Satisfactory - Birk Denecke and Oscar Jilsén Interview (note: video has exhibited issues in not loading with ad blockers enabled in the past)
  2. June 22nd, 2018 Q&A #2: Satisfactory Multiplayer, mods, lizard doggo plushies, and more!
  3. YouTube - Developer Highlight - Game Design
  4. YouTube - Coffee Stain - February 6th, 2019 Satisfactory Q&A/Hangout Stream - Q&A: Why not turrets like Sanctum?
  5. YouTube - March 9th, 2019 Livestream - Q&A: Will there be turrets or something in the game?
  6. YouTube - March 9th, 2019 Livestream - Q&A: Q&A: Can creatures in any way disrupt your factory?
  7. Discord - Snutt#2124 - April 2nd, 2019 in the Satisfactory Discord #satisfactory channel (see also Screengrab of Discord message)
  8. Discord - Hanburger#1981 - February 4th, 2020 in the Satisfactory Discord #satisfactory channel (see also Screengrab of Discord message)
  9. YouTube - Coffee Stain - May 15th, 2020 Massive Q&A // Mod support, S.A.M. ore, Train signals, New Buildings and Vehicles + more
  10. YouTube - June 8th, 2020 Livestream - Community Highlights - Chainsaw on legs
  11. Twitch - August 18th, 2020 Livestream Q&A: Will there be animals that attack the base?
  12. YouTube - August 25th, 2020 Livestream Q&A: Given how often Blueprints keeps being requested it really needs to be adopted?
  13. YouTube - August 25th, 2020 Livestream Snutt Talk: Machines breaking & Base Defense and a Twitch archive of same clip
  14. September 1st, 2020 Livestream Q&A: Are you going to share something important related to next Updates?
  15. September 8th, 2020 Livestream Q&A: Pollution is a thing?
  16. September 22nd, 2020 Livestream Q&A: Hoping for Base Defence?
  17. October 6th, 2020 Livestream Q&A: Do you have any good stories for features that didn't get included in the game?
  18. YouTube - October 13th, 2020 Livestream Q&A: If Factories can get attacked?
  19. October 20th, 2020 Livestream Q&A: Are there any features you guys really want in the game but you can't/won't add?
  20. November 10th, 2020 Livestream Q&A: Is there something you'll never add to the game that you recommend Modders add instead?
  21. YouTube - November 17th, 2020 Livestream Q&A: Can we get Mobs that spawn near you and attack you?
  22. December 8th, 2020 Livestream Q&A: Will there be any Base Defense?
  23. December 15th, 2020 Livestream Q&A: Q&A: Can we get turrets and more PvE?
  24. YouTube - Coffee Stain - December 17th, 2020 - BIIIIIIG Q&A Video // Wiki leaks, Foundation shapes, Signs, Farms, Copy&Paste, and a LOT more!
  25. Steam Discussions - Lack of NPC base attacks turns me off from Satisfactory - Snutt's reply
  26. YouTube - January 19th, 2021 Livestream: Snutt & Mark Talk: We will not be adding tower defense
  27. Reference Archive - Instagram - January 22nd, 2021 AMA - Is there a plan for automatize the base defense?
  28. YouTube - February 9th, 2021 Livestream: Q&A: Is there going to be tower defense?
  29. YouTube - February 23rd, 2021 Livestream Q&A: Any future combat or enemy updates to come?
  30. Instagram - February 26th, 2021 AMA - Please add semi tower defence in this game, I'm begging you!
  31. YouTube - March 30th, 2021 Livestream Q&A: Could some Sanctum gameplay, maybe the Tower Defense part come to Satisfactory?
  32. YouTube - April 27th, 2021 Livestream Q&A: Is there combat & Base Defense required in the game?
  33. YouTube - May 4th, 2021 Livestream Snutt Talk: QA Site Feature Request - Making the Hover Pack available earlier
  34. YouTube - May 4th, 2021 Livestream Community Highlights: This base looks like it's preparing for tower defense
  35. YouTube - May 11th, 2021 Q&A: Tower Defense?
  36. YouTube - May 18th, 2021 Livestream Snutt & Jace Talk: Green Energy
  37. YouTube - May 25th, 2021 Livestream Q&A: Would be interesting to have Machines break or need maintenance?
  38. YouTube - June 8th, 2021 Livestream Q&A: Turrets & shit?
  39. YouTube - June 22nd, 2021 Livestream Q&A: What's the coolest Concept Art that Torsten has made that's been thrown out?
  40. YouTube - July 13th, 2021 Livestream - Q&A: Any chance there will be survival mode soon like monsters attack your base at night and stuff?
  41. YouTube - July 20th, 2021 Livestream - Q&A: What're your thoughts on making the game Tower Defense?
  42. YouTube - August 31st, 2021 Livestream - Q&A: Black Powder & Iron to make bullets, machine gun for Base Defense?
  43. YouTube - August 31st, 2021 Livestream - Q&A: Do you plan some malfunctions of machines in regards to debug & repair?
  44. YouTube - September 7th, 2021 Livestream - Snutt & Jace Talk: Development priorities
  45. YouTube - September 14th, 2021 Livestream - Snutt & Jace Talk: We completely forgot about Golf
  46. YouTube - September 21st, 2021 Livestream - Q&A: Will there be a thing like monsters attacking us in waves like in Satisfactory?
  47. Discord - Satisfactory - #satisfactory-experimental - November 12th, 2021 - Q&A: yeah I wonder if a future update will include base defense. gun turrets, base attacks, etc 🙂[Screenshot]
  48. YouTube - December 14th, 2021 Livestream - Snutt Talk: 2021 Retrospective
  49. YouTube - December 14th, 2021 Livestream - Q&A: Is it possible to add hostile insects and guns?
  50. YouTube - December 14th, 2021 Livestream - Q&A: Golf, when?
  51. YouTube - Coffee Stain - February 4th, 2022 - 6 things we're NEVER adding to Satisfactory
  52. YouTube - February 8th, 2022 Livestream - State of Dave
  53. YouTube - March 1st, 2022 Livestream - Q&A: When Base Defense?
  54. YouTube - March 3rd, 2022 Livestream - Q&A: Terraforming?
  55. YouTube - Coffee Stain - March 18th, 2022 - We pick apart our Community Wiki and talk about unreleased content - Snutt & Jace Talk: The Home Page
  56. YouTube - March 22nd, 2022 Livestream - Q&A: Tower Defense?
  57. YouTube - March 29th, 2022 Livestream - Q&A: Have any of the CSS devs dipped into moonlighing with Modding?
  58. Discord - Bendh#2466 - Ben's April 5th, 2022 message in the #satisfactory channel of the Satisfactory discord
  59. YouTube - Coffee Stain Studios - April 22nd, 2022 - Talking about UPDATE 6 Content and Why it's Different - Snutt Talk: Adding new mechanics to some of the existing weapons
  60. YouTube - April 26th, 2022 Livestream - State of Dave - Weapons Updates

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