Grounded Landscape ImageSource: Microsoft

What you need to know

  • Grounded is an open world survival game that shrinks players down to the size of insects in a suburban backyard.
  • As it's in early access, Grounded gets lots of updates and improvements, and adds features over time.
  • The 0.3.2 release is the second patch update for Grounded's September content update.
  • It includes more bug fixes, and improvements to prevent crashes and instability.

It's only been a few days since the 0.3.1 patch update was released for Grounded, but Obsidian Entertainment is back with yet another release fixated on improving the September content update. Patch update 0.3.2 is rolling out right now with more fixes to help prevent crashes, instability, and poor performance, with some other bug fixes thrown in for good measure.

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This is all part of Grounded's Early Access and Game Preview, so expect lots more updates as we go into 2021, past the release of next-gen consoles like the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S.

The changelog for patch update 0.3.2 for Grounded includes:

Major issues

  • Fixed client crash when ziplines exist in the yard across very large distances
  • Fixed random crashes when traversing the yard
  • Fixed crash related to Frankenline when loading a saved game
  • Fixed crash for clients when joining a game near a Spinning Wheel / Roasting Spit / Jerky Rack that currently has processing items on it
  • Fixed random crashes when syncing cloud saves
  • Slight improvement on Friends Search reliability


  • Fixed issue with Inventory and Crafting screens having low FPS on Xbox and Windows 10 Store builds
  • Fixed issue where saving the game was not allowed if there was no internet connection
  • Fixed clients not having access to the Daredevil Mutation when rejoining a game where that was purchased already

Items / equipment / resources

  • Fixed Spinning Wheel occasionally showing the wrong timer when looking at it
  • Fixed Web Fiber items in the world not showing up for clients

Microscopic survival

Grounded Game Preview Reco Box


It's a big(ger) world out there.

Obsidian Entertainment makes its exclusive debut on Xbox One and PC with Grounded, a unique survival experience that literally makes all of your problems much, much bigger. Join your friends as you're shrunk down to the size of an ant and are forced to survive in a dangerous backyard.



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