Subnautica: Below Zero leaves Early Access with Seaworthy update, releases later this year on Xbox and PC

Subnautica Below Zero Screenshot
Subnautica Below Zero Screenshot (Image credit: Unknown Worlds)

What you need to know

  • Subnautica: Below Zero is the highly-anticipated sequel to the indie-hit and survival game, Subnautica.
  • Subnautica: Below Zero has been in Early Access but is now receiving its final update with Seaworthy.
  • Players can explore new areas, hear new music, and enjoy a plethora of bug fixes before Subnautica: Below Zero officially releases.
  • On May 14, 2021, Subnautica: Below Zero will come to PC, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PS5, PS4, Mac, and Switch.

Subnautica is an incredibly popular indie game, and one of the Best Survival Games for Xbox, that has players survive the perilous depths of an alien world's vibrant oceans. While Subnautica has been completed for two years now, the team at Unknown Worlds has been hard at work on Subnautica: Below Zero, the exciting sequel that's been in Early Access. In Early Access, Subnautica: Below Zero has received tons of updates but now is enjoying the benefits of its final update while in Early Access. Subnautica: Below Zero is feature complete and nearly ready to release!

The Seaworthy update for Subnautica: Below Zero is releasing now to its Early Access, and includes a host of new features for players to enjoy. Explore a new story involving a shipwreck, discover new underwater areas, enjoy an expanded soundtrack, and tons more in Seaworthy, which also includes lots of bug fixes and general improvements.

Being feature complete, Subnautica: Below Zero is nearly ready to be released officially. On May 14, 2021, Subnautica: Below Zero is coming to PC, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Xbox One, PS5, PS4, Switch, and even Mac.

Being the final feature update for Subnautica: Below Zero, the Unknown Worlds team mentions that the game also now features a completed story. However, players will have to wait until the final release on May 14 to witness the end of Subnautica: Below Zero's story.

Prepare for Subnautica: Below Zero by investing in one of the Best Headsets for Xbox Series X|S, so you can hear every beautiful soundtrack, and every terrifying noise in the ocean depths.

You can check out some additional images of Subnautica: Below Zero and the Seaworthy update below.

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