Subnautica: Below Zerofor Windows


Frigid and expansive environments

This is a standalone expansion of the original Subnautica. You venture into a frigid underwater world filled with the unknown. While doing this, you’ll need to develop new technology to keep exploring.

Explore the cold depths

Take a dive into the underwater exploration of a lifetime.

Subnautica: Below Zero is part of the survival genre, meaning you’ll need to keep your wits about you if you want to stay alive. You won't need to have the main game (Subnautica) to play this one.

There are many new biomes and creatures to discover, offering you a brand new experience from what you’ve played before. It’s a cold, cold world that you’re up against. This makes gathering resources and food, building bases, and studying alien artifacts much more interesting.

While the mechanics are the same, the plot is not. The restrictive guide will see you through the crash and early days, ensuring that you know how to survive this planet. Developing technology is also a fun aspect that expands upon the original game. Some objects you can make while exploring include Air Bladders, Spy Pengling, and Flares.

Subnautica: Below Zero makes sure to differ from its predecessor. The biomes available in the first installment aren’t anywhere to be seen. The world you’re on is unique and more freezing than ever before. The biomes are cold and dull, often lacking any variety of colors. You might find this lackluster at first, but as you continue to explore you’ll notice how it adds a certain charm to the ambience.

Where can you run this program?

Subnautica Below Zero is available for Windows 7 and later.

Is there a better alternative?

No, but there is the original game. The first installment is a better option if you’re looking for more activities to do. Below Zero, however, offers more tools and acts as a different game. For the best experience, you should play the original before trying Below Zero.

Our take

Subnautica Below Zero is a great game focused on exploration and survival that will test your skills across the many biomes. Some of the elements in the first game are present, but you can find new tests of survival. There is fun in store for beginners and experts.

Should you download it?

Yes. There is fun in store for beginners and experts.


  • New biomes
  • Unseen lifeforms
  • Plot expanded from the original version
  • Familiar game mechanics


  • Lacks biomes from original game
  • Restrictive progression guide
  • Dull environments

Subnautica: Below Zerofor Windows

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