Subnautica is an open-world action-adventure survival game set around in an aquatic alien world. As you dive deep down into the mysterious open water, you are awed by the enormous world to explore. But the real fun begins as Countless aquatic predators constantly attack as they swim around.
Like any survival games, you craft your resources from what you find, and use your brain to fight for another day. Surely, this game is fun for a single player. But what if you want to share the world with your friends? Obviously, it entices you to play with your friends as survival games are more fun to play with your friends. Yes, we know that feeling.
But, is Subnautica Multiplayer? Can you play Subnautica with your friends?
Is Subnautica Multiplayer?
Subnautica is not a multiplayer game. Meaning, you cannot play with your friends and kill the loneliness in this huge open water.
Thje game was originally designed as a single-player game and the game developer have not changed their mind in making it a multiplayer survival game. They have clearly stated that multiplayer is not possible anytime soon but it may be possible in the future.
So as of today, you are bound to play in a single-player mode only and survive in the open water all by yourself. But there’s if you really want to play it multiplayer, there are some workarounds that you should know.
Multiplayer Mods in Subnautica.
A multiplayer Mod called Nitrox allows you to multiplay with your friends on steam and store versions of the Subnautica. Here is how you can enable multiplayer mode with the Nitrox mod.
- First, download Nitrox mod.
- After downloading, extract the zip file.
- Then, run the nitrox launcher as an administrator and then change the path folder to the folder where your Subnautica folder exists.
- Then, download Hamachi to create your own server or join your friend’s server.
- Run Subnautica.
- Click on Multiplayer and from there you can add your own server or join your friend’s server.
Remember that Subnautica Nitrox is not bug-free. You may have to face several issues like desyncing, lags, glitches, and many more. But still, you can play Subnautica in multiplayer mode and that’s a great thing.