Subnautica FREE PS5 upgrade is live now for existing PS4 owners

1 : Anonymous2021/05/14 11:54 ID: nc6t8b
Subnautica FREE PS5 upgrade is live now for existing PS4 owners
2 : Anonymous2021/05/14 12:19 ID: gy3aq4g

Glad I didn't play this straight away when they gave it for free now. Got the PS5 version waiting for me at home!

ID: gy3e7os

I envy you.

Subnautica has equal parts adventurous wonder and pure terror. It's one of those games I wish I could play again for the first time.

ID: gy3ju2h

How’s the crafting system? Does it go pretty deep?

ID: gy3p9so

Same here. I added it to my library and didn’t bother installing it. I was waiting for a 60fps update.

ID: gy3onw0

I'm so mad. Subnautica was one of the first games in years I played immediately upon downloading. I literally got the platinum last week. Welp, time to double-platinum I guess!

ID: gy43z65

Yep, PS5s count as new trophies so I'm going to earn them again too since its even more beautiful lol.

Subnautica is literally my first and only platinum despite gaming since trophies were added. Helps that they arnt hard to earn but damn I loved that game

ID: gy3nqpc

The backlog gods looking out! I was just about to start playing this yesterday

ID: gy3lhz5

When I tried running it a couple months ago it was a slow mess. I think I was getting FPS in the teens. Does this fix that?

ID: gy3wbxz

on the ps5? mine was solid.

3 : Anonymous2021/05/14 12:39 ID: gy3cusr

This update wasn't done well,I'm experiencing alot of screen tearing and frame drops, and some textures look out of place/ really low res

ID: gy3m0z6

Save game was extremely broken for me in the ps4 version just FYI... Make sure you are saving a lot

ID: gy3m4mj

Thanks man,you just reminded me lol,haven't saved in 5 hours

ID: gy3nh99

I saved too much and had to use the console to get to the end.

Without spoilers I activated a certain event but didn’t get any goobers to grab.

ID: gy49mb8

I am experiencing a lot of screen tearing in "high framerate" mode as well.

ID: gy4zh3p

Holy shit, the screen tearing is so bad, I can't believe they don't have v-sync enabled. Please patch this asap, it looks like a nice update otherwise. As of now, it's borderline unplayable.

ID: gy4jy53

thank you so much for the heads up! i'm not going to upgrade yet then until they fix it. I just started playing 2 days ago, even though i'm not far it would be a bummer to see the immersion be destroyed with graphical glitches. I'll just play regular version until there's a good market version for the ps5.

ID: gy3d73o

To fix screen tearing go to the developer console and write vsync

Note that this will disable trophies

ID: gy3do4f

Why should a compromise like this even exist? Is it not on by default? It's a shame since I'm enjoying the game,but I've been waiting for the ps5 upgrade to play it and it's not running well at all

ID: gy3nzgw

I just finished this and it looked really great on PS5. Normally I noticed the dip to 30fps now that I'm used to 60, but I found it really hard to tell. Does it fix the pop in thing too?

4 : Anonymous2021/05/14 17:24 ID: gy4f4ps

According to the info from the "fps" option in the in-game console:

Performance mode is 1080p with an unlocked framerate leading to tons of screen tearing, but it does seem to be above 60 consistently.

Quality mode is also 1080p but with a 30fps lock.

Not really sure what's going on with this update, but it seems like this might not be set right? Pretty sure the PS4 Pro version is 1440p.

ID: gy4usmj

Yeah I am wondering about this too. Since you can change between performance and quality mode on the fly, I did that to compare in more than a couple of places and it seems there is almost no graphical difference and in some cases performance mode even looks better and has noticeably better shadows and etc. Resolution wise they seem to be the same.

However, Quality mode is 30 fps locked despite looking worse sometimes and other times it looks the exact same with 50% of the fps. I doubt we’ll get a digital foundry video on this but I’d love to see it. So far performance mode seems to be the way to play.

I am wondering what happened to the promised 4k60 though.

5 : Anonymous2021/05/14 12:02 ID: gy38xna

what does the ps5 upgrade to the game?

60fps ad thats it?

I have the plat on the ps4, dont know if it will be worth it to get it again just because of 60fps

ID: gy3b1p8

It’s a shame you can’t transfer saves and pop the plat again because PS4 saves aren’t compatible with the PS5 version

They might patch it in later though but haven’t seen anything said about that!

ID: gy39sqp

I think I read that they added haptic and trigger support for certain tools, as well.

ID: gy3d110

Haptics and adaptive triggers are only available in Subnautica: Below Zero for now, but they’ll be coming to the regular game at some point in the future

6 : Anonymous2021/05/14 11:56 ID: gy38eqs

Ive played this game multiple times and i have no idea what to do lol

ID: gy39lw5

Gather materials in the ocean, and bring them back to your pod and check and see if there is anything you can make with them.

Go explore.

Use scanner on stuff to get new blueprints.

Collect more materials.

Build stuff.

Explore more.

There is shit out there waiting for you…

ID: gy441gw

When in doubt. Go deeper

ID: gy3jyqb

There is shit out there waiting for you...

Comedy Master

ID: gy38pvk

I didn't know anything about this game until I saw a few Let's Play videos on Youtube (just the first few episodes). I understood how to play this game watching those videos.

ID: gy3h6re

Yeah I don't really like survival games it turns out lol. having to go get stuff over and over and over and having to decide what to build before you know what's actually important or valuable is always annoying to me.

ID: gy4myha

You can turn off the need to have to eat and drink etc which will make the game more enjoyable for you as you no longer have to constantly look for food and water at the start of the game.

ID: gy4ouhs

I loved the game. But yeah... I was stressed the whole time.

ID: gy3q2d3

Ok so if you're lost, follow the signals that the radio messages place into your HUD. Some other locations are not sent to your HUD but are clues in your PDA. There's usually something interesting next to every destination that you're told to go to.

Also, read the stories in the PDA for clues too.

7 : Anonymous2021/05/14 12:47 ID: gy3dod4

While it plays better than the PS4 version, there's major frame drops and tearing basically occurring all the time. Pretty disappointing, but at least it's free.

8 : Anonymous2021/05/14 14:59 ID: gy3un3a

Cant wait to re-traumatize myself in 4K.

ID: gy4qg3e

There’s no 4K option. Only 1080p 30 or unlocked

9 : Anonymous2021/05/14 14:39 ID: gy3rv71

The graphics have certainly improved, but you can't sync saves from the PS4 version? I had 26 hours in my PS4 Save.

And that save had already frustrated me due to a data loss of two hours when saving. So I've enjoyed the game but I am not sure I can commit to trying again.

10 : Anonymous2021/05/14 13:15 ID: gy3gx02

Thank God, great game but runs terrible on PS4

ID: gy3tt4b

This is one of the worst recent console ports in history, I don’t understand how you get it this bad

ID: gy4bfra

Not the worst but definitely not good at all,it tears constantly and the frame drops are brutal

11 : Anonymous2021/05/14 14:55 ID: gy3u4gr

I envy people playing it for the 1st time. It starts off intimidating but once you learn the ropes it's an amazing experience.

12 : Anonymous2021/05/14 12:12 ID: gy3a0ow

Heard it still has pretty bad frame drops

13 : Anonymous2021/05/14 14:57 ID: gy3ugk8

I'm a little confused. I've been playing the PS4 version on my PS5 and I'm about 10 hours in. If I upgrade to the PS5 version will I be able to continue from my saved game?

ID: gy3v5j6

The saves will not transfer sadly.

14 : Anonymous2021/05/14 15:24 ID: gy3y95f

Really wish they added haptics and adaptive for the upgrade, it's just fps and graphics, I believe.

15 : Anonymous2021/05/14 11:59 ID: gy38ni6

I was getting a lot of screen tearing which put me off

16 : Anonymous2021/05/14 13:35 ID: gy3jdad

Is it free even if you claimed it through the Play At Home? I know that FF7's upgrade is only free for people that actually paid for the game (as opposed to claiming through PS+).

ID: gy3mkdz

No it's free for everyone ,go to the store and just download the free ps5 upgrade

ID: gy3jyq9

yes Just done this exact thing today. Make sure it's the ps5 version your playing though.


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