Ride your music. Use your own music to create your own experience on a roller-coaster-like track. The shape, the speed, and the mood of each ride is determined by the song you choose.
User reviews: Very Positive (1,046 reviews)
Release Date: Oct 2, 2013

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What the developers have to say:

“Customizable mods are a big part of Audiosurf 2. I've finished a few already, but now I want to open it up to the community. There are lots of ways to play with Audiosurf's visual anticipation technology and I'm excited to see what the community comes up with. But more than that, I need you to tell me what to focus on next! Like the first Audiosurf, community feedback will shape it into the best game it can be. If you're interested in creating and sharing mods (scripting required) or skins (can be done with image, sound, and 3d model changes - and optionally with scripting), even better!

Wakeboard mode is my favorite way to ride (so far) because it uses the song's overall shape as a central part of the gameplay. You anticipate upcoming changes in the music visually and try to build up a big trick multiplier (full puzzle grid) just before jumping from a wavetop. The classic modes are still great and will evolve and twist in different directions. Audiosprint, the local-multiplayer party mode is simple (2 buttons) and a blast with friends.

Warning - there will be bugs! Please use the forum to report problems, request additions, or just discuss what's working well and what isn't. See you there.

Major Features not yet finished:
-- Scoreboard for every song, for every mod (scoreboards are currently sparse and unreliable)
-- Graphical music collection browser
-- Gamepad support in menus
-- Mac, Linux, SteamOS support
-- Translations from English
-- VR (Oculus Rift)
-- Even more official modes
-- Even more official skins
-- Important things I didn't think of yet!”
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January 9

Mac, Linux, SteamOS! Advanced puzzle modes!



Audiosurf 2 is now ready to play on Mac OSX, Linux, and SteamOS!

New platforms:

  • Mac OSX
  • Linux (64-bit)
  • SteamOS (64-bit)

Puzzle League improvements:
  • Added Butter Ninja bonus for hitting most (90%) of the yellow blocks
  • Added Seeing Red bonus for hitting most (90%) of the red blocks
  • Added final scoring bonus based on the largest match size collected
  • Added bonuses for multicolor matches
  • Increased Clean Finish bonus to 15%
  • Fixed color blocks sometimes landing under multiplier white blocks
  • Vegas mode: added shoulder lanes
  • Vegas mode: automatically Shuffle (repeatedly) while in a shoulder lane
  • Vegas mode: increased score potential (reduced previous nerf)
  • Eraser mode: paint collected after an Undo will now paint the new blocks even if they haven't reached the puzzle grid yet

Other fixes:
  • Fixed workshop authors not being able to update without subscribing.
  • Fixed live in-game scoreboards sometimes not showing up.

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Update-updates

Puzzle Fixes (thanks Elindor!):
  • Red blocks are now much more frequent
  • Fixed a couple remaining ways to get blocks under celebration whites
  • Vegas autoshuffling from shoulder now has a .5 second delay
  • Improved white block and multiplier visiblity on Stadium skin in low and medium quality

Other:
  • OSX: Added external drives to the song browser
  • Linux fix: some systems weren't showing root on the song browser
  • Linux now has support for FLAC audio files

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December 27, 2014

Coming soon: Mac, Linux, and SteamOS!



Audiosurf 2 is almost ready to start early access on Mac, Linux, and SteamOS. Coming soon!

Update: It's out! The update also adds more depth to the Puzzle characters.

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About This Game

Audiosurf 2 is not yet finished, but if you get it during Early Access you can play right away, you’ll get every update, and you’ll get the finished game. Watch here to see what’s new with each update, and watch Steam Workshop to see what new gameplay (mods) and graphic styles (skins) others in the community are inventing.

You’ll also get to help shape the future of Audiosurf, and you’ll get to try out all the experimental new modes before anybody else does. Which ones are too wacky to go into the final product? Which are jaw-droppingly amazing? Which have potential but need more work before they’re released? You get to help decide.



By blending gameplay with music visualization, Audiosurf puts you inside your music in a way nothing else can.

Audiosurf 2’s music analysis engine knows when the best moments of a song are coming, and it allows you to experience these moments on a roller-coaster-like track as beat-matched blocks, corkscrews, loops, deafening applause, shimmering colors, and accelerating drops. Head out to Workshop to see the latest experimental modes and things get wild--the track can become water where a wakeboarder catches huge air at a song’s biggest moments; a dirt track where runners jump over musically-timed hurdles; or anything else anybody who wants to use the game’s built-in modding tools can dream up. The possibilities for experiencing your music in Audiosurf 2 are endless.

Audiosurf has been called a near-religious music experience and it's like nothing else in the world of music games. Ride your music.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows Vista/7/8
    • Processor: 32 or 64-bit Dual Core or better
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD3000
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 400 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: OSX 10.10
    • Processor: 32 or 64-bit Dual Core or better
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD3000
    • Hard Drive: 400 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04 or compatible
    • Processor: 64-bit Dual Core or better
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD3000
    • Hard Drive: 400 MB available space
Helpful customer reviews
14 of 16 people (88%) found this review helpful
2.5 hrs on record
Posted: December 29, 2014
Early Access Review
Alright, I'm going to make this brief - here is what you need to know.

Cons
-awful menu system - very difficult to navigate
-impossible to change the most basic of settings during a game
-everything apart from the actual gameplay is incredibly visually unappealing
-long loading times - even for basic menus
-beginning of games are confusing are visually unappealing until the camera is focused on the player

Pros
-The process of adapting music into a track is far better
-the graphics have taken on a more 3D style
-visual effects are just as exciting as previous game - can be changed with new skins
-can be great fun - the actual gameplay has significantly improved, especially for fast paced songs

Don't get me wrong here - I had great fun actually playing this game but the menus and other things in between really hinder having a fun experience. But if you manage to put on a great song, the gameplay (especially when you go through corkscrews) is hugely fun..
It should be kept in mind that this is an early access game, so I assume various faults, specifically the menus which I found took a lot of the pleasure away from this game, will be fixed in the future. If you're a fan of the first game, this will most likely appeal to you. If you haven't played the first and don't know what to expect, I think it is best to leave this game until it is out of early access.
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11 of 12 people (92%) found this review helpful
4.8 hrs on record
Posted: January 3
Early Access Review
You think your reaction is fast? Come and buy this. Remember to download "Mono turbo" from workshop
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14 of 18 people (78%) found this review helpful
5.6 hrs on record
Posted: December 28, 2014
Early Access Review
I've taken a short break from this amazing game to say this:

As someone who's put 40+ hours into the original Audiosurf, I can tell you that if you're wondering if the sequel is worth purchasing when you already own the original, I have your answer. It absolutely is.

The main negative I have is the UI; as of December 28th this could use a lot of work. As in, an OVERHAUL scale of work. But besides that, I'm in love with this iteration. The Workshop support looks incredibly promising to me, although I've yet to try it.

One thing I've seen listed as a negative is the fact that the traffic patterns change slightly whenever you replay the same audio file. And to be honest, I see that as more of a positive than a negative. Not only does it create even more replay value for me by keeping things fresh every game, but it also eliminates the highscore seekers who play the game for hours on end only to memorise the exact pattern of each song to get the perfect score. In my opinion, if getting a high score is that important to you, you need to reevaluate some priorities in your life.

But don't listen to me rambling. Buy the game!
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5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
19.1 hrs on record
Posted: January 22
Early Access Review
If you've played Audiosurf, then you'll love this game.

This game is faster, more intense, than the first game but also more competitive in a way...

there's quite a bit more modes to play with, for example, there's wakeboard, one of the new modes that you can play as.
basically, you're a person on a board, being pulled by two boats, and doing flips in the air. eh, that's the best way I could describe it....

And if you're bored with the modes, try somethings off the workshop there's a lot to choose from. Like new modes to play with, to new skins for the ship and backround.... It's up to you, just don't over flow the game with mods though...

I Recommend this game if you like music, and playing games!
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6 of 7 people (86%) found this review helpful
9.4 hrs on record
Posted: December 29, 2014
Early Access Review
I hate to say it but, this one is better than the first.
Everything about it, I love. It's now one of my favorite games to play my music on. If I had to rate it, it would be 10/10

Its totally worth your money.
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
781.9 hrs on record
Posted: January 11
Early Access Review
Fun Game to play and relax too - despite this being "early Access" - the game is being updated regularly, and the competition in the tables is fun.

Completely modable and skinable, great fun - good choices every day on the song of trhe day, and thouroughly satisfied.

Personally I would say this is about as polished as it needs to be to start playing the game... there are a few bygs that are still being polished out naturally, however they are being worked through.

I say take the plunge and buy this it is worth it... :D
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
2.1 hrs on record
Posted: January 18
Early Access Review
10/10 would surf again
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
109.8 hrs on record
Posted: January 7
Early Access Review
Highly recommended. I reminds me of a game I played when I was a kid, but I love the fact that I can use my own music. Very addictive.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: January 16
Early Access Review
this game made me believed i could be a DJ on a nightclub.

10/10 this game made me more famous than micheal jackson.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
22.9 hrs on record
Posted: January 15
Early Access Review
Loved this game, even tough it's early access it's pretty much "complete", it only needs a better user interface and fix some minor bugs, and the mods and skins in the workshop give it a lot of replay value.

If you haven't played it before, just download the demo for Audiosurf and if you like it, buy this game, it's better than the first one overall.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
44.7 hrs on record
Posted: January 20
Early Access Review
There are no cons to this game
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
2.7 hrs on record
Posted: January 15
Early Access Review
Bought this game primarily because it has Linux support now. I liked Audiosurf 1, but this game is even more enjoyable. It does a better job at making challenging levels out of all types of tracks, while Audiosurf 1 often made quite boring levels with classical music.

The new game modes and support for mods also make it a lot more versatile.
10/10
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
29.2 hrs on record
Posted: January 21
Early Access Review
yes
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
1.8 hrs on record
Posted: January 7
Early Access Review
When I first installed it on my older computer it wouldn't run, but with my new computer now, it worked. For those new to Audiosurf, I highly recommend getting the first Audiosurf as well, both are amazing. When I first played the song it all took me by surprise at how insane the changes were graphical and gameplay wise. It has beautiful gameplay and graphics but the menu is the only problem, it is ugly but still navigatable. The workshop contributions are very nice and a lot of them are well made. If you are a lover of the original Audiosurf then you will love this one!

9.8/10
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4 of 7 people (57%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
14.3 hrs on record
Posted: January 10
Early Access Review
Causes shortness of breath comparable to a shroom trip, CTS symptoms and excessive sweating.
8 seizures out of 10.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
2.2 hrs on record
Posted: December 31, 2014
Early Access Review
Is a fan of the first game so this is one of the few Early Access titles I'm interested in, and so far it has lived up to my expectations and some more.

Most of the old game modes are still there with an emphasis on the most fun mode of the first game: Mono. Tracks feel better now and the subtle randomness everytime you boot up the same song again is a huge plus as it ensures leaderboards don't go stale after someone has managed to figure out the perfect run.

The addition of Workshop support is wonderful as well, which puts Audiosurf 2 as one of the best visualizer software out there. Being able to get additional game modes means the game will easily remain fresh for a very long time (although arguably it'll never get old if you love music and has a constantly growing collection of music)

As for cons, the biggest gripe would be the interface, which can use a lot of improvements. Some albums don't get fully detected (only detects up to track 29 of the Elvis 30 #1 Hits album for example). Some weird visual glitches and random CTDs. Not able to change settings in the middle of a song run. Being only able to change the volume level of the sound effects and not the music as well is another miss. I'm sure all of these will be fixed once it gets out of Early Access.

Overall, very promising considering it's still in Early Access. There's nothing quite like playing this in a dark room around the silence of midnight, a drink in one hand and with my pair of Grado headphones for me.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
7.0 hrs on record
Posted: January 8
Early Access Review
always been a fan of audiosurf since first release. to get that new version with custom mods and skins make this game even better, product isnt maybe at a final state, but i love this game. i definitly recommend this game to anyone bought Audiosurf, thanks for this great product.
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2 of 4 people (50%) found this review helpful
12.6 hrs on record
Posted: January 5
Early Access Review
ITS VERY FUN
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81 of 95 people (85%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
129.7 hrs on record
Posted: December 17, 2014
Early Access Review
I'll be short.

I'm writing this review only because I thought about it, and I've been an ♥♥♥ with Dylan, on the forums. I've been truly, excessively negative about this game just because he didn't add a proper last.fm support for months (still kinda crippled as last.fm integration but what the heck! At least it's there).

As early access game, I believe it's worth your money. It's AS1 but with better graphics, mechanics and workshop.

Sure there are still things to fix (you can't change settings during a song, there's no way to change colours except downloading a different skin), but overall none could say this game isn't worth your 10 bucks.

As Audiosurf 1 was the game that made me use steam almost daily, so is Audiosurf 2. I bloody love this game.

Definitely recommended.

I might write another review as it gets out of Early Access.
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125 of 169 people (74%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
17.6 hrs on record
Posted: November 29, 2014
Early Access Review
Perfect for when its too cold to trip outside.
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