2280 A.D. The last few survivors of a ruined Earth seek a new home: Mars, a planet whose inhabitants didn't take too kindly to outsiders. The Red Solstice is a tense, tactical, squad-based action game. Fight to survive with up to 8 players in co-op, or lead your own squad in single-player mode.
Recent Reviews:
Mixed (20) - 60% of the 20 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
All Reviews:
Mostly Positive (689) - 77% of the 689 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Jul 9, 2015

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January 19

Balance changed, bugfixes, NEW CONTENT incoming!


It's very nice to see The Red Solstice still going strong with a lot of new players after our last promotion. We mentioned that we will make an announcement this Friday, so here it is!

New CONTENT UPDATE and a DLC will be arriving at the same time, in the upcoming weeks.

Will feature a new marauder mode. In this mode players will be able to visit all available sectors in the same time. Game will last longer (up to 2h if you wish to complete entire marauder game), but it will be give the game quite a different flavour.
Each sector will bring it's own challenges and tracing back through already visited sector might net you some nasty surprises.

We're prepping dlc which will include more missions and 2 new weapons to play with. Stay tuned!

With this announcement we are also releasing a new balancing patch that will hopefully make this game better and more fun to play. As always, your comments are welcome either on the community hub forums or on our discord servers.

If you liked The Red Solstice, you might also like our couch-coop game also set in TRS universe: http://store.steampowered.com/app/528160/Solstice_Chronicles_MIA/


PATCH 1.90
- DLC weapons will be enabled after you finish 1st mission in singleplayer for SP story
- added discord button to Host game


Heavy Support
  • slightly reduced safeguard on level 3,4,5
  • anti armor cooldown reduced from 70 to 45
  • anti armor increases minimal damage 2-10 and weapon damage 2-10
  • anti armor fires 6 rockets now, extremely dangerous for CLOSE PROXIMITY, use at long range

  • flare gun bonus duration increased by +4 sec per level, lvl 5 fare gun will have 28sec duration
  • designate cooldown increased from 15 to 18 seconds

  • chemical bomb changed radius to 3.5-7.5, damage 200-400, reduced slow
  • healgun heal increased to 90 at max level
  • stimulants attack speed increased 6-26%, move speed 5-13%
  • using pharmacology on antivenom will add +15sec cooldown

  • nanite cooldown set to 25s, armor resistance max 10%, armor reg max 0.6s
  • terminator teleportation device cooldown decrease increased from 6-30s

  • smart grenade now takes 0.5 sec to explode and has fixed 4.5m radius
  • demolition seismic resonator damage increased from 75-275
  • Bulleted list

  • napalm wall damage increased 15-55/s

  • HE canister explosive damage increased to 300-1100, radius to 1-3m

  • law upgrade damage increased from 600 to 1000, aftereffect range decreased from 20m to 7m

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January 15

The Red Solstice - rolls again!

The Red Solstice is free for 48 hours as part of our Humble Bundle promotion. We are thrilled to see so many players online once more.

Join us at discord for talk with devs and community!

HINTS - Basic field knowledge
Multiplayer mode is made to present a more challenging but ultimate COOP experience, so if those of you who have just started playing are having hard time surviving, we suggest you try playing at least through the first singleplayer mission in order to familiarize yourself with the game mechanics.

It is a good idea to start with larger teams on easier difficulties, try keeping at the outer edges of the map as much as possible, try to collect as much supplies from the buildings as possible in the first part of the game, and stick with your teammates.

The Red Solstice universe
We would also like to use this opportunity to mention that Solstice Chronicles: MIA, our single player based twin stick shooter game set in The Red Solstice universe.


Those of you who like our work will be happy to hear that we are preparing another big update and surprise for FRIDAY 19 Jan, an update with some bug fixes and some additional content plus some exciting news about our upcoming projects.

For the end, some cool TRS video!
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“The Red Solstice is evocative, deeply engaging action that lives primarily in its diversity of tactics.”
81/100 – http://www.4players.de/4players.php/dispbericht/PC-CDROM/Test/29007/81273/0/The_Red_Solstice.html

“What do you get when you take the likes of Dead Space and Starcraft and throw them in a blender? A bloody cascade that is The Red Solstice.”
85/100 – HookedGamers

“Players looking for a challenge will be right at home, and anyone who wants to experiment with different strategies will find a wealth of variety here. They manage to succeed in delivering an atmospheric tactical strategy game where friends become allies and allies become monster food.”
4.5/5 – Co-Optimus

About This Game

Spiritual successor of NOTD games!

If you think you have what it takes to survive the onslaught, go forth, Space Marine!

The Red Solstice is a tactical, squad-based survival game set in the distant future on Mars, playable in single-player or with up to 8 players in cooperative online multiplayer.

Roam freely over huge maps, complete randomized objectives and deal with surprise events that keep you on the edge of your seat.

Survive and conquer by any means necessary. Get stronger every time. Level up to unlock new weapons and abilities. Try to survive the storm.

Key features

  • Take the Lead: Issue commands and set waypoints and objectives for your friends as you outsmart and outgun your way through the derelict domiciles of Tharsis.
  • Play Your Way, Together: With support for 8-player co-op, play as one of 8 distinct, customizable classes, each with unique abilities and traits.
  • Odd Jobs: Tackle an onslaught of randomly generated events with just one hour to make your mark. From zone defense to supply retrieval, you’re never short of enemies to kill and objectives to complete.
  • Earn and Learn: Kill to earn experience points and unlock new abilities and classes. Heal allies, deploy turrets, launch grenades, set traps and much, much more.
  • Tactical Single-Player: Play on your own and lead a squad through a satisfying single-player campaign, and lead your squad through a wide variety of levels using The Red Solstice's Tactical Mode, which lets you issue commands while slowing down the action.
  • Game NOT Over, Man: Killing ain’t easy. Drive back untold Martian horrors in multiple modes, maps and difficulties and get stronger every time. Even if you perish.

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 7 or Later
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-2320 CPU @ 3.00 Ghz or Better
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: ATI Radeon HD 3800 / Nvidia GeForce 9600 GT or Better
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Sound Card: A Fine High Definition Audio Device Never Hurt Anyone
    • Additional Notes: OpenGL / OpenAL
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