With FarSky, you take the role of Nathan who got lost in the Ocean after the crash of his submarine. You need to learn how to survive in the depths of the Ocean.
User reviews:
Recent:
Mixed (136 reviews) - 61% of the 136 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Mostly Positive (2,719 reviews) - 73% of the 2,719 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Apr 25, 2014

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With FarSky, you take the role of Nathan who got lost in the Ocean after the crash of his submarine. You need to learn how to survive in the depths of the Ocean.

Use the environment to gather resources, build a base to refill your oxygen and manage all your items, craft equipment and weapons to explore and protect yourself in the Ocean depths, create an in-base farm or go fish hunting to feed yourself,...

Your ultimate goal is to find all the pieces of your submarine, fix it and reach the surface. You can also choose to play in Sandbox mode to enjoy the game freely with a wider map!

All maps are randomly generated to immerse you in an unknown world.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: XP or later
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo, AMD Athlon X2, or equal at 1.6GHz or better
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Dedicated graphics card (OpenGL 2.0)
    • Storage: 500 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Java required
    Minimum:
    • OS: 10.7.5 (Lion) or later
    • Processor: 2.2 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Dedicated graphics card (OpenGL 2.0)
    • Storage: 500 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04
    • Processor: 2.2 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Dedicated graphics card (OpenGL 2.0)
    • Storage: 500 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Java required
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Recent:
Mixed (136 reviews)
Overall:
Mostly Positive (2,719 reviews)
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panteraforlife666
( 0.7 hrs on record )
Posted: May 29
Subnautica is 1000% better than this game
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KirkWS
( 2.2 hrs on record )
Posted: May 29
Beat the game in two hours and saw everything there was to see. It was fun, and for the price I paid ($1), well worth it. However the extreme lack of content prevents any further play. Play a better game though, "sub nautica" or "from the depths". Also base deconstruction is a bit buggy.
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Gamer-Dude159
( 12.6 hrs on record )
Posted: May 29
No content or updates.
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Colossal Rabbit
( 7.8 hrs on record )
Posted: May 28
This game is awsome! When I first started this game, I was scared of the enemies and the hunger, but after I got some resources and know how to play, I started playing more and more, and I'm still playing this! It is really fun.
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Spizy Chicken
( 0.3 hrs on record )
Posted: May 25
Finding Potatoes under the water while listening to Elevator music. Doesn't get any better.
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wacko prophet
( 7.9 hrs on record )
Posted: May 24
minecraft underwater
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MAX Critical
( 6.6 hrs on record )
Posted: May 24
This game is INCOMPLETE! I urge you NOT to buy it, unless it is free!!! Not a single update since release, probably due to autors demise in the abys. Not a bad ideas, nice gameplay but totally unfinished and feels like Alpha version or something.

3/10
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ThatRageGamer
( 4.8 hrs on record )
Posted: May 23
I really wish there was something in between yes and no but well, I will have to say no.
The reason is simply because of price and content, this game cost's the same price as Subnautica and yet it does not have anywhere near as much content to boot.
Subnautica is a game that I highly recommend but far sky isn't. If far sky goes on sale for a cheap price then sure go buy it but if it doesn't, get Subnautica instead.
Also think about this. Subnautica is in early access and far sky is "finished" and yet Subnautica has way more content, just let your brain process that.

EDIT: I found out that the game is actually cheaper than Subnautica now? I guess that's good?
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blweitzel
( 2.1 hrs on record )
Posted: May 22
Not recommending this game. After a short while, gameplay becomes boring. And the devs abandoned the game, don't waste money on this game.
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4SEEN
( 9.7 hrs on record )
Posted: May 22
farsky is a really good game
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Barbie
( 0.7 hrs on record )
Posted: May 22
Very relaxing, and a refreshing change to fast-paced shooters, but you get bored easily and it's annoying to have to go back for 'oxygen' every 2 minutes. Ugh.

5/10, borderline would not recommend.
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Spookydacol
( 4.2 hrs on record )
Posted: May 22
Beat the game in 3 hours.
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Mr.GasMask
( 0.3 hrs on record )
Posted: May 22
This Game is BAD
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Creed_29
( 4.0 hrs on record )
Posted: May 21
Ive had a great experience with Farky. The game itself, doesn't have much replayability and can be completed in an hour if you instantly go on your voyage to find submarine parts.

I tried to play the game as much as I could before completing it so I could enjoy and 'soak' up the parts of it. I honestly can't really see myself going back to play the game again but for what is was, it offered me great fun.

There are a lot of things to improve and the price of $10 is honestly not worth it from the amount of gameplay you get.
If you plan on buying Farsky, I recommend you wait for it to go on sale. It gets down to $2.50 and that's the most I'd pay for this game.
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Alitari
( 2.8 hrs on record )
Posted: May 21
A bare bones underwater survival game with a woefully short single player and a no different sandbox mode.
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Nicolas Cage
( 7.0 hrs on record )
Posted: May 21
bad
refund
no bueno
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Jamin_rules
( 0.9 hrs on record )
Posted: May 21
Much cheaper than subnautica and from what I have seen pretty much the same
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CaptainWinky
( 8.1 hrs on record )
Posted: May 21
♥♥♥♥ shit ♥♥♥♥
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
72 of 83 people (87%) found this review helpful
14 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
1.9 hrs on record
Posted: May 16
dead game. buy subnautica instead.
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25 of 31 people (81%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: May 15
I used to play this game in both the Alpha & Beta stages. It had much potentional; howbeit when the game was Greenlit, everything had been rushed and from what I believed to be.... incompleted. Through out the time things were being added & taken away. Many of the things taken away were very valuable pieces that would've brought this game to life. The bosses, the oil resource, the leveling up, & etc were taken out. I hope Tim Speckler the developer would complete this game just as it rightfully deserves to be completed. As for comparing to Subnautica, well Subnautica had a whole crew whereas Farysky was a one man army deal, plus Farsky came out before Subnautica. Well, that's my two cents.
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22 of 29 people (76%) found this review helpful
15 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
20.0 hrs on record
Posted: May 2
The devloper quit on this game its not worth a buy because it is SHALLOW. haha get it? no but really dont get it. Just get subnautica :)
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19 of 30 people (63%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.9 hrs on record
Posted: May 4
I bought this game years ago, and ever since then nothing new has been added. Subnautica is a lot better, just get that. The devs dropped this game pretty much. Really wish I could refund to get my $10 back that I spent so long ago.
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15 of 23 people (65%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: May 3
A clunky version of Subnautica. Looks great but not worth 9.99
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8 of 12 people (67%) found this review helpful
Recommended
14.5 hrs on record
Posted: May 5
I love this game, It's basic, easy to understand and then easy to complete. Yes the story is relatively if for just go HAM on resource gathereing. Sandbox mode has been my main time playing though. I don't think this deserves sp any bad reviews just because of subnautica being the bigger, more polished game.
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5 of 7 people (71%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.7 hrs on record
Posted: May 22
Very relaxing, and a refreshing change to fast-paced shooters, but you get bored easily and it's annoying to have to go back for 'oxygen' every 2 minutes. Ugh.

5/10, borderline would not recommend.
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5 of 7 people (71%) found this review helpful
5 people found this review funny
Recommended
4.2 hrs on record
Posted: May 22
Beat the game in 3 hours.
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4 of 6 people (67%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
2.1 hrs on record
Posted: May 22
Not recommending this game. After a short while, gameplay becomes boring. And the devs abandoned the game, don't waste money on this game.
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2 of 4 people (50%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: May 19
Its ok, however Subnautica is so much better.
Its a good idea and if it was developed further I may play it again.
Until its furthered in its development I have to not reccomend (sorry devs).
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 90 days
13 of 13 people (100%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
9.4 hrs on record
Posted: April 11
After reading reviews and a note from the developer saying "This game is about 10 hours long", I waited for a price that matched and bought the game.

Although the graphics are simple, I find them really nice to look at. The audio is top notch; the sounds are immersive and give you a lot of situational awareness. The gameplay and controls are fairly obvious, nothing obviously counter intuitive or difficult to understand.

The initial survival mode doesn't take too long to get through. I didn't bother with the second survival mode, but it might be an interesting way to really make the game longer. The sandbox mode isn't a typical sandbox mode, it's more like survival mode without any particular end point. At one point I rode a whale for like 8 minutes just to see where they go. They just go straight pretty much.

When I was reaching the end of my time with Far Sky, I killed a whale to see if I could. While riding it, I shot a great number of spears into its back from my spear gun. When it died, I felt a little bad. I didn't even need the meat. Whales are friends, not food. I also tried to lure a Kraken to the surface. I'm not sure when I lost it, but it followed me pretty high up. So you know, there are some things to do in the end game. I guess.

Really though, given what was said about the game and the price I got it for, it was an enjoyable experience. I can't thumb that down.
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16 of 21 people (76%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
3.2 hrs on record
Posted: April 17
great game. just lacking in content and no intention for devs to add any more. sadly.
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10 of 11 people (91%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
9.6 hrs on record
Posted: April 18
As long as it's on sale for $6 at most, you'd be getting your money's worth. Yes, I would recommend Subnautica over this any day of the week, but that doesn't mean it's a bad game by any means. For what it's worth, I enjoyed every minute however short it may have been. At the very least, it was a good experience for the devs, and I was impressed.
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11 of 14 people (79%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
1.5 hrs on record
Posted: March 10
Although interesting for the first couple of hours, it gets repetitive and boring after a bit. If you want continuously fun gameplay and a game that the developers haven't abandoned, get Subnautica.
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7 of 8 people (88%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
4.6 hrs on record
Posted: March 21
Had a chance to be a big game, however the developer released the game and ran. I actually accidently bought this thinking it was subnautica. It's not. If your interested in this game buy subnautica.
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12 of 18 people (67%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: April 20
I waited a long time to get this game, and I was really rooting for it. Sadly, even the few dollars it cost after the large sale going on right now don't really feel well spent. I'm not going to ask for a refund because I feel that the game accomplishes what it set out to do. However, even with that in mind, it doesn't go far as a really "good" game. There are many issues that apparently have been around since the beginning, making me wonder if they will ever be fixed at all. If you're looking for a great underwater game try out Subnautica instead. This one, sadly, does not seem to be improving.
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5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
4.0 hrs on record
Posted: March 12
The dev's quit on it during early access. Only a few hours untill you have nothing to do. Little to no replay value. Buy Subnautica insted.
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
5.5 hrs on record
Posted: March 24
I have to admit it was good gameplay, but it got very stale after 5 hours. I spent that extra 30 mins trying to find out if there was anything else i could do. The game gave me no wish for replay-ability on the other game modes which are not really different from the original which is survival. If it had not been abandoned, i am sure this game would of been a great hit. If you want a more refined and overall better game type like this, then go check Subnautica, a much better game with 3x the content and only 2x the price :P
Overall i do not recommend this game for its current price of 10 dollars, i personally bought it for 3 dollars because it was on sale, but i do very recommend it on sale, good game to sink a bit of hours into.
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8 of 12 people (67%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
15.9 hrs on record
Posted: April 26
Crappy gameplay, dumb sharks and other lame horrors await you in this virtual world. Subnautica has a better story that isnt even complete. Its about an hour to complete adventure if your not a scardy cat like me. Go buy Subnautica for a completer exspireince and about 345 hours of FUN! FarSky sucks...
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