Salt is an open world island exploration game about discovery and loot! Build a ship and set sail with friends or alone across an infinite world filled with pirates, epic and legendary loot, quests, merchants, mysterious ruins, and other secrets to discover!
Recent Reviews:
Mixed (51) - 60% of the 51 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
All Reviews:
Very Positive (1,133) - 83% of the 1,133 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Feb 6, 2018

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February 19

Hotfix Update

Hey everyone!

We recently pushed some bug fixes and changes since release. If you find anymore bugs or issues, please let us know so we can fix those as soon as possible!

  • Fixed a bug where some fish were not able to be caught.
  • Fixed name of lighting rod arrow recipe
  • Fixed sea turtle shells showing up in the bait tab (if you have it unlocked)
  • Fixed some typos with sea chef and his sold items.
  • Fixed the name on the buff given by the fruit bowl item.
  • Fixed too many hermington's brew dropping.
  • Belt of the lost hunter's effect now has a name.
  • Assassin's cloak can no longer apply its effects multiple times.
  • Fixed description on the network update frequency setting.
  • The spyglass now has a set zoom amount regardless of your current FOV settings.
  • Hiding HUD now hides the keyboard quick bar.
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February 6

Salt is Officially Released!

Hey everyone!

Today we have released Salt out of early access! Again we want to thank everyone for your support and feedback throughout the early access process. We will still be supporting the game with bug fixes, balance changes, and other changes.

We have also recently pushed some new updates live. You can read the patch notes below for that update.

Again, thanks to everyone for your support and we hope you have a fun adventure in Salt!

Patch Notes - Update 2.0.0b17

- You can now scroll the map with WASD.
- The equipment set UI is no longer visible when trading.
- Dragged icons now render in front of the hot-bar when it is set to always show.
- increased transparency of collection particles.
- The chat window now fades out after a time of not receiving messages.
- Deer can no longer bump into other deer.
- Updated description on the guardian core.
- Moved the arrow count UI so that it doesn't overlap with the multiplayer icon.
- Changed offhand bobbing animation.
- You can now use any red lure in the crafting recipe for the pink lure.
- Removed collider in the hole in the back of ships with the maiden model so you can shoot cannons through them.
- Added craft-able compass stand.
- Added craft-able healing arrows for use in multiplayer.
- Added a collider to The Blacksmith's forge.
- Added an icon in item descriptions to indicate if the item has an associated visual when equipped.
- Added an option to turn off help notifications.
- Added editable macros that you can create to quickly say things in chat, as well as some default macros to do social gestures.
- Added an option to change your skin color in the avatar view.
- Added ability to change the sort behavior (page vs whole inventory) in the sort UI itself.
- Added option to reverse sorting order.
- Added help entry for equipment sets.
- Added music for Grent.
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“It’s a properly lovely game to play. Calm, gentle and yet still letting you hit plate-faced pirates with an axe.”
Rock Paper Shotgun

“The true beauty of the art and environment lends itself to the feeling of freedom Salt offers.”
Power Up Gaming

“It’s hard to ignore how beautiful the world of Salt is, and the act of sailing around on your own is strangely peaceful.”
Indie Obscura

About This Game

Immerse yourself in an ocean adventure and set sail across an infinite world exploring uncharted islands, discovering mysterious places, hunting down pirates and bosses, going on epic quests, upgrading your ships, hunting and fishing for food, and looting hundreds of rare items throughout your adventure!

Key Features

  • Complete the main quest or one of over 50 side quests filled with bosses and secrets to earn rare loot and uncover lore.
  • RPG-style loot system with item rarities and hundreds of weapons, armor, resources, and mysterious items.
  • Go on adventures with your friends, sail the seas, and trade rare items you discover throughout the world.
  • Explore the sea and countless islands, discovering ancient ruins, cultists, merchants, and more.
  • Discover huge ships and decorate them to make them your home at sea.
  • The world is procedurally generated and limitless. Set sail on the ocean and explore an infinite amount of islands.
  • Use the in-game map to chart the islands you come across and make note of rare loot or places you discover.
  • Fight pirates, bosses, and other enemies using a wide array of weapons.
  • Hunt wildlife and fish the open seas for food and other resources.

About Lavaboots Studios

Lavaboots Studios is a small indie game company of three members that is founded based on a purpose rather than a product. Have you ever played a game that gave you a feeling? If you have, then you know exactly what we are talking about. It's something that sticks with you for the rest of your life. It is our mission to create worlds that inspire adventure and forge an unforgettable journey.

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows XP or later
    • Processor: 2.0Ghz Dual Core CPU
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 512MB video card with shader model 2.0
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 700 MB available space
    • OS: Windows XP or later
    • Processor: 3.0Ghz Dual Core CPU
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 1024MB video card with shader model 3.0
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
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