Commercial fishing on the Barents Sea! Take the helm of your very own fishing boat in Fishing: Barents Sea and explore the vastness of the Barents Sea in search for the best fishing zones. Start out small and earn officially licensed Scanmar Equipment and the officially licensed Hermes trawler.
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Feb 7, 2018
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April 19

Patch Notes v1.0.19.1 - Hotfix [Official]

Sorry everyone, we experienced some issues with option causing the game to freeze. Here is a hotfix that will fix that + a few other things.
  • Adjusted fog, should not get inside ship
  • Fixed issue with option menu causing game to freeze
  • Fixed issue with interactable searchlight
Thank you all for great support and feedback!
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April 18

Update Version 1.0.19 [Official]


Hey everyone, update v1.0.19 is up.

In this patch we fixed alot of issues you reported back to us, we also added a new low quality water shader that should solve those problems with no water.

Hungarian language is also added. We're sorry for the confusion about Portugese translation, it is Brazillian Portugese. All languages are also updated.

The new patch for Fishing: Barents Sea is released on Steam for download right now.

Changelog:
  • Added low quality water shader (Should fix issue with no water)
  • Added port crew verification on load game
  • Added more soundeffects (Buoy drop, rain, snowfall, water)
  • Added maximum to number of fish displayed on sonar
  • Added head mesh for shadow in 1st person
  • Added Hungarian language
  • Adjusted top speed and dynamics on Lunar Bow
  • Adjusted coefficiency on Børge and Sjarken (Should behave better with higher speed)
  • Adjusted center of mass on Follabuen (Should drive straight)
  • Adjusted nighttime, made it more darker
  • Adjusted sonar to use correct multiple in imperial
  • Adjusted wave height considered at end of fast travel. Should reduce bounce
  • Adjusted lights on all boats, should improve performance
  • Fixed black regions in ocean
  • Fixed issues where player get stuck after gutting
  • Fixed issues with flying trawl doors on Lunar Bow
  • Fixed issues with mini hitches
  • Fixed issue with not pausing game when in menu
  • Fixed issue with trawlbag not connected on Lunar Bow
  • Fixed issue with overflow in bank loan calculation
  • Fixed crash when loading from open water
  • Fixed loading save game issue in open water that would destroy half of the habitats
  • Fixed numbers of issues with Scanmar system
  • Improved self-shadow quality on boat
  • Improved car spawn performance and movement
  • Improved performance of water reflection
  • Optimized and updated weather system
  • Performance optimization for planar reflections
  • Prevented autosave to happen when first loading a save game
  • Re-created distance light system
  • Updated ambient sound in Akkarfjord, Forsøl and Snefjord
  • Updated line timing message
  • Updated all languages
  • Updated trawling tutorial
We'll now switch our focus on working on version 1.1, that will be a huge update! We hope to have it ready in June, before Steam's summersale. More details will be announced in May :)
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About This Game

Take the helm of your very own fishing boat in Fishing: Barents Sea and explore the vastness of the Norwegian sea in search for the best fishing zones. Start with the little boat inherited from your grandfather, catch fish and earn money for upgrades as well as bigger and better boats. Enjoy the beautiful Barents Sea and make your fishing industry dreams come true.

Learn how to catch different kinds of fish with various fishing equipment on several different boats. Every method is easy to learn, but hard to master – time to show what you are made of!

Use officially licensed Scanmar equipment like door sensors and the TrawlEye to have complete control over your trawl. Upgrade it to make sure you get the biggest catch! But be sure to stay under your yearly fishing quotas, every step and every fishing run needs to be planned. 20 years of weather data recreate a realistic environment for the schools of fish in the Barents Sea, which move according to season and water temperature. It's up to you to keep track of everything.

Visit the harbor pub to hire crew members or accept missions. At the port you are also able to repair or upgrade your ships, get a loan from the bank or buy supplies and bait at the shop.

Freely explore an open world environment which recreates the stunning landscapes of northern Norway. Look for the best fishing zones with the help of your sonar, radar and GPS and catch yourself the biggest profit.

Features:

  • Unreal™ 4 Engine for a beautiful open world environment
  • A huge map based on real landscapes in Norway
  • Dynamic day, night and moon cycles
  • Seasonal time effects and shifting weather
  • Six playable ships
  • Semi-realistic fishing methods - easy to learn, hard to master
  • Advanced fish AI that influences your prey’s behavior
  • Includes licensed Catch Control Systems by Scanmar and officially licensed Hermes trawler

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows Vista/7/8/10 64-bit
    • Processor: 3 GHz Dual Core
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX 11 compatible graphics card with 1 GB VRAM (Nvidia Geforce GTX 750 or better or comparable AMD card)
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 10 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10 64-bit
    • Processor: Quad-Core Processor with 3 GHz or better recommended
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX 11 compatible graphics card with 3 GB+ RAM (Nvidia Geforce GTX 1060 or better or comparable AMD card)
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 10 GB available space
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