Protect the environment, and save it from harm! Give commands to the animals, observe their rituals and help them survive. Face different disasters, react to human presence and help the animal kingdom flourish in this unique, environmental experience!
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Mixed (235) - 47% of the 235 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Jul 22, 2021

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“Early Access gives our players a chance to polish the game to the expected quality, as well as it gives us an opportunity to add more content (animals, biomes, etc.). We want to learn how you play the game and use that to make it a better experience for everyone.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“We estimate that it will take about 1 year to collect feedback, prepare all the features and contents we want to be in the final version of the game.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“We plan at least:
  • a polished Gameplay;
  • more campaigns and quests;
  • more animals;
  • a variety of new activities.

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“Currently, the game offers a short tutorial, free play mode, and three campaign missions, each portraying a story of a different species. While taking care of animals living in the European forest, a player needs to deal with potentially harmful events like the arrival of poachers or illegal dumping sight. You can find more information on this matter in the "About this game" section.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“Price will be increased at the end of the Early Access.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“We run internal and external surveys asking the players what features they want to be implemented next.”
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About This Game

Dive Into the World of Wildlife

Dive deep into the forests filled with birds singing, fascinating animals, and various challenges. Natural Instincts is a relaxing experience that gives you an insight into the wildlife of European forests. Learn about the different species and protect them and their environment. Keep the dangers away from the animals and help them breed so their packs, colonies, and families can grow. Be careful though as the balance in the environment is very fragile.

Help Natural Selection

Each animal is born with a set of traits, some of which are inheritable. Choose carefully which animals to breed, to create stronger and stronger generations. Remember to keep the balance between prey and predators; otherwise one of the group may struggle to survive.

Explore Unique Campaigns

The game features several campaigns, each of which tells about a different species of European forest animals. Get to know the lives and struggles of wolves, rabbits, or even wild boars with these short yet complex stories. Do unique quests, learn about the animals’ habits, and enjoy watching them grow in safety thanks to your actions.

Watch their rituals

Each animal species has its own unique habits. In Natural Instincts, you can observe how wolves, deer, and other species of European animals behave in their natural environment. Now, you can discover all their secrets! Did you know that fawns are born scentless so that they are less likely to be found by predators?

Show them how to survive

Lead the animals and show them how to avoid harm! Direct them away from the streets or trash, which may be very dangerous to wildlife. Help them avoid poachers, and save them from dangerous situations. The animals will learn based on your actions - command them wisely as the balance in the ecosystem is fragile. Do not let them go extinct!

They need your help

During gameplay, you will face a number of events and challenges. Encounters with poachers and wild dumps will get in your way to protect the environment, but you can always count on volunteers to help you clean the trash or feed the animals!

You can lead the animals to extermination or bring balance and multiply their population. It all depends on you!


System Requirements

    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Core i3-9300 or AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 960 or Radeon R9 380, Shader version 4.0, 4GB+ VRAM
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 10 GB available space
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Core i5-8600K or AMD Ryzen 9 3900X
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 1080, Shader version 4.0, 4GB+ VRAM
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 10 GB available space

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