Salt 2 is an open world pirate game focused on exploration, survival, and crafting. Set sail across an infinite procedural world with just you and your ship. Explore islands filled with quests, caves, towns, pirates, and secrets. Level up skills, craft, hunt, fish, loot, and decorate your ship.
Recent Reviews:
Mostly Positive (29) - 79% of the 29 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
All Reviews:
Very Positive (950) - 86% of the 950 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Sep 20, 2022

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“We believe that we can make better games by working with the community early on in the development process. We are a small team and Salt 2 is a massive world. Early Access allows you to give us feedback and help us guide the game in the direction you want to see. With consistent updates during Early Access we can work directly with the community and be more transparent and collaborative throughout the development of the game.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“We plan on being in Early Access for at least a year. This could change depending on community feedback and what content ultimately makes it into the game.”

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

“Our focus for the full launch of the game is to include cooperative multiplayer and an expansion of most of the game's content. Leading up to the official launch we will work on adding more enemy variety, more island types, more ships, a main story quest, new points of interest, and weather.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“We're launching in Early Access with most of the core gameplay features included. This means you can explore islands, fight enemies, get loot, go on quests, craft items, decorate your ship, and level up skills for your character. At Early Access launch we'll be including hundreds of points of interest, lore books, and a lot of items to loot and earn throughout your playthrough.”

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

“We don't currently have any concrete plans to change the pricing model from Early Access to full launch, but this could always change. We will keep you updated and make sure to let the community know immediately if we plan on increasing the price for the full release.”

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

“We have a few different avenues we use to communicate and get player feedback. We have an active discord, social media, a development blog, and the Steam discussion forums which we frequent. We will look at these often and interact with you during the development process, getting your feedback on current content, upcoming content, and as a way to monitor bugs and issues that might be pop up during your playthrough.”
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About This Game

Salt 2 is an open world pirate game with a focus on exploration, crafting, and survival. You wake up stranded on an island and must find resources to build your first raft and head out to sea. Set sail in any direction you want and explore islands filled with caves, ruins, pirate camps, and other mysterious places. Follow the main quest to uncover the secrets of the world, join guilds and rank up, or forge your own path. Craft powerful weapons and armor, hunt and fish for survival, level up your character unlocking unique skill trees and talents for your gear, and decorate your ship, making it your home at sea.

What Makes Salt Unique?

You might be wondering what makes Salt different than other pirate games. For one, we've put our focus on the single player exploration experience. You don't need friends to help you manage your boat or have to worry about being attacked by other players at sea. This isn't a game with naval combat, but instead is focused on PVE content such as exploring islands at your own pace, going on quests, crafting epic loot, survival and RPG elements, and discovering interesting places. A huge focus has been put on making your ship your home base at sea. We've added over 100 different ship decorations you can place anywhere on your ship. We've also made the world procedurally generated so you can explore in any direction for as long as you want.

Explore an Infinite World

Start in the middle of an infinite ocean, pick a direction, and set sail across a procedurally generated world. Navigate the seas with a compass and sextant, using map coordinates as your guide to new locations. Discover uncharted islands with ruins, pirate camps, seaports, and over 170 unique dungeons all filled with loot and lore. Even though the islands are procedural, our points of interests are hand crafted with unique secrets, puzzles, and design.

Decorate Your Ship

Your ship is your home at sea. While exploring the world you will find all kinds of items to craft and decorate your ship making it unique to you. You can place items virtually anywhere on your ship and customize it as you see fit. And you won’t need other people to help manage your ship. It’s just you, the sea, and the endless horizon.

Fish and Hunt to Survive

You’ll need food to survive. Grab a fishing pole and toss a lure overboard to catch some fish or grab your bow and head into the woods to hunt some wildlife. Once you've got your ingredients, it's time to start cooking. With over 50 different meal recipes to discover, you'll constantly be on the lookout for a new recipe that will not only keep you alive, but give you passive benefits as well.

A World You Can Live In

We wanted to a create world that you could not only get lost in, but live in. You set the pace of your adventure and decide what you want to do. Maybe you’re in the mood to go on epic quests and hunt down a world boss, or maybe you just want to relax on the shore and catch some fish. The choice is yours.

Fight Legendary Enemies

The islands are full of dangerous enemies. Fight legendary pirates, skeletons, bosses, and dangerous wildlife in your hunt for adventure.

Craft and Upgrade

As you explore the world you will discover tons of resources that can be used to craft new items, armor, weapons, and decorations for your ship.

Level Up

Character progression is an important aspect of Salt 2. Level up your character and skills unlocking new world tiers, crafting recipes, and other upgrades. With each new world tier comes more difficult enemies and rare loot.

Delve Into Dungeons

We've taken a lot of inspiration from games like Diablo and Skyrim when designing our dungeons. While exploring the world you'll discover caves, crypts, ruins, temples, and other dungeons full of secrets, enemies, puzzles, and unique loot.

Loot Epic Gear

Salt 2 features an RPG style loot system with different rarities of armor and weapons, and interesting stats to tailor to the play style you want. Each piece of gear also has randomized talents. So whether you are crafting a high level item, or hunting down a pirate captain for an epic sword, you'll always be searching for that new rare item with the perfect roll.

Go on Quests

Dock your ship at a sea port and pick up quests and commissions from guilds, the townsfolk, and merchants.

About Lavaboots Studios

We're a two man development team at Lavaboots and our goal is to make fun and exciting games that inspire adventure. We grew up loving games that dropped you in a big world and let you explore and discover things on your own. Our goal is to recreate that feeling and create worlds that give you the freedom to create your own path and lose yourself in the adventure.

System Requirements

    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS *: Windows 8 or later
    • Processor: 2.5 Ghz Quad Core or Similar
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GTX 660 or Later With Shader Model 5.0
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10 or later
    • Processor: i5 3 Ghz
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GTX 1060 or Later
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
* Starting January 1st, 2024, the Steam Client will only support Windows 10 and later versions.

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