The only aim in Rust is to survive. To do this you will need to overcome struggles such as hunger, thirst and cold. Build a fire. Build a shelter. Kill animals for meat. Protect yourself from other players, and kill them for meat. Create alliances with other players and form a town. Do whatever it takes to survive.
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June 6

Giddy Up!



Horseback riding, Balance changes, a New UI and more!


  • Upgraded to Unity 2019.1.4f1
  • Enabled incremental GC and integrated it with the custom GC logic
  • Server Browser shows wipe times
  • Can order server list by wipe time
  • Added in game item store
  • Show when friends are on servers
  • Main menu has background videos
  • Sleeping bag list now scrolls
  • Players automatically climb over small steps
  • Added Horseback Riding 1.0
  • Fixed skin unloading texture and material corruption issues
  • Fixed light from the outside bleeding into building reflection probes at doorways
  • Fixed projectile LOS exploit that was abusing the player bounds forgiveness
  • Fixed server side player fall through floor exploit
  • Fixed IK on world space particle systems (flame thrower)
  • Fixed not all servers getting listed
  • Fixed crafting queue UI not getting reset after reconnect
  • Fixed renderinfo command
  • Fixed players parenting on the outside of Hot air balloon
  • Fixed players falling out of the falling out of Hot air balloon
  • Fixed a bunch of item typos
  • Fixed projectiles being rejected when shot through Oilrig stairs
  • Fixed players clipping through Oilrig dock
  • Fixed SetDestination errors
  • Fixed Launch site office building spawning too many barrels
  • Fixed Watchtowers being placed under the terrain
  • Fixed Rustige Egg base protection
  • Fixed Water Junkpiles despawning with players nearby
  • Fixed Muzzle flashes animating at low FPS in the distance
  • Fixed Scope jittering all over the place when on a vehicle or the cargo ship
  • Fixed viewmodels lagging behind when on a vehicle or the cargo ship
  • Fixed not being able to pick up Water Barrel
  • Fixed animals not playing dynamic footsteps based on their surface type
  • Optimized skin unloading
  • Enabled skin unloading on low end hardware by default again
  • UI loads faster
  • Fixed animations sometimes not being disabled
  • Optimized occlusion texture memory usage
  • Optimized input button updates
  • Optimized chat UI
  • Optimized physics timing values
  • Optimized child entity networking when parented to entities with global broadcast (cargo ship)
  • Optimized server browser
  • Optimized font memory usage
  • Added more localization
  • Shader usage optimizations
  • Improved CJK font rendering
  • Added invisible_collider, prevent_movment_volume and gas station prefabs for map makers
  • Hapis Island map optimizations
  • Weapon VFX optimizations
  • Weapon visual improvements
  • Scope no longer scales with UI Scale
  • Water jug spawns with less water
  • Puzzle reset bugs fixed (can no longer camp and wait for a respawn)
  • Nerfed oil rig loot
  • Flashlights cast additional light in first person illuminating an area beyond just the light cone
  • Lowered all research costs
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May 2

The Smol Update



A smaller than usual 2-week update including a new Hunting Bow Model, Map changes, various bugfixes and more monument lighting changes

  • Added granular skin loading (greatly reduces skin memory usage)
  • Added skin unloading (itemskinunload convar, enabled by default with less than 10GB of RAM)
  • Map uses less memory and can be zoomed out much farther
  • New Hunting Bow model
  • Fixed riot hat skin preview (workshop)
  • Fixed metal / spec material issues (workshop)
  • Fixed cave lift parenting trigger exploit
  • Fixed projectile line of sight exploit
  • Fixed several graphics issues with the Linux client
  • Fixed players exploiting inside large furnace
  • Fixed LR300 condition being too low
  • Fixed 40mm smoke grenade climb exploit
  • Fixed Oil Rig keycard doors being permanently locked
  • Optimized UI background blur shader by removing unused grab pass
  • Optimized GC allocs from client entities that are waiting for their parent
  • Bandit Town lighting overhauled
  • Cave Large Sewers lighting overhauled
  • Puzzle fuse boxes now run high voltage, and as such look more dangerous
  • Reduced external wall and gate crafting time
  • M39 has much more manageable recoil
  • Faster right click quick looting
  • Bone arrows are less expensive
  • Bone arrows move faster
  • Bone arrows have a larger 'radius'
  • HV arrows cost metal fragments instead of stone
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Reviews

“Rust is one of the cruelest games on Steam, and that's what makes it so compelling.”
PC Gamer

“Usually, people will just kill you on sight, but not always.”
Rock Paper Shotgun

About This Game

The only aim in Rust is to survive.

To do this you will need to overcome struggles such as hunger, thirst and cold. Build a fire. Build a shelter. Kill animals for meat. Protect yourself from other players, and kill them for meat. Create alliances with other players and form a town.

Do whatever it takes to survive.

Mature Content Description

The developers describe the content like this:

This Game may contain content not appropriate for all ages, or may not be appropriate for viewing at work: Nudity or Sexual Content, Frequent Violence or Gore, General Mature Content

System Requirements

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Mac OS X
    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 7 64bit
    • Processor: Intel Core i7-3770 / AMD FX-9590 or better
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GTX 670 2GB / AMD R9 280 better
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 20 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: SSD is highly recommended or expect longer than average load times.
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10 64bit
    • Processor: Intel Core i7-4690K / AMD Ryzen 5 1600
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GTX 980 / AMD R9 Fury
    • DirectX: Version 12
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 20 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: SSD is highly recommended.
    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: OS X Lion 10.7
    • Processor: Intel Core i7-3770 / AMD FX-9590 or better
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GTX 670 2GB / AMD R9 280 better
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 20 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: OS X El Capitan 10.11
    • Processor: Intel Core i7-4690K / AMD Ryzen 5 1600
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GTX 980 / AMD R9 Fury
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 20 GB available space

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