The Floor is Hot Lava! Run, jump, climb, and surf across nostalgia-packed environments flooded with hot molten lava. Explore alone, or join your friends. But whatever you do, don’t touch the floor.
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August 20

Community Spotlight


Created by one of the top Hot Lava speedrunners "RUMME". This map is both fun for new players and pros alike. It's packed with shortcuts and liberal boosting opportunities for seasoned pros. You might just find yourself turning into a speedrunner after playing this map.

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August 16

Update #10 - Hot Potato

Detailed Patch Notes
  • Hot Potato
  • Pass it on. Pass it on
  • New UI visualization for boosting
  • Step up on crouch now works
  • Step up works better from a stand still
  • Crouching in air now correctly prevents grounding in the raised volume
  • Cleanup raycast now prevents 'pops' when grounded on a concave object (e.g. crouching through the vents)
  • The player no longer preemptively crouches in the air when their head is touching the ceiling
  • Experimental shader variant loading, should drastically improve initial load times
  • Added missing dissolve trigger in the school levels toxic patch
  • Fixed kill volumes in wind tunnels killing players through walls in school
  • No longer play collision impact UI from grounding collisions
  • More Buddy sfx and refinements
  • Fix for School and Pogo Intro cutscene audio out of sync
  • Fix Buddy getting coloured by stickers
  • Fix ghost knocking Buddy into lava
  • Fix invisible Buddy in your hand after spectate or replay.
  • Exploit fix: Buddy now appears at the last checkpoint instead of in your hands after Replay or Spectate
  • Fix Buddy lost when thrown through overworld portals
  • Fix rare news download error
  • Fix throw reticle when holding item, now only shows when throwing or placing
  • Fix items thrown too far to the right of the reticle
  • Fix over sensitive gamepad at high framerate when vsync is disabled
  • Fix no sticker award when completing chase the doggo
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Open Beta

BETA NOTE: This game is not complete and is still under development. If you are not excited to play this game in its current state, then you should wait to see how the game progresses further in development.

About This Game

The Floor is Hot Lava!

Hot Lava transports you back to your childhood imagination. Relive those moments of excitement, joy, and chaos. Run, jump, climb, and surf in first person across nostalgia-packed environments flooded with hot molten lava. Explore alone, or join your friends. This is a game of dexterity and ingenuity, you will have to use all your skills to complete the treacherous obstacles that await.

But whatever you do… Don’t Touch The Floor

Open Beta

Get into the action before Hot Lava enters early access. Help shape the direction of the game and be the first to play. Only a subset of the games final content is currently available and additional content will be released over time.


  • Together: Conquer challenging worlds with up to eight your friends with drop in-drop out multiplayer.
  • Traverse: Run, jump, climb, swing, boost, and surf in first person across lava filled worlds. Mastering execution will take dedication and skill.
  • Explore: Detailed environments jam packed with childhood nostalgia.
  • Compete: To find the fastest route using shortcuts and expert execution on the friends leaderboard.
  • Avoid: lava, toxic waste, bottomless pits, and crushers. Danger is around every corner.
  • Create: Hot Lava comes with a level construction kit for Unity. Share your creations on the Steam Workshop.

System Requirements

    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 10 GB available space
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 15 GB available space

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