Become a gold miner. Work hard, dig deep, explore the world, and you’ll become the wealthiest person in Alaska. Use a variety of specialist machines to find as much gold as you can.
Recent Reviews:
Mostly Positive (177) - 78% of the 177 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
All Reviews:
Mixed (4,165) - 63% of the 4,165 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Oct 13, 2017

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December 19

Open Beta Update

Hello Beta Testers!
We have a new thing for you to check out: from now on the River dries out and freezes depending on the temperature. More details in the changelog below.

  • Mobile Washplant's Performance increased.
  • The River is now affected by Summer and Winter conditions. It dries out when the temperature is higher than 25 Celsius degrees and freezes when the temperature is lower than -2 Celsius degrees (the effect is not immediate).
  • Fixed Water Tower's UI bug.
  • Fixed Water Tower's incorrect repair price (EDIT: it's 25,000$ now).
  • Fixed Mobile Water Tank's image in the Online Shop.
  • Updated game's Credits.

Known issues:
  • The Water Tank in town is operating without the interface at the moment. You simply need to connect your Mobile Water Tank to begin supplying it with water. In the future, it will work similarly to the Gas Station.

Take care!

ps Dear Steam Community - as a result of your suggestions, we have also improved MWP's performance :)
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December 18

Open Beta Update

Hello Beta Testers!
We have updated the Open Beta Branch. We're as always grateful for your suggestions and reports :)

• Big Water Pump can now move water from the River.
• Added two hose inputs (medium and large) to the Water Tower, so it can be additionally supplied with water from the River.
• Water Tower no longer needs the Water Pump to work. It has its own pressure.
• Added Water Tower with infinite water in Town.
• Players now need to rebuild Water Towers located on claims, before using it for the first time.
• Added possibility to get a different pickup truck from Santa if Player was nice for the entire year.
• Corrected Mobile Water Tank image in the Shop.
• Changed one of Tutorial's quest tasks: Players are now required to collect 120k$ instead of 400k$
• Fixed bug with Mobile Water Tank icons blinking when the pressure system is turned off.
• Fixed bug with a disconnected hose after loading the game.
• Turned off the sound from Water Tower.
• Minor localization changes.

Mobile Water Tank
- Can supply T3.
- Reduced water produce.
- Reduced T2 consumption.
Big Water Pump
- Can supply T4.
- Reduced water produce.
- Increased filling speed.
Water Tower
- Can supply T5.
- Inherits previous values of Big Water Pump

Known issues:
• The real cost of fixing the Water Tower is 100,000$, while it says is only 25,000$.
• When Player tries to pay 25,000$, there will be a bug with two Overlapping texts.
• The bug can be fixed, by paying 100,000$ for repairing the Tower.

To discuss topics related to Open Beta Update 1.5.1, please create a thread in Open Beta 1.5.1 forums:

Now let's get digging!
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Just Updated

Anniversary Update is LIVE!

Check out the new free features:
  • Four Seasons Cycle
  • Achievements
  • Reversed Tutorial
  • Difficulty Modes
  • and more!

    Click here
    for the full list of changes.

Just Updated

Halloween Time-Limited Event is LIVE!

Play on your own responsibility:
  • Scary Vehicle Skins
  • Spooky Decorations

Click here
for the full list of changes.

Just Updated

Update 1.4.4 is LIVE!

Check out the new free features:
  • Collectible Stories
  • Fast Travel
  • New Vehicle Paint Jobs
  • More Repairs
  • Redesign of Existing Systems

Click here
for the full list of changes.

Just Updated

Update 1.4.3 - Repairs Part 2 and 'Re-worked' Workers are LIVE!

Optimization upgrade, new features, and improvement to the existing system.

  • Keep an eye on your Washplant, as from now on, it can break when least expected.
  • Create a team of workers specializing in Vehicles or Washplant and benefit from a special boost!
  • Experience an optimization upgrade as a result of switching to Unity 2018.1.

Check full changelog here.

Just Updated

Update 1.4.2 - Tutorial and Hard Mode are LIVE!

Brand-new features for new and experienced players!

Start your gold mining operation in no time with a simple tutorial.
Once you're experienced enough, put your skills to the test and face the serious difficulties of gold mining with Hard Mode.

Check Hard Mode's features and full changelog here.

Just Updated

Update 1.4 - Repairs Part 1 are LIVE!

New tools, breakable parts, and a whole new system of machine repairs.

Experience brand new game-changing system as from now on your machines can break when least expected.
Purchase spare parts and take advantage of new tools in your quest to strike it rich!

Check out the list of new tools and breakable parts here.

Just Updated

Update 1.3 is LIVE!

New free content, bug fixes, and significant performance upgrade!

Hello Prospectors,
We proudly present the 1.3 Update, which includes:
  • New equipment.
  • New features.
  • New lacquers.
  • Performance upgrade.
  • Bug fixes.

See the full changelog:

New Equipment
Gold Nuggetator - save precious time by washing multiple miner's mosses (big and small) at once.

New Water Pumps - we introduce new pumps, adapted to the changing needs of the gold mining operation. Depending on the scale of your activities, choose from Big Water Pump, Big Electric Water Pump, or the top class Big Electric Water Pump.

New features
Online stores - with Online Equipment Store and Online Machines Store available on your laptop, you can make your life easier and spend more time digging gold instead of shopping.

Rotating objects - not only for perfectionists. Additional precision will allow you to create your perfect setup.

Claim reset - now that you've gained experience, you can start fresh and use your know-how to run your gold mining operation more effectively.
Important! Machines from the claim will go back to the Shop, but Equipment will be lost.

And more - Excavator's mouse digging mode, Notification's tab on the laptop, Season 1 trophy, and other are waiting for you in Gold Rush: The Game. Go check it now!

New Lacquers
Tired of your ordinary vehicle lacquers? Want to express your uniqueness and extravagance?
Try brand new custom lacquers. Who said gold mining can't be fashionable!
Available variants:
  • Camo
  • Leopard
  • Pink
  • Golden

Performance upgrade
Confirmed by players, new fixes significantly improve frames per second rate. For more details, see the changelog or simply test it by yourself!

Bug fixes
With your help, before and during the open beta update, we were able to find and fix multiple bugs. For the full list, check the changelog.

Just Updated

Open Beta Update 1.3 is here!

Gold Nuggetator, New Water Pumps, Vehicles Skins, Claims Reset - that's just the most important features.
Check our changelog here.
More info about how to join to the beta:

New DLC Available

Frankenstein Machinery has arrived!

Mobile Conveyor and new Washplant parts are available to buy as a DLC.
Visit our steam page to buy that DLC and add it to your Steam Account!
See you on the claim!

Just Updated

It's time for Season 2.

Fresh start for everyone with new and upgraded features.
  • Use De-Rocker to take your screening performance to the next level.
  • Stop digging blindly! Use Drilling Machine and find the biggest gold deposits on your parcel.
  • There is new claim available. Explore it to find more gold then ever before. See you at Nighthawk Parcel.
  • Don't limit yourself to one machine. Right now you can use multiple dumptrucks or any other machine.
  • and more!

About This Game

Make your gold mining dream come true! Start with nothing but few spare bucks and work your way up to becoming the millionaire. Gold Rush: The Game is a gold mining simulator based on smash-hit TV Series from Discovery Channel. Let's get digging!

Sit behind the wheel of multiple vehicles such as excavator, drill, front-end loader, bulldozer, and others. The whole gold mining operation depends on your steering skills!

Experience the challenging life of a chief mechanic. Various parts of machines can break when least expected and cost you big time.

Keep improving your gold mining business. Start with a simple bucket and a hog pan, lease your first claim, and upgrade it to next tiers, as you begin to dig gold.

Admire highly detailed vehicles and gold mining machines. Purchase new and more efficient wash plant parts to increase your earnings.

We created a big, detailed world with four unique gold mining claims. On each, you will find a fully deformable terrain. Each fragment of our world has its own background story you can discover in your spare time.

Check out another great game which is being developed in cooperation with Discovery Channel:

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 7 (64-bit) or Newer
    • Processor: Intel Core i5
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVidia GeForce GTX 760
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 17 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX compatible
    • OS: Windows 7 (64-bit) or Newer
    • Processor: Intel Core i7
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVidia GeForce GTX 970
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 17 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX compatible

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