Commercial fishing on the Barents Sea! Take the helm of your very own fishing boat in Fishing: Barents Sea and explore the vastness of the Barents Sea in search for the best fishing zones. Start out small and earn officially licensed Scanmar Equipment and the officially licensed Hermes trawler.
Recent Reviews:
Mixed (25) - 64% of the 25 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
All Reviews:
Mostly Positive (649) - 71% of the 649 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Feb 7, 2018
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June 20

Update Version 1.1.1 [Official]

Hey everyone, here is update v1.1.1.

Sorry, that we missed out some things in our v1.1 update. Here is an update that should fix many of those issues.

The new patch for Fishing: Barents Sea is released on Steam for download right now.

Updates, improvements and bug fixes
  • Adjusted fish catch ratio
  • Added new filth red shader on Hermes
  • Fixed issue with AI boats sometimes stops
  • Fixed mission marker for cruiseship mission
  • Fixed Red Sonar screen on trawling
  • Fixed Searchlight on Vibeke Cathrin
  • Fixed invisible wall on deck on Vibeke Cathrin
  • Fixed loss of fish when cancelling “catch fish”-style missions
  • Fixed issues with crew positions on Follabuen
  • Fixed engine sound on Follabuen
  • Fixed crew positions on Vibeke Cathrin and Lunar Bow
  • Improved crew average fishing performance
  • Other small bug fixes and optimizations

Enjoy :)
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June 18

Version 1.1 [Official]

Finally, our version 1.1 is now available.

We hope you will enjoy our new update, where we rewamped most of our game.

Version 1.1 trailer:
https://youtu.be/x36EzgJX9WU
New features:
  • Captains chair, which is rotatable and adjustable
  • Interior in Sjarken
  • Model of Follabuen
  • Models with interior of Vibeke Cathrin, Lunar Bow and Hermes
  • Inventory system for protagonist (Knifes, hooks and binoculars can be bought at ports)
  • Binoculars available on right mouse button
  • Fish quota for all ships are now upgradable in port
  • Follabuen is now available to buy for fishing with lines
  • Fog horn available from 1P
  • Storage meter available from 1P
  • Set gear and gutting available from 1P
  • AI system, boats and fishing boats move around
  • Fog system for weather
  • Gutting mechanic (Press and hold left mouse button, drag knife along marked line on fish)
Updates, improvements and bugfixes
  • Updated pelagic and bottom trawling
  • Doors on pelagic needs to be 50m+ to catch fish
  • Doors on bottom needs to be 150m+ to catch fish
  • Updated trawling tutorial
  • Updated wiki
  • Reworked fish habitat detection system
  • Added more sound effects and ambient soundscapes
  • Tweaked boat controls, should behave more realistic in ocean
+ Tons of other bug fixes, improvements and optimizations
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Reviews

“I love this commercial fishing simulator.”
PC Gamer

“I can’t stop playing.”
Rock Paper Shotgun

About This Game

Take the helm of your very own fishing boat in Fishing: Barents Sea and explore the vastness of the Norwegian sea in search for the best fishing zones. Start with the little boat inherited from your grandfather, catch fish and earn money for upgrades as well as bigger and better boats. Enjoy the beautiful Barents Sea and make your fishing industry dreams come true.

Learn how to catch different kinds of fish with various fishing equipment on several different boats. Every method is easy to learn, but hard to master – time to show what you are made of!

Use officially licensed Scanmar equipment like door sensors and the TrawlEye to have complete control over your trawl. Upgrade it to make sure you get the biggest catch! But be sure to stay under your yearly fishing quotas, every step and every fishing run needs to be planned. 20 years of weather data recreate a realistic environment for the schools of fish in the Barents Sea, which move according to season and water temperature. It's up to you to keep track of everything.

Visit the harbor pub to hire crew members or accept missions. At the port you are also able to repair or upgrade your ships, get a loan from the bank or buy supplies and bait at the shop.

Freely explore an open world environment which recreates the stunning landscapes of northern Norway. Look for the best fishing zones with the help of your sonar, radar and GPS and catch yourself the biggest profit.

Features:

  • Unreal™ 4 Engine for a beautiful open world environment
  • A huge map based on real landscapes in Norway
  • Dynamic day, night and moon cycles
  • Seasonal time effects and shifting weather
  • Six playable ships
  • Semi-realistic fishing methods - easy to learn, hard to master
  • Advanced fish AI that influences your prey’s behavior
  • Includes licensed Catch Control Systems by Scanmar and officially licensed Hermes trawler
  • Inventory system to store knives, hooks and binoculars
  • Beautiful and lively environment with AI ships and fishing boats

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows Vista/7/8/10 64-bit
    • Processor: 3 GHz Dual Core
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX 11 compatible graphics card with 1 GB VRAM (Nvidia Geforce GTX 750 or better or comparable AMD card)
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 10 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10 64-bit
    • Processor: Quad-Core Processor with 3 GHz or better recommended
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX 11 compatible graphics card with 3 GB+ RAM (Nvidia Geforce GTX 1060 or better or comparable AMD card)
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 10 GB available space
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