DESOLATE is a first person horror survival experience. Form a research team with up to 4 players and explore an open world filled with mysteries and unsolved questions, or do it all on your own.
Recent Reviews:
Mixed (499) - 69% of the 499 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
All Reviews:
Mixed (3,065) - 69% of the 3,065 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Jan 17, 2019

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February 6

Update 1.2.7

Hello, Volunteers!

New update for DESOLATE with some new features and fixes is out now!

Detailed information:

New features and fixes

  • Increased UI performance (fixed several issues which caused freezes when opening some of the UI screens).

  • Blank weapon could be picked up in some cases — we fixed some of the issues which caused the weapon to spawn.

  • Lootable containers were displayed as full, if a player looted them and returned to the location earlier than new loot is spawned — fixed.

  • Traumas could be changed by a pneumatic lift or anomalies teleporting the player — fixed.

  • There was a question mark in Chernovsk which did not disappear after players discovered the location — fixed.

  • Limit for the enemy damage in custom difficulty was increased to 600%.

  • We have added “AI health” to the custom difficulty options.

  • During faction fights event the winning party despawened after the fight — we have reworked this mechanic and now they stay in the world and can fight the player.

  • We have added the scrollbar to the “Research” tab.

  • The notification about new blueprints for the stimulators was added every time the game started — fixed.

  • Several fixes and optimization in different locations of the map.

  • Several fixes for sounds.

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January 30

Update 1.2.5 - Steam Trading Cards + Improvements & Fixes

Greetings, Volunteers!

Update 1.2.5, featuring new changes and improvements to DESOLATE is already here!

Alongside this patch, Steam Trading Cards, Wallpapers, Emoticons and Badges are now available!

Below is a list of what was included in the patch:

Changes & Improvements

  • Finalized work on Item Sorting mechanic. Instruments are now included in the “Crafting” category, along with materials neccessary for item crafting. Added a category for item without a specific use (Junk). Ammunition can be found under the “Weapons” category.

  • Increased item stacks - you can now stack up to 20 Consumable items, and up to 100 other stackable items.

  • The Journal now includes a scroll bar

  • If you throw a weapon with the “Viking” perk equipped, the weapon will be highlighted, making it easier for you to find it.

  • Performance Improvements.


  • A notification popped up in the “Research” tab, even when the creature’s Research rank was already maxed out - fixed.

  • UI issue, in which your NPC Rank would appear as Level 7, when it actually was Level 5 - fixed.

  • Materials (Snow, for example) would in some cases get layered on top of the weapon mod - fixed.

  • Items in the Inventory screen would in some cases randomize - fixed.

  • Jump attacks would not attack Dorgs properly in some cases - fixed.

  • The amount of repairs on weapons would in some cases be displayed incorrectly - fixed.

  • In some cases creatures would teleport back to their spawn area, instead of running back - fixed.

  • Stealth kills now work correctly, locking you out of movement for a proper amount of time.

  • Missing sounds in Pneumo-Elevators - fixed.

  • If re-connecting to the game, Engineer quests could remove items from Player’s inventory, despite the quest being complete - fixed.

  • Combat music would in some cases get “stuck” and not play properly - fixed.

  • Level Design fixes

  • Localization fixes.

  • Fixes to some of the bugs that caused the game to crash.

To keep up with the latest news and updates, follow DESOLATE on:

And of course, if you’re enjoying the game - please don’t hesitate to give us a review!
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“There’s that Metro/STALKER feeling in this game … I’m having a good time.”

“It has enough mystery and story drive to keep you wanting to find stuff, and it keeps you interested the whole time.”


About This Game

Two years ago Granichny Island became an epicentre of a large-scale disaster of unknown origin. “The New Light” conglomerate covered up this catastrophic event - and now aims to rectify the consequences as much as they can.

A massive campaign is underway, during which so-called “Volunteers” - most of whom have never held a weapon in their hands - are sent out onto Granichny. Their mission - to research the paranormal activities of the island, gathering information and undertaking dangerous tasks, all in hope of amending mistakes of the past. None of them are ready for what comes next.

Play the role of a Volunteer, and explore a place filled with threats of every shape and size - from monsters and madmen to supernatural anomalies and seemingly impossible weather patterns. Journey through the present of this forsaken world to uncover its secrets.

  • Dark past

    Explore the enigmatic island filled with abandoned settlements, military bases and top secret facilities. Investigate secrets of the island - find notes and diaries from Granichny’s previous settlers to uncover its mysterious history.
  • Research the threats

    Battle for your life in open fights against monsters, marauders and soldiers, or use stealth to do critical damage out of the shadows. Research the creatures of Granichny - and gain advantages in battle while you learn more about them.
  • Strength Through Unity

    Join a 4-player team to have a better chance at surviving the dangers of the island with unique team-based abilities, such as reviving your fallen team members - or act as a lone wolf to prove your mettle.
  • Thrive among the wastes

    Unlock new abilities and train them to increase your chances of survival. Gather recipes and components to craft, modify and upgrade your weapons and equipment. Customize your Volunteer with new clothing and armor you scavenge throughout your journey on the island.
  • Resist the madness (Or let it consume you)

    Take care of not only your physical condition, but your mental state as well. The insanity of Granichny will change the world around you, as well as yourself.

Survive, explore and investigate the dark world of DESOLATE, alone or with friends in a party of four.

System Requirements

    • OS: 64-Bit Windows 7/8/10
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-2400 @ 3.1 GHz or AMD FX-6300 @ 3.5 GHz or equivalent
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670 or analogue with 2GB VRAM
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 10 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX®-compatible
    • OS: 64-Bit Windows 7/8/10
    • Processor: Intel Core i7-4770 @ 3.4 GHz or AMD Ryzen 5 1600 @ 3.2 GHz or equivalent
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 or analogue with 4 GB VRAM
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 10 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX®-compatible

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