Russian Fishing 4 is a fishing simulator with RPG elements. There is no story line and the whole process is based on the concept of an open, free to roam and free to play game.
Recent Reviews:
Mostly Positive - 75% of the 409 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
All Reviews:
Mixed (2,556) - 67% of the 2,556 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Jun 15, 2018

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“While Russian Fishing 4 is a fully playable game, it is still in the development stage. There are many features that will be added to the game, new content and a wide range of different abilities for the players. We welcome everyone to experience RF4Game and give us their feedback, their take on game mechanics, balance and other topics that influence the game play.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“We hope to add most of the important features to Russian Fishing 4 by the end of 2018- early 2019 and have it released as soon as they have been accepted by the players community.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“Currently Russian Fishing 4 has most of the features that a fishing game needs to be interesting, exciting and enjoyable but we don’t want to stop there. Our goal is to make it much more complex and engaging for our players. We will be adding co-op functionality, team play, as well as more competitive and interactive features in the near future.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“Russian Fishing 4 is a ready to play game with many different features already available, such as 8 water bodies, 50+ fish species, boats for trolling, competitions, skills and crafting, as well as many different terminal tackle rigs for spinning, float and feeder fishing styles,. We are also constantly updating the game with new content.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“Russian Fishing 4 is a free-to-play game and we intend to keep it that way.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“We have build a large community around the game that participates in our forum and Discord by giving us their feedback, suggestions and ideas and by shearing a lot of in-game information between each other.”
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December 12

Patch note:

- Implemented: An alternative experimental communication protocol with the Game Server (UDP). We recommend switching to this communication protocol for players who experience a lot of connectivity issues with the game server. The protocol is selected in the game settings under the "Network" tab. After changing the protocol, please restart the game.
- When the network connection with the server is broken, and the player has landed the fish prior to the disconnect, it will automatically go into the keepnet.
- The probability of losing a fish after a long fight, has been reduced to zero..
- Kuori Lake has been reworked, improving the activity of fish specifically for spin fishing. Fish at Kuori lake may change their habitat and/or bait priorities.
- For Lake Trout, the trophy weight, the average catch weight and its sell price were increased.
- For Arctic Char, the trophy weight, the average catch weight and the population were increased, the sell price was reduced.
- For Blue Bream, the trophy weight has been increased.
- For Sevan Trout, the sell price has been increased.
- For Kessler's Herring, the sell price has been reduced.
- If a player is put at the Penalty Pond, the keepnet is no longer emptied. However, only the fish caught at the Penalty Pond count towards the assigned penalty weight.
- Added Korean translation.
- Increased likelihood of harvesting bait with a shovel.
- Fixed. When moving to the spawning point of the water body after the character falls into the water, the fish that was on the line at this moment was counted as caught and placed in the keepnet.

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December 12

Server restart and client update

Today, December 12, at 11PM EST time, server restart and client update. Approximate server down time is 1 hour.

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“A real simulation, bravo to the team in charge of this fabulous project.”
5/5 – David T.

“class game venues, weather, and shops all brilliant”
5/5 – James S.

“Love the game. Most realistic fishing game yet. And the service Russian fishing provides is extraordinary!”
5/5 – Jarett R.

About This Game

Russian Fishing 4
dynamic and engaging fishing simulator that features unique natural physics, conditions and fish behavior.

  • 50+ Fish species.
  • 8 Lakes and rivers.
  • Spinning, Bait casting, Feeder and Float fishing.
  • Players ratings, achievements and statistics.
  • Dozens of fishing techniques.
  • Bait crafting and Harvesting.
  • Skills development and progression.

Complete player freedom in game world is the core feature of «Russian Fishing 4».
Take your time to discover many stunning locations and find your very own perfect fishing spots.
Gain your knowledge and develop your skills to apply them in setting up any kind of fishing rig and catching that special trophy you’ve been searching for.
Tremendous amount of fishing gear, equipment and fish species awaits you in your journey into the world of «Russian Fishing 4».
Above all, «Russian Fishing 4» constantly evolves, so there will always be a place for the unknown.

System Requirements

    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 7/8/10 64-bit
    • Processor: Intel® i3 2.5Ghz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GTX 500 series
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 20 GB available space
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 7/8/10 64-bit
    • Processor: Intel® i5 3Ghz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GTX770
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 20 GB available space

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