Barotrauma 1.0 now available on Steam!

What's New


Barotrauma reached version 1.0 on Monday, March 13, 2023, with an update that overhauled the in-game factions and added a completely new endgame sequence. Read more about the 1.0 update on our blog and on Steam.


Embrace the Abyss

Overcome crisis and the unrelenting pressure of a frozen ocean

In the not too distant future, where habitable places have become scarce, humanity has arrived on Jupiter’s moon. Europa with its frozen surface is a hostile environment, and life can only be found in the dark ocean beneath the ice – and the small pockets of human habitation are not the only form of life to be found there.

Gameplay & Features

  • Play as a submarine captain, engineer, mechanic, medic or security officer
  • Operate the many onboard systems of your submarine, from nuclear reactors to sonar, guns, engines and more
  • Create tools, drugs and weapons with the comprehensive crafting system
  • Navigate dangerous environments and flee or fight the creatures that you encounter
  • Explore alien ruins and wrecked submarines
  • Discover rare and powerful artifacts and resources
  • Procedural levels and events ensure no two games will ever be exactly alike
Play with friends in adrenaline-filled co-operative gameplay
  • Up to 16 players per submarine
  • Help your teammates survive, or make sure no one does
Navigate Europa’s frozen depths in single player mode
  • Manage the whole sub and its AI crew by yourself
  • Single Player campaign, sandbox mode, and single missions
Transform the game with fully integrated mod tools and Steam Workshop
  • Unleash your creativity with the submarine editor, character and procedural animation editor, procedural level editor and sprite and particle editors
  • Share and discover mods directly via Steam Workshop

Articles & Patch Notes