Subnautica System Requirements

Last updated: July 13th, 2020

Can my PC run Subnautica?

Test your PC for Subnautica

Requires 64 bit processor and operating system.

  1. Right-click the Windows icon in the bottom left-hand corner of your screen
  2. Click on the ‘System’ Tab in the pop-up menu
  3. Your computer’s CPU name will be displayed under ‘Device Specifications > Processor’

  1. Right-click the Windows icon in the bottom left-hand corner of your screen
  2. In the opened menu click on ‘Device Manager’
  3. In ‘Device Manager’ click on the arrow next to ‘Display adapters’
  4. Under the drop-down, you will see the GPU that your computer is using

  1. Right-click the Windows icon in the bottom left-hand corner of your screen
  2. Click on the ‘System’ Tab in the pop-up menu
  3. Your computer’s RAM will be displayed under ‘Device Specifications > Installed RAM’

  1. Right-click the Windows icon in the bottom left-hand corner of your screen
  2. Click on the ‘System’ Tab in the pop-up menu
  3. You can see if Windows is 64 or 32 bit under ‘System type’
  4. You can see Windows version under ‘Windows edition’

Subnautica Windows Requirements

Requires 64 bit processor and operating system.

Subnautica system requirements for Windows
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
OS
OS
Windows Vista SP2
OS
Windows Vista SP2
Processor
Processor
Intel Haswell 2 cores / 4 threads @ 2.5Ghz
Processor
Intel Haswell 4 cores / 4 threads @ 3.2Ghz
Memory
Memory
4 GB
Memory
8 GB
Graphics
Graphics
Intel HD 4600
Graphics
Nvidia GTX 550 Ti, 2GB VRAM
DirectX
DirectX
Version 11
DirectX
Version 11
Storage
Storage
20 GB
Storage
20 GB

Subnautica minimum requirements for Windows assume having at least Windows Vista SP2 operating system. Your processor should be Intel Haswell 2 cores / 4 threads @ 2.5Ghz or a more powerful one. The minimum RAM requirement is 4 GB. As for a graphics card, it should be Intel HD 4600 , and it should support Direct X Version 11. You also have to have 20 GB free disk space to install the game.

If you go for recommended requirements for Subnautica for Windows, your operating system should be Windows Vista SP2. Recommended CPU would be Intel Haswell 4 cores / 4 threads @ 3.2Ghz CPU or equivalent. For RAM, it is recommended to have 8 GB or more. And video card — Nvidia GTX 550 Ti, 2GB VRAM. It should also support Direct X Version 11.

Subnautica Mac Requirements

Requires 64 bit processor and operating system.

Subnautica system requirements for Mac
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
OS
OS
OS X 10.9 Mavericks
OS
OS X 10.9 Mavericks
Processor
Processor
Intel Haswell 2 cores / 4 threads @ 2.5Ghz
Processor
Intel Haswell 4 cores / 4 threads @ 3.2Ghz
Memory
Memory
4 GB
Memory
8 GB
Graphics
Graphics
Intel HD 4600
Graphics
Nvidia GTX 550 Ti, 2GB VRAM
Storage
Storage
20 GB
Storage
20 GB

As for Mac OS, Subnautica requirements here start with OS X 10.9 Mavericks operating system. Processor needs to be at least Intel Haswell 2 cores / 4 threads @ 2.5Ghz. 4 GB of RAM is required. Your graphics card should be Intel HD 4600 . Finally, the game needs 20 GB of free disk space.

As for recommended OS, it is OS X 10.9 Mavericks. Intel Haswell 4 cores / 4 threads @ 3.2Ghz processor is recommended. Plus, 8 GB of RAM. Your video card should be Nvidia GTX 550 Ti, 2GB VRAM.

Buy Subnautica

You can buy Subnautica directly on Steam, or on one of the marketplaces below. Usually, games on marketplaces are much cheaper, and you can save up to 80%! Check prices below:

Currency Price
USA - U.S. Dollar $24.99
Euro €20,99 ~$23.70
Qatari Riyal 49.99 ر.ق ~$13.71
Polish Zloty 89,99 zł ~$22.76
New Zealand Dollar $30.99 ~$20.38
South Asia - U.S. Dollar $8.49
Swiss Franc CHF25.00 ~$26.56
Kuwaiti Dinar د.ك4.250 ~$13.76
South Korean Won ₩26,000 ~$21.63
Japanese Yen ¥2,570 ~$24.04
British Pound £19.49 ~$24.63
Israeli New Shekel ₪92.95 ~$26.86
Canadian Dollar $28.99 ~$21.32
Norwegian Krone 176,00 kr ~$18.60
CIS - U.S. Dollar $12.49
Ukrainian Hryvnia 329.00 ₴ ~$12.15
Russian Ruble 465,00 ₽ ~$6.56
Kazakhstani Tenge 3,300.00 〒 ~$7.97
Vietnamese Dong ₫220.000 ~$9.48
Thai Baht ฿319.00 ~$10.19
Singapore Dollar $22.00 ~$15.81
Philippine Peso ₱549.95 ~$11.11
Malaysian Ringgit RM44.00 ~$10.29
Indonesian Rupiah Rp119.999,00 ~$8.26
Uruguayan Peso $529,00 ~$12.09
Peruvian Nuevo Sol S/45.00 ~$12.79
Mexican Peso $233.99 ~$10.33
Costa Rican Colon ₡10.500,00 ~$17.92
Colombian Peso $33.500,00 ~$9.26
Chilean Peso $9.500 ~$12.05
Brazilian Real R$47,49 ~$8.85
Argentine Peso $279,99 ~$3.94
South African Rand R150.00 ~$8.91
Taiwan Dollar $378.00 ~$12.81
Hong Kong Dollar $109.00 ~$14.05
Turkish Lira ₺40,00 ~$5.82
Saudi Riyal ر.س39.95 ~$10.64
U.A.E. Dirham د.إ66.00 ~$17.95
Indian Rupee ₹569.00 ~$7.55
Chinese Yuan Renminbi ¥80.00 ~$11.42
Australian Dollar $35.95 ~$24.99

Game Details

Release date
23 January, 2018
Metacritic score
87/100
Category
Single-player
Genres
Adventure, Indie
Supported languages
English*, French, German, Polish, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Turkish, Finnish, Italian, Czech, Hungarian, Spanish - Spain, Danish, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese - Brazil, Bulgarian, Ukrainian, Dutch, Swedish, Vietnamese
* languages with full audio support
Developer
Unknown Worlds Entertainment
Publisher
Unknown Worlds Entertainment
Official website
unknownworlds.com
Support website
forums.unknownworlds.com
Steam page
store.steampowered.com

FAQs

Can I run Subnautica?

You would be able to run Subnautica on your PC if it meets minimum requirements below. You can also use our free test tool to check it!

Minimum requirements for Windows are:

  • OS: Windows Vista SP2
  • Processor: Intel Haswell 2 cores / 4 threads @ 2.5Ghz
  • Memory: 4 GB
  • Graphics: Intel HD 4600
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 20 GB

Minimum requirements for Mac are:

  • OS: OS X 10.9 Mavericks
  • Processor: Intel Haswell 2 cores / 4 threads @ 2.5Ghz
  • Memory: 4 GB
  • Graphics: Intel HD 4600
  • Storage: 20 GB

Can I play Subnautica with 3 GB of RAM?

No, this is not enough to play Subnautica. The minimum RAM is 4 GB.

Can Subnautica run on 4 GB of RAM?

Yes, Subnautica can run with 4 GB of RAM. It's a minimum requirement.

How much RAM does Subnautica need?

You need at least 4 GB of RAM to run Subnautica on PC, but 8 GB is recommended.

On Mac it requires minimum 4 GB, with 8 GB recommended.

What processor do I need for Subnautica?

Intel Haswell 2 cores / 4 threads @ 2.5Ghz is a minimum requirement for PC to be able to run Subnautica.

How many GB is Subnautica?

At least 20 GB of disk space is required to install Subnautica on your PC.

What graphics card do I need for Subnautica?

You need Intel HD 4600 or more powerful video card.

What version of Windows can I use to play Subnautica?

Windows Vista SP2 or newer.

Does Subnautica require a 64-bit OS and processor?

Yes, Subnautica needs a 64-bit processor and operating system.

What DirectX do I need to run Subnautica?

Version 11 or greater is necessary for this game.

Can I run Subnautica on my laptop?

Yes, as long as it meets minimum requirements above.

Can I play Subnautica on my Mac?

Yes, Subnautica supports Mac if it meets the following minimum requirements:

  • OS: OS X 10.9 Mavericks
  • Processor: Intel Haswell 2 cores / 4 threads @ 2.5Ghz
  • Memory: 4 GB
  • Graphics: Intel HD 4600
  • Storage: 20 GB

When is Subnautica release date?

Subnautica release date is 23 January, 2018.

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