After many, many years, we are thrilled to finally announce that the Dusky Depths Public Playtest will be starting soon!

Visit our Steam page and click the “Request Access” button now to pre-register and gain access once it starts!

Dusky Depths

Playtest FAQ

What is the Dusky Depths Public Playtest?

It is a time-limited event during which we will provide an early version of the game for free! The purpose of this Playtest is to uncover potential performance/compatibility/stability issues as well as to gather feedback from players regarding the gameplay.

Who can participate?


When will it start/end?

Start: December 8th, 4:00pm UTC (17:00 CET / 8:00am PST / Dec 9th 1:00 JST)

End: December 15th, 4:00pm UTC (17:00 CET / 8:00am PST / Dec 12th 1:00 JST)

* Schedule subject to change.

How will this version of the game differ from the final game?

This version of the game will be provided for testing purposes, which is why we have limited its contents:

  • Singleplayer Expedition only
  • Map generation limited to 2 predetermined randomization seeds
  • 2 sectors explorable per run
  • 3 ship loadout presets
  • Limited amount of items, exact amount is subject to change

How do I participate?

Visit our Steam page and click on the big green Request Access button! Make sure you are logged in, otherwise the button will not be visible. Once the Playtest starts, you will automatically gain access to the game!

Dusky Depths

Playtest Sign-Up Page

I have more questions, how can I contact you?

You can join us on our Discord server or message us on Twitter!