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App ID 39000
App Type Game
Developer ,
Publisher NASA
Supported Systems
Last Change Number 18076822
Last Record Update 14 March 2023 – 23:24:04 UTC ()
Release Date 6 July 2010 – 16:55:00 UTC ()

NASA has once again landed on the lunar surface with the goal of colonization, research, and further exploration. Shortly after the return to the Moon, NASA has established a small outpost on the south pole of the moon called Moonbase Alpha.

Additional Information

clienticon 65680457ddfa87b2757ed06b1724a18f64986a4b
clienttga 97a4893e8c2e5b63bb9bb02a4f14df2083222dbb
icon 24b18829c461e2db0a9962ce0aaeb5dfa3d381d8
logo f1fb92ce13eaf2464c90d6fab9750b9912cc2be7
logo_small f1fb92ce13eaf2464c90d6fab9750b9912cc2be7_thumb
Developer Virtual Heroes
gamedir moonbasealpha
metacritic_name Moonbase Alpha
icon empty string
NoServers No
primarycache 39001
state eStateAvailable
serverbrowsername Moonbase Alpha
InstallScript installscript.vdf
Publisher NASA
IsFreeApp Yes
Exclude from family sharing (exfgls) Yes
Store Release Date 6 July 2010 ()
community_hub_visible Yes
Primary Genre Adventure (25)
Store Genres Adventure (25), Simulation (28), Strategy (2)
Steam Release Date 6 July 2010 – 16:55:00 UTC ()
Is free on the store? Yes
Web Assets
capsule_231x87.jpgLast-Modified: 28 August 2012 – 02:42:51 UTC
capsule_467x181.jpgLast-Modified: 28 August 2012 – 02:42:53 UTC
capsule_616x353.jpgLast-Modified: 28 August 2012 – 02:42:51 UTC
header.jpgLast-Modified: 28 August 2012 – 02:42:51 UTC
review_score 8
review_percentage 90
Detected Technologies (?) Engine.Unreal, SDK.Bink_Video, SDK.NVIDIA_PhysX, SDK.Vorbis
Steam Deck Compatibility
  • category: Playable
  • test_timestamp: 12 August 2022 – 00:00:00 UTC
  • tested_build_id: 8352
  • configuration:
    • gamescope_frame_limiter_not_supported: 0
    • non_deck_display_glyphs: 1
    • primary_player_is_controller_slot_0: 1
    • recommended_runtime: proton-stable
    • requires_h264: 0
    • requires_internet_for_setup: 0
    • requires_internet_for_singleplayer: 0
    • requires_manual_keyboard_invoke: 1
    • requires_non_controller_launcher_nav: 0
    • small_text: 0
    • supported_input: other
  • Some functionality is not accessible when using the default controller configuration, requiring use of the touchscreen or virtual keyboard, or a community configuration
  • This game sometimes shows mouse, keyboard, or non-Steam-Deck controller icons
  • Entering some text requires manually invoking the on-screen keyboard
  • This game doesn't support Steam Deck's native display resolution and may experience degraded performance
  • In-game interface text is legible on Steam Deck
  • This game's default graphics configuration performs well on Steam Deck
  • Note: This game does not default to external Bluetooth/USB controllers on Deck, and may require manually switching the active controller via the Quick Access Menu

Supported Languages

1 Languages Interface Full Audio Subtitles
English Yes
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