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App ID 4920
App Type Game
Developer
Publisher Unknown Worlds Entertainment
Supported Systems Windows
Last Change Number 22629270
Last Record Update 4 March 2024 – 21:56:54 UTC ()
Release Date 31 October 2012 – 00:00:00 UTC ()

A fast paced multiplayer shooter that pits aliens against humans in a strategic and action-packed struggle for survival!

Additional Information

Developer Unknown Worlds Entertainment
gamedir Natural Selection 2
metacritic_name Natural Selection 2
icon empty string
metacritic_score 80
NoServers Yes
metacritic_fullurl https://www.metacritic.com/game/pc/natural-selection-2?ftag=MCD-06-10aaa1f
primarycache 4921
state eStateAvailable
serverbrowsername Natural Selection 2
vacmacmodulecache SteamDB Unknown App 160 [UNPUBLISHED]
vacmodulecache SteamDB Unknown App 202 [UNPUBLISHED]
vacmodulefilename sourceinit.dat
community_visible_stats Yes
workshop_visible Yes
InstallScript InstallScript.vdf
DLCAvailableOnStore Yes
ReleaseState released
Publisher Unknown Worlds Entertainment
Store Release Date 30 October 2012 ()
osarch 64
community_hub_visible Yes
Item Definitions 666243600B00BBC409CAB8902AC571DF8D777943
Primary Genre Action (1)
Store Genres Action (1), Indie (23), Strategy (2)
Steam Release Date 31 October 2012 – 00:00:00 UTC ()
Store Asset Modification Time 1 November 2021 – 19:59:55 UTC () (1635796795)
osextended empty string
market_presence Yes
review_score 8
review_percentage 85
Detected Technologies (?) SDK.Autodesk_FBX, SDK.FMOD, SDK.Intel_oneTBB, SDK.Lua, SDK.NVIDIA_PhysX, SDK.NVIDIA_Texture_Tools, SDK.Qt, SDK.SDL, SDK.cURL
Steam Deck Compatibility
  • category: Playable
  • test_timestamp: 26 July 2022 – 00:00:00 UTC
  • tested_build_id: 8148100
  • configuration:
    supported_inputgamepad
    requires_manual_keyboard_invoke1
    requires_non_controller_launcher_nav0
    primary_player_is_controller_slot_00
    non_deck_display_glyphs1
    small_text0
    requires_internet_for_setup0
    requires_internet_for_singleplayer0
    recommended_runtimeproton-stable
    requires_h2640
    gamescope_frame_limiter_not_supported0
  • 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
  • In-game interface text is legible on Steam Deck
  • This game's default graphics configuration performs well on Steam Deck

Supported Languages

10 Languages Interface Full Audio Subtitles Achievements
English Yes Yes Yes Yes
French Yes Yes Yes
German Yes Yes Yes
Spanish - Spain Yes
Polish Yes
Russian Yes Yes
Finnish Yes Yes
Romanian Yes
Swedish Yes Yes
Czech Yes Yes Yes

Tags

Categories

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small_capsule
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header_image
englishheader.jpg
library_assets
library_capsuleen view image
library_heroen view image
library_logoen view image
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Web Assets
capsule_231x87.jpgLast-Modified: 1 November 2021 – 19:41:40 UTC
capsule_467x181.jpgLast-Modified: 26 June 2020 – 01:59:38 UTC
capsule_616x353.jpgLast-Modified: 1 November 2021 – 19:41:40 UTC
header.jpgLast-Modified: 1 November 2021 – 19:50:02 UTC
hero_capsule.jpgLast-Modified: 1 November 2021 – 19:41:40 UTC
library_600x900.jpgLast-Modified: 1 November 2021 – 19:41:40 UTC
library_hero.jpgLast-Modified: 1 November 2021 – 19:41:40 UTC
logo.pngLast-Modified: 1 November 2021 – 19:41:40 UTC
page_bg_raw.jpgLast-Modified: 1 November 2021 – 19:59:55 UTC

Steam charts

  • 53 players right now
  • 164 24-hour peak
  • 9,510 all-time peak 22 March 2013
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Store data

  • 58,264 followers
  • #5177 in top sellers
  • 11,066 positive reviews
  • 1,912 negative reviews
  • 85.27% positive reviews

Twitch stats

  • 7 viewers right now
  • 13 24-hour peak
  • 29,846 all-time peak
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User reviews history NEW

  • 😋 Very Positive
  • 83.23% SteamDB Rating
  • 11,066 85.3% positive reviews
  • 1,912 14.7% negative reviews

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Markers

Date Label 30-day Peak
31 October 2012 Steam Release -
3 December 2013 – 19:00 Humble Bundle: Humble Jumbo Bundle -
3 April 2014 – 18:00 Humble Bundle: Humble Weekly Sale hosted by Destructoid -
27 October 2016 – 17:00 Free Weekend -

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How many players are playing Natural Selection 2 right now on Steam?

Steam player counter indicates there are currently 53 players live playing Natural Selection 2 on Steam.

Natural Selection 2 had an all-time peak of 9510 concurrent players on 22 March 2013.

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