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App ID 92800
App Type Game
Developer
Publisher Zachtronics
Supported Systems Windows macOS Linux
Last Change Number 23591175
Last Record Update 18 May 2024 – 01:28:28 UTC ()
Release Date 2 March 2011 – 21:50:00 UTC ()

Zachtronics is back with an ambitious new design-based puzzle game. Take on the role of a Reactor Engineer working for SpaceChem, the leading chemical synthesizer for frontier colonies. Construct elaborate factories to transform raw materials into valuable chemical products!

Additional Information

Developer Zachtronics
gamedir SpaceChem
metacritic_name SpaceChem
icon empty string
metacritic_score 84
NoServers Yes
metacritic_fullurl https://www.metacritic.com/game/pc/spacechem?ftag=MCD-06-10aaa1f
primarycache 92801
state eStateAvailable
serverbrowsername empty string
ValidOSList Windows macOS Linux
community_visible_stats Yes
InstallScript 92800_install.vdf
DLCAvailableOnStore Yes
installscript_macos SpaceChem.app/installscript_osx.vdf
installscriptosx SpaceChem.app/installscript_osx.vdf
primarycache_macos 92802
primarycache_mac 92802
Publisher Zachtronics
Store Release Date 2 March 2011 ()
osarch empty string
community_hub_visible Yes
Primary Genre Simulation (28)
Store Genres Indie (23), Simulation (28)
Steam Release Date 2 March 2011 – 21:50:00 UTC ()
Store Asset Modification Time 29 October 2022 – 19:03:23 UTC () (1667070203)
osextended macos64
review_score 8
review_percentage 92
Detected Technologies (?) SDK.Ogg, SDK.SDL, SDK.Vorbis
Steam Deck Compatibility
  • category: Playable
  • test_timestamp: 11 May 2022 – 00:00:00 UTC
  • tested_build_id: 5484159
  • configuration:
    supported_inputgamepad
    requires_manual_keyboard_invoke1
    requires_non_controller_launcher_nav0
    primary_player_is_controller_slot_00
    non_deck_display_glyphs1
    small_text1
    requires_internet_for_setup0
    requires_internet_for_singleplayer0
    recommended_runtimenative
    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
  • Some in-game text is small and may be difficult to read
  • This game supports Steam Deck's native display resolution but does not set it by default and may require you to configure the display resolution manually
  • This game's default graphics configuration performs well on Steam Deck

Supported Languages

8 Languages Interface Full Audio Subtitles
English Yes
French Yes
German Yes
Russian Yes
Italian Yes
Japanese Yes
Portuguese - Brazil Yes
Spanish - Latin America Yes

Tags

Categories

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small_capsule
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header_image
englishheader.jpg
library_assets
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library_heroen view image
library_logoen view image
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Web Assets
capsule_231x87.jpgLast-Modified: 28 August 2012 – 06:00:35 UTC
capsule_467x181.jpgLast-Modified: 28 August 2012 – 06:00:36 UTC
capsule_616x353.jpgLast-Modified: 28 August 2012 – 06:00:35 UTC
header.jpgLast-Modified: 28 August 2012 – 06:00:34 UTC
hero_capsule.jpgLast-Modified: 29 October 2022 – 19:03:23 UTC
library_600x900.jpgLast-Modified: 18 September 2019 – 18:05:22 UTC
library_hero.jpgLast-Modified: 18 September 2019 – 18:05:22 UTC
logo.pngLast-Modified: 18 September 2019 – 18:06:40 UTC

Steam charts

  • 10 players right now
  • 25 24-hour peak
  • 1,962 all-time peak 30 December 2011
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Store data

  • 8,638 followers
  • 4,522 positive reviews
  • 384 negative reviews
  • 92.17% positive reviews

Twitch stats

  • 0 viewers right now
  • 0 24-hour peak
  • 5,815 all-time peak
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User reviews history NEW

  • 😋 Very Positive
  • 88.91% SteamDB Rating
  • 4,522 92.2% positive reviews
  • 384 7.8% negative reviews

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Markers

Date Label 30-day Peak
2 March 2011 – 21:50 Steam Release -
28 September 2011 – 07:00 Humble Bundle: The Humble Frozen Synapse Bundle -
15 August 2012 – 18:00 Humble Bundle: The Humble Bundle for Android #3 -
4 June 2013 – 12:00 Fanatical: Atomic Indie -
29 August 2013 – 12:00 Groupees: Capsule Computers Groupee -
25 November 2013 – 12:00 Fanatical: The Ultimate Sci-Fi Bundle -
20 February 2014 – 12:00 Fanatical: Reboot 1.0 -
23 September 2014 – 14:00 Humble Bundle: Humble Bundle: PC and Android 11 -

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How many players are playing SpaceChem right now on Steam?

Steam player counter indicates there are currently 10 players live playing SpaceChem on Steam.

SpaceChem had an all-time peak of 1962 concurrent players on 30 December 2011.

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