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Subnautica Alternatives

Subnautica is described as 'open world underwater adventure game where you're thrust into an alien world submersed underwater. Craft equipment, pilot submarines and out-smart wildlife to explore lush coral reefs, volcanoes, cave systems, and more - All while trying to survive' and is a exploration game in the games category. There are five games similar to Subnautica for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Steam, Oculus Rift, Oculus Experiences and Mac. The best alternative is ABZU. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Scuba Dive Simulator:Zenobia. Other Subnautica like games are Ecco the Dolphin, Ocean Rift and World of Diving.

Subnautica alternatives are mainly Exploration Games but may also be Open World Games. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Subnautica.
This page was last updated Apr 2, 2018
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • OSVR
  • HTC Vive
  • Oculus Rift

Subnautica is an open world underwater adventure game where you're thrust into an alien world submersed underwater....

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  1. ABZU

    • Windows
    • Steam

    Discover a lush hidden world as you descend into the heart of the ocean, where ancient secrets lie forgotten and encounters with majestic creatures await. From the art director of Journey®, ABZÛ is a beautiful underwater adventure that evokes the dream of diving.

  2. Ecco the Dolphin

    • Windows
    • Steam

    The ocean seemed endless with rolling breakers to race through! At high speed Ecco could burst through the waves leaping through the air – almost flying! Until one day, all of that changed. A freak whirlpool of air and water tore the life from Ecco’s



  3. Scuba Dive Simulator:Zenobia

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    Experience the world of Larnaka, Cyprus undersea, the location of the famous Zenobia ship wreck. Take a virtual dive through the wreck, exploring the stunning underwater environment in 3D on your mobile device.

  4. Ocean Rift

    • Windows
    • Oculus Experiences

    Ocean Rift is a virtual reality adventure where you explore an open world undersea. Swim with dolphins, turtles, rays, whales and even extinct reptiles as you traverse the vivid depths.

  5. World of Diving

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • OSVR
    • HTC Vive
    • Oculus Experiences
    • Steam
    • Oculus Rift

    World of Diving is the VR-enabled diving game that lets you explore life undersea with others online.

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