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Where in the World & Build 224
Natural Selection 2

Where in the World & Build 224

Oct 25, 2012 Natural Selection 2 10 comments

We spend 99% of our time working to make Natural Selection 2 awesome, so we do not often think about 'corporate' stuff. We do however have an Unknown...

ESL Launch Tournament
Natural Selection 2

ESL Launch Tournament

Oct 18, 2012 Natural Selection 2 1 comment

What is the one thing that has been missing from competitive NS2 so far in the beta? The teams, casters, streams, prizes, and audience: They are all there...

Builds 222/223 & a Logitech Beta Tournament???
Natural Selection 2

Builds 222/223 & a Logitech Beta Tournament???

Oct 12, 2012 Natural Selection 2 4 comments

Patches, Tournaments & Prizes, Big read up, The weekend is here and some cool stuff is going on...

Natural Selection 2 Release Date
Natural Selection 2

Natural Selection 2 Release Date

Oct 10, 2012 Natural Selection 2 22 comments

As the old saying goes, you've bitten off more than you can chew.' To which we reply: 'swallow it whole.'

Update 221, The Lockdown & Eurogamer
Natural Selection 2

Update 221, The Lockdown & Eurogamer

Oct 2, 2012 Natural Selection 2 3 comments

We have hit lock-down mode but what does that even mean? It means the team is working super hard on fixing bugs and doing optimization, no more features...

NS2 Build 218 released
Natural Selection 2

NS2 Build 218 released

Sep 6, 2012 Natural Selection 2 3 comments

We just finished up a quick patch, hot on the heels of the Onos/Veil epic Build 217. This patch is mostly bug fixes and improvements.

Natural Selection 2 Pre-Orders on Steam!
Natural Selection 2

Natural Selection 2 Pre-Orders on Steam!

Sep 5, 2012 Natural Selection 2 22 comments

Today, Natural Selection 2 went up on the Steam Store for pre-order.

Build 217 (Titanium) - Exosuit Revealed & Released
Natural Selection 2

Build 217 (Titanium) - Exosuit Revealed & Released

Aug 28, 2012 Natural Selection 2 10 comments

Alright, we admit it. We have been horrible, horrible teases. But we tease no more, here it is: The Exosuit, in all its glory Along with his powerful...

NS2 Build 216 is now live on Steam!
Natural Selection 2

NS2 Build 216 is now live on Steam!

Aug 11, 2012 Natural Selection 2 5 comments

NS2 Build 216 is now live on Steam! We have just released the new NaturalSelection2.com site.

NS2 | Beta build 215 has arrived
Natural Selection 2

NS2 | Beta build 215 has arrived

Jul 27, 2012 Natural Selection 2 0 comments

NS2 Build 215 has now been released. We've been extremely busy and focused around here - we are certainly in ship mode. We are cutting things that we...

NS2 Build 211/212 changelog
Natural Selection 2

NS2 Build 211/212 changelog

Jun 29, 2012 Natural Selection 2 9 comments

We had some Steam-build problems which caused Build 211 to be lost in the ether, but we've got that sorted and NS2 212 is here.

NS2 Build 209
Natural Selection 2

NS2 Build 209

May 31, 2012 Natural Selection 2 3 comments

Here is the changelog for Build 209, Grenade launcher is now a separate weapon. New Alien Chambers and abilities, More Alien Commander changes! Larks...

NS2 Build 208 is now live on Steam!
Natural Selection 2

NS2 Build 208 is now live on Steam!

May 22, 2012 Natural Selection 2 4 comments

Build 208 Released. Drifters recently became scouts no longer performing a builder role. Cloaking when stationery they can spy on the other team, In this...

Build 207 released
Natural Selection 2

Build 207 released

May 2, 2012 Natural Selection 2 8 comments

There are a lot of subtle changes and fixes in this build. Nothing too mind-shattering, but the alien armor changes, Gorge refinements and fixing of sentry...

Build 206 released
Natural Selection 2

Build 206 released

Apr 26, 2012 Natural Selection 2 5 comments

NS2 Build 206 is now available on Steam. New Drifters, Oni and Clogs, oh my!

Indie Booth the Movie
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Indie Booth the Movie

Apr 20, 2012 Unknown Worlds 0 comments

In early April, the whole Unknown Worlds team got on a plane to Boston. Our mission: Make a splash at PAX East.

PAX East & Build 202
Natural Selection 2

PAX East & Build 202

Mar 31, 2012 Natural Selection 2 7 comments

Build 202 is now live on Steam and we are preparing for PAX East next week.

Build 201 & New Purchase Options
Natural Selection 2

Build 201 & New Purchase Options

Mar 28, 2012 Natural Selection 2 16 comments

We transitioned the Natural Selection 2 store over to Humble Bundle, Inc. This means we now support non-Paypal transactions, which many of you have been...

Build 200 released
Natural Selection 2

Build 200 released

Mar 16, 2012 Natural Selection 2 6 comments

Build 200 is now live on Steam with many new features and fixes.

Build 199 released
Natural Selection 2

Build 199 released

Mar 2, 2012 Natural Selection 2 11 comments

Here's a new patch for you. There's more work in iterating and testing, but we think it will be better for the overall game's development to keep them...

Build 198 & 197
Natural Selection 2

Build 198 & 197

Feb 25, 2012 Natural Selection 2 7 comments

NS2 Build 198 is now live on Steam! Here's a super-quick video showing the new animated marine waypoints and the builder weapon. It's amazing how much...

Gorilla released (NS2 Build 194)
Natural Selection 2

Gorilla released (NS2 Build 194)

Feb 2, 2012 Natural Selection 2 23 comments

Gorilla. Has. Arrived. NS2 Gorilla Gameplay Trailer New Alien Class, Marine Tech and Map

Multi-threading in Natural Selection 2
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Multi-threading in Natural Selection 2

Jan 22, 2012 Unknown Worlds 0 comments

As Max explains, Natural Selection 2 is already multi-threaded. The renderer, game logic, map loader, sound, and physics all run in different threads...

Build 190 + 191 Patch Released
Natural Selection 2

Build 190 + 191 Patch Released

Jan 12, 2012 Natural Selection 2 8 comments

We have just released NS2 Build 190. There are some good optimizations and fixes in here, as well as some improvements to mouse lag, making the game noticeably...

NS2 Build 189 released
Natural Selection 2

NS2 Build 189 released

Dec 2, 2011 Natural Selection 2 9 comments

NS2 Build 189 is now live on Steam! Performance and a variety of bug fixes are the main changes in this patch.

NS2 Build 188 released (Happy Thanksgiving!)
Natural Selection 2

NS2 Build 188 released (Happy Thanksgiving!)

Nov 24, 2011 Natural Selection 2 7 comments

NS2 Build 188 is now live on Steam! Welcome to the biggest update to NS2 we've put out yet. Build 188 has many visual, UI and sound improvements, along...

Mineshaft Reveal
Natural Selection 2

Mineshaft Reveal

Oct 31, 2011 Natural Selection 2 13 comments

In honor of the 9th anniversary of the first Natural Selection, we’d like to give you the first look at a new map which will soon be available to play...

Occlusion Culling Interview
Natural Selection 2

Occlusion Culling Interview

Oct 25, 2011 Natural Selection 2 6 comments

For our more egg-headed players, Hugh and Max just put together a special interview and video talking about occlusion culling in general and how it is...

NS2 Build 186/187 released
Natural Selection 2

NS2 Build 186/187 released

Oct 7, 2011 Natural Selection 2 4 comments

Well it took us longer than we were hoping, but Build 186 is now done and on Steam. The goal of this patch was to fix as much as possible so we could...

Rifle Rework
Natural Selection 2

Rifle Rework

Sep 20, 2011 Natural Selection 2 14 comments

Deviating from the usual patch release blog posts, we’ve decided to put together a quick preview of a visual overhaul we recently made to an important...

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