Natural Selection 2 is the sequel to the popular Half-Life mod Natural Selection. It is built on our own engine and will be distributed through Valve's Steam platform.

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GorgeCraft Officially Released
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GorgeCraft Officially Released

Apr 28, 2014 GorgeCraft 2 comments

NS2 Mod GorgeCraft has made the jump from beta to official release.

gc_crevice released on Steam Workshop
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gc_crevice released on Steam Workshop

Jan 30, 2014 GorgeCraft 0 comments

Added a new map for playing in GorgeCraft, gc_crevice. Taking the well-known crevice area from the map ns2_summit and recreating it for use in GorgeCraft...

Return to Eclipse in Natural Selection 2
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Return to Eclipse in Natural Selection 2

Dec 20, 2013 2 comments

Something must be in the air at Unknown Worlds. Not only are we announcing new games, we’ve also started hitting deadlines! We promised you Eclipse at...

NATURAL SELECTION 2 ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY
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NATURAL SELECTION 2 ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY

Oct 31, 2013 2 comments

On this day, Halloween 2012, Natural Selection 2 was launched on Steam. The following year has blown our minds at Unknown Worlds. More people have purchased...

REINFORCED EXPANSION RELEASED!
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REINFORCED EXPANSION RELEASED!

Aug 29, 2013 6 comments

In February, NS2 was Gorgeous. Now, it is Reinforced. The culmination of nearly six months of development, Reinforced takes Natural Selection 2 to new...

BUILD 251 IS NOW LIVE ON STEAM!
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BUILD 251 IS NOW LIVE ON STEAM!

Jul 25, 2013 19 comments

Some builds just want to watch the world burn. Build 251 has been in the works for quite some time – Unlike the new heir to the British throne, it did...

STATE OF DEVELOPMENT: JUNE 2013
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STATE OF DEVELOPMENT: JUNE 2013

Jul 4, 2013 6 comments

Another month has passed in the Unknown Worlds office, and Natural Selection 2 continues to be improved, tinkered with, and polished. Continuing on from...

Combat version 4.1 is released!
Natural Selection 2

Combat version 4.1 is released!

May 5, 2013 NS2:Combat 1 comment

After two weeks of hard work Combat version 4.1 is finally out!

Last Stand Released
Natural Selection 2

Last Stand Released

Apr 30, 2013 NS2:Last Stand 1 comment

The Last stand is a Natural Selection 2 mod created by the official developers of Natural Selection 2.

We are still alive and progressing better than ever before!
Natural Selection 2

We are still alive and progressing better than ever before!

Apr 26, 2013 NS2:Combat 2 comments

The Combat mod has been coming on leaps and bounds over the last couple of months. It's been a long time since our last update but rest assured that we...

A day in the Development of Last Stand
Natural Selection 2

A day in the Development of Last Stand

Apr 22, 2013 NS2:Last Stand 0 comments

‘Dushan was dead. A skulk got him near the shuttle doors, and now Steve and I were the only ones left. “Get to the control room!” I called out. “Wait...

MODJAM – AFTER ACTION REPORT
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MODJAM – AFTER ACTION REPORT

Apr 22, 2013 3 comments

Last week, UWE held a ModJam. Five days, three teams, three games: All using the Spark Engine.

FREE Weekend & 50% OFF
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FREE Weekend & 50% OFF

Mar 21, 2013 6 comments

A Natural Selection 2 Free Weekend will take place between Thursday, 21 March and Sunday, 24 March. During this free weekend, which is PAX week, NS2 will...

BEWARE SHADY KEY RESELLERS AND DISCOUNT STEAM KEYS
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BEWARE SHADY KEY RESELLERS AND DISCOUNT STEAM KEYS

Mar 8, 2013 10 comments

Beware of Discount Steam Keys! we were charged a fee by the card issuer for the charge-back. For these 1,341 keys, these fees totalled around $30,000...

GORGEOUS CONTENT UPDATE
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GORGEOUS CONTENT UPDATE

Feb 28, 2013 9 comments

We have built Extractors together, run through Phase Gates together, fought against against the darkness, scampered through ventilation shafts, and ambushed...

238 & 239 News Round-Up
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238 & 239 News Round-Up

Feb 2, 2013 0 comments

Build 238 and 239 Hot fix Released this week. Some more from a new map coming soon this month of Feb! and a brand new website.

Mapping: Descent
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Mapping: Descent

Jan 24, 2013 4 comments

Yes, that is actually a screenshot of the map Descent. Yes, we are teasing. Descent is in active playtesting, and will arrive for your fragging pleasure...

Build 236 is now live on Steam!
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Build 236 is now live on Steam!

Jan 16, 2013 8 comments

Build 236 is out in the wild! Over the next few hours, official and community servers will roll over to the new, shinier version of the game.

State of the Game - Build 234 Patch Notes
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State of the Game - Build 234 Patch Notes

Dec 19, 2012 1 comment

Looking at the future of NS before the holidays. Our seventh post launch update is now live! It includes some fairly aggressive redecoration of all Ready-Rooms...

UWE @ Unloud, Childs Play and Patch Notes
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UWE @ Unloud, Childs Play and Patch Notes

Dec 11, 2012 2 comments

uild 233 is up and running! Servers should now be updated. This is a bug-fixing, performance and stability patch, with some big improvements to Spark...

Blanace Process & Patches
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Blanace Process & Patches

Nov 22, 2012 5 comments

Now that we have thousands of games played on every patch, and we have so many new players joining the game every day, we really need to make sure that...

Friday Night Match Show & Patch Notes
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Friday Night Match Show & Patch Notes

Nov 16, 2012 3 comments

What are you up to on Friday night? Listening to the WasabiGorge, surely! Tune in to twitch.tv/naturalselection2 for the very first Friday Night Show...

Build 229 Beta Released on Steam
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Build 229 Beta Released on Steam

Nov 13, 2012 0 comments

You can now opt-in to NS2 Steam Betas and help us find bugs before each patch goes live.

Natural Selection 2 - European Sports League
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Natural Selection 2 - European Sports League

Nov 10, 2012 1 comment

we're all going to get the chance to enjoy the biggest competitive event in Natural Selection 2 history.

Post-Launch Post-Mortem & Patch Notes
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Post-Launch Post-Mortem & Patch Notes

Nov 6, 2012 9 comments

Natural Selection 2 Build 228 is now live on Steam. This patch fixes crash issues some players are experiencing, especially those during the "pre-caching...

Natural Selection 2 v1.0 released on Steam
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Natural Selection 2 v1.0 released on Steam

Oct 30, 2012 13 comments

Alert to all Frontiersmen. Alert to all Frontiersmen. Ready your Rifles!

Refinery Reveal
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Refinery Reveal

Oct 25, 2012 0 comments

NS2 will be released on Steam in five days, smack bang on Halloween.

Where in the World & Build 224
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Where in the World & Build 224

Oct 25, 2012 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
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ESL Launch Tournament

Oct 18, 2012 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???
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Builds 222/223 & a Logitech Beta Tournament???

Oct 12, 2012 4 comments

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