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UBOAT

Simulator of a submarine from WWII era.

UBOAT is a naval simulation game made by Deep Water Studio and published by PlayWay S.A.. Control the crew in order to control the boat. You look after their physical and mental health, because if the sailors are hungry, tired and their spirit is low, there’s no chance of winning even a skirmish. It is a survival sandbox with crew management mechanics while its primary theme is life of German sailors. The boat is their home, but it can become their grave at any time.

Game Info

Release Date: 30 Apr, 2019
Developer: Deep Water Studio
Publisher: PlayWay S.A.
Genre: Action, Indie, Simulation, Strategy
Rating: 76/100

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System Requirements

Minimum Specifications


OS: Win 7
CPU: Core i3 3.1 GHz or AMD Phenom II X3 2.8 GHz
RAM: 6 GB
GRAPHIC: GeForce GTX 560 1GB (720p Low), GeForce GTX 750 Ti 2GB (1080p Low) or AMD equivalents
HDD: 20 GB

Recommended Specifications


OS: Win 10
CPU: Intel Quad Core i7 3770K or AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
RAM: 8 GB
GRAPHIC: GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB (1080p High), GeForce GTX 1070 8GB (1080p Extreme) or AMD equivalents
HDD: 20 GB

Game Features:

  • Upgrade your boat for the rewarded funds.
  • Receive additional permissions for the reputation points.
  • Buy new equipment – new torpedo types, sonar decoys, CO2 absorbers and much more.
  • Send your officers on special tasks in the headquarters to, among other things, speed up a research of new technologies.
  • Disable unnecessary devices, to keep your accumulators running for longer.
  • Tell your crew to stay in their bunks to preserve oxygen.
  • If crew’s morale is low – play with them a session of Skat or play music from nearby radio stations, to fortify their hearts.

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UBOAT Review

7.6 Total Score
Good

UBOAT is a simulator of a submarine from WWII era, yet different than all you have seen so far. During the playthrough you will receive assignments from the Kriegsmarine headquarters. They are never linear and you may receive additional orders during them or face unexpected problems. Brave completion of assignments from the headquarters is rewarded with additional budget for the unit under your command and with acceptance of your growing reputation as an u-boat's skipper. You will need that, to upgrade your ship and keep up with enemy's technological advances. The extensive damage system is a foundation of the game's survival elements. Unprecedented situations are bound to happen as the effect of received damage, testing player's creativity and ability to stay calm. You can try to save the whole crew or leave someone behind, to save the others. While your ship travels through the open seas, you will often find yourself being on your own. Use your management skills to spend resources taken on the trip optimally and in special cases try to recover them on the sea, by asking your allies for the help... or by looting wreckages of enemy ships. Game's simulation elements are very realistic, but that never comes at a cost of gameplay quality. Despite extensive simulation elements, UBOAT can be played like a regular game and complex matters can be learned later to become a better skipper for the commanded unit. Even small things like the influence of ballast in each compartment on the ship's trim (tilt) or Earth's curvature are faithfully reproduced in the game. This game has capitalised on all the best ideas of the genre and removed some of the more tedious ones to create a new Submarine game giving you an unmatched experience as a UBOAT officer in WW2.

Good
7.6
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