Subnautica: Can You Save the Sunbeam?

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I have been playing a lot of Subnautica recently and I wanted to test out a question that popped into my mind: Can you Save the Sunbeam? If you’ve never played the game before, at one point in there is a ship called the Sunbeam that responds to your S.O.S. signal and comes to rescue you. But the planet you are on, is under quarantined so it is destroyed upon entry to the planet. In order to disable the gun, you have to find the cure and turn off the gun. Some everything I’ve seen/experienced there is no way to achieve all of this before Sunbeam’s arrival without the use of some cheats. Those cheats being: nocost and invisible (no aggression). With these two things you can “finish” the game before Sunbeam comes. But will the game allow this or will it glitch out?

That’s what I tested within the game and found out you cannot save the Sunbeam. It is doomed to be destroyed as honestly there is no way to legitamately do this task. It just takes too long to find all the blueprints and materials to cure yourself before the Sunbeam’s arrival. Especially with creatures that are designed to set you back from your goal of gathering, searching, or exploration. Plus the map is just so huge and very easy to get turned around in. In some areas I’ve honestly thought I was headed one way but ended up in the wrong place all together… and ended up in the dead zone.

Love ya,

Mae Polzine

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  1. GodlyShadowX
    March 22, 2021 / 4:54 PM

    Thanks for clearing this up this saved me a *WHOLE* lot of time

    • Mae Polzine
      March 22, 2021 / 4:55 PM

      Yeah. There’s no way to save it. Sunbeam will never come rescue you even if you finish the game legitimately.
      ♥ Mae

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