Early Access FAQ
World of Diving Early Access will grow and develop over time, allowing a small studio such as ours to release the game in manageable chunks, while at the same time giving you the chance to get involved from very early on Q: How can I play World of Diving Early Access? A: you will need to pre-order World of Diving Q: Can't i play for free? A: Currenly only pre-order customers can play World of Diving Early Access Q: How do i pre-order World of Diving Early Access? Q: click here Q: Is this a Demo, Alpha or Beta? A: This is the first public version of the game that will be released, it will not be representative of what World of Diving will be upon release. Q: What kind of input devices will be supported? A: You can use a PC keyboard and mouse or a game pad. Q: Will there be day/night time cycle? A: For the moment, no. (This might be a future feature though.) Q: Will I be able to customize the island and/or decorate the house? A: You can customize the island and house in the included mission editor. Q: For whom will World of Diving Early Access be playable? A: World of Diving Early Access is available to everyone who has pre-ordered World of Diving. Q: What kind of multiplayer functionality can I expect? A: Player matchmaking, friend lists, friend invites and a basic chat system. Q: Can I walk around on the island? A: Yes! Q: Is there chlorine in the pool? A: The pool’s digital filter system uses chlorine pool tablets, so no worries there. Q: Can I swim with my in-game buddy? A: Yes! Q: Are there any missions to play? A: Lots! Q: What about a huge beach party with friends, ponies and cocktails? A: We’ll keep this idea in mind for the launch party once the game is completed. ;-) Q: What equipment will be available? A: All current shop items will be available. Q: Can we use the underwater scooter in the pool? A: Abselutely. Q: What about music and sound effects? A: The game features a full range of sound effects and an ambience music track. Q: Can I also just enter the game by myself, and is an Internet connection required? A: Yes, you can definitely plunge in single player, you don't need an internet connection if you play the game in single player. Q: Will there be a dedicated server? A: The player starting the session will be the dedicated host for that party Q: What languages will be supported? A: English for sure; other languages depend on community contribution for now. Q: What are the hardware requirements? A: The art and code have not been optimized yet, so hardware requirements might change in the future. We are aiming for:
Minimum Intel Pentium Core 2 Duo or equivalent AMD
1 GB RAM memory 1 GB Free Disk Space
Pixel shader 3.0 compatible card (All laptop models were not tested and some may not provide features adequate to meet the intense hardware requirement.)
OS: Windows XP with SP2 or later; Windows 7 with SP1 or later; Windows 8; Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later. Windows Vista is not supported.
Q: Can we add user-generated content?
A: Yes, you can create your own missions and design your own scene around them.
Q: Can we play with the Oculus Rift?
A: The SD and HD Oculus Rift are both supported.