Welcome to Beyond Contact Public Feature Suggestions and Bug Reporting

We are using this public feature upvoter and bug tracker to allow our community to help identify potential bugs and also have a voice in determining which features will make it into the game.

Start here:
Before you add an entry, please use the search function to see if your feature suggestion or bug already exists in the list.

When adding a Suggestion write [Feature] in your feature suggestion title.
When adding a bug write [Bug] in your bug report title.

Please use English and be polite.
Respect And Kindness Above All.

Bug reports marked as Needs More Info will be closed if there is no player response after 30 days.

Please Keep in mind that we will do our best to prioritize your additions based on their place in the list, but we also have to consider development time and resources when deciding how we schedule in new features and bug fixes.

[Feature] Full Stack of Fuel in Power Plants Fuel Slot

Right now power plants and power generators allow to place us in their fuel slot only limited amount of fuel that most of the time isn't 1/5 of entire fuel stack. And ...
Suggested by: WarStalkeR (24 Dec, '21) Upvoted: 17 Apr Comments: 0
Not planned Feature Suggestion

[Feature] Stronger Walls (true to their description)

* Basic Walls/Gates - can be left as is, since they are already true to their description. They are makeshift, and they are expected to be as brittle as they are. * ...
Suggested by: WarStalkeR (01 Dec, '21) Upvoted: 13 Apr Comments: 0

[Feature] Advanced Tier Equipment

Late game gear would be great. A suit that you don't need to swap out, can survive all environments. I originally thought this was what the exo-suit would do but ...
Suggested by: GoldenOuroboros (22 Oct, '21) Upvoted: 05 Jul, '22 Comments: 0

[Feature] Death needs to be more punishing in multiplayer.

I know it's alpha, but currently the answer to almost every problem is to suicide currently if re-spawn is turned on, and if re-spawn is off it isn't really playable. ...
Suggested by: Shwayne (22 Sep, '21) Upvoted: 05 Oct, '21 Comments: 0

[Feature] Divide Items

Add option to divide item stacks by half. I think it would be pretty helpful and definitely when playing with someone.
Suggested by: Suzu (21 Sep, '21) Upvoted: 27 Sep, '21 Comments: 5

[BUG] System shutdown

After clicking start, the game gets to Photo Sensitivity warning then instantly shuts down the pc, tried multiple other games, all run as should, tried file ...
Suggested by: Peter Chulk (07 Apr) Upvoted: 07 Apr Comments: 4
Done Bug

[Bug] Polish Language Bugs

Problem with display of polish letters. When there is a pop-up text in the upper left corner, letter "ę" ( maybe some other too, i only saw this one ) isn't ...
Suggested by: Suzu (21 Sep, '21) Upvoted: 27 Jun, '22 Comments: 4
Done Bug

[Feature] Add the ability to sleep through night cycles.

There are enough instances during my time playing that I don't really need/want to travel around at night, more so in the early days.. It would be beneficial to have ...
Suggested by: Illeos (07 Apr) Upvoted: 18 Apr Comments: 2
Under consideration Feature Suggestion

[Feature] Shop CO-OP

In CO-OP shop upgrades are shared but items that this upgrades provides are not share. Can you do some thing about this.
Suggested by: Igor (16 Oct, '21) Upvoted: 14 Jan, '22 Comments: 2
Under consideration Feature Suggestion

[Feature]Adding a health loss interface.

Add pop-up damage numbers near the character. I will fix an example from other games for understanding.
Suggested by: FokS (27 Feb, '22) Upvoted: 27 Aug, '22 Comments: 1
Under consideration Feature Suggestion

[Feature] Need a clean solution for backpack swapping

Currently the only action that is available is swap, so have two backpacks laying around my home base. Would be great to be able to pick up into a normal slot then ...
Suggested by: GoldenOuroboros (22 Oct, '21) Upvoted: 06 Oct, '22 Comments: 1

[Bug] Sound Issue when a lot of machines are running at once.

Sounds like things are breaking when teleporting to the base, and sometimes it sounds like there are more machines than there actually is.
Suggested by: Shievo (30 Sep, '21) Upvoted: 14 Jan, '22 Comments: 1
Done Bug

[Bug] UltraWide Monitor support

Black Bars left and right on Ultra Wide but Game runs in the Background of Black Bars. I can see other Players Health Bar in the Black. Samsung C49RG90 5K (5120 x ...
Suggested by: Cafiso (22 Sep, '21) Upvoted: 25 Sep, '21 Comments: 1
Done Bug

[Feature] Recycler Items - Please Include Floors/Walls

Please add floor/wall/door pieces to the recycler. When upgrading a base you end up with a lot of old, obsolete stuff and there's no way to dispose of it.
Suggested by: Skolia (23 Apr) Upvoted: 14 May Comments: 0
Under consideration Feature Suggestion

[Feature] True Geothermal Power

Like the 'wind' locations, there should be 'fissures' where you could place a geothermal power plant that does not require fuel.
Suggested by: Skolia (22 Apr) Upvoted: 14 May Comments: 0
Under consideration Feature Suggestion

[Features] Ability to recharge HeadLamp

Greetings. After twenty four hours of game play, I thought I would offer a few suggestions. Why do I have to create a new Torch Hat when the light runs out? Why ...
Suggested by: Hyde_v (18 Apr) Upvoted: 30 Apr Comments: 0
Under consideration Feature Suggestion

[Feature] Modular armor

Have one or two suits available per tech level. (I'm also in favor of more tech levels). These can have base stats and would have increasingly many module slots. ...
Suggested by: LandLocked (01 Apr, '22) Upvoted: 03 May Comments: 0
Under consideration Feature Suggestion

[Feature] Tutorial

A short tutorial taking you through the most important starter knowledge you need to get into the game. Like how does reasearch work, how to use the crafting ...
Suggested by: gitarrlillan (12 Mar, '22) Upvoted: 26 May, '22 Comments: 0

[Bug] Voice lines when picking up scanned creature

Description - When I use a net to capture shock sprites I get the voice lines as if I captured a creature I had not yet scanned.
Suggested by: Ander (09 Dec, '21) Upvoted: 11 Jan, '22 Comments: 0
Done Bug

[Feature] Item Icons On Map With Filters

It would be cool if there were map icons for items you have not looted and/or dropped in the world, accompanied with a filter for items. This would make it much ...
Suggested by: Brian Steele (06 Nov, '21) Upvoted: 15 Jan, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration Feature Suggestion

[Feature] Brachylon Quest Line Should offer Rift closing Totems

So in the Campaign if one is unfortunate and chooses to follow the left Quest line ( the Brachylon ) to do first it is left at the Mercy of the void Rifts. It is ...
Suggested by: TheNeomare Youtube (26 Oct, '21) Upvoted: 05 Jul, '22 Comments: 0
Not planned Feature Suggestion

[Feature] On death, a button to start a new game.

Just Quality of life button that makes it faster to start over, without having to go to the main menu.
Suggested by: Shievo (01 Oct, '21) Upvoted: 25 Nov, '21 Comments: 0

[Feature] Open World Sandbox Survival Mode. "Endless without campaign"

When i purchased this game i kind of figured it was a sandbox open world survival crafting game with a back story but soon realized its a linear story line that you ...
Suggested by: G85 (30 Sep, '21) Upvoted: 08 Jan, '22 Comments: 0

[Feature] Turn camera by set degrees (45 degrees or 90)

So when you press Q it turns a set amount like 45 degrees or 90 degrees.
Suggested by: Shievo (27 Sep, '21) Upvoted: 05 Dec, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration Feature Suggestion

[Bug] The Forge Must Be Fixed

I found the Inner Stone Ring, Outer Stone Ring. Massive Stone Ring, Broken Ancient Pillar Piece, and Void Infused Ancient Pillar Piece. The quest does not let me ...
Suggested by: Matthew (31 Oct, '21) Upvoted: 11 Apr Comments: 4
Done Bug

[Bug] Crafting stations stuck to on.

Teleported back to my base to find all crafting, research, cooking and refining stations stuck to "working" all on and using power even though nothing was in them. ...
Suggested by: GoldenOuroboros (22 Oct, '21) Upvoted: 02 Apr, '22 Comments: 4
Under consideration Bug

[Feature] Specify that Refined Carapace refers to Urchin Carapace

Farmed a bunch of Carapace from Viperlisks before finding out I needed them from Urchins to refine them. What is the point of the Viperlisk Carapace?
Suggested by: Shievo (28 Sep, '21) Upvoted: 21 Mar, '22 Comments: 4

[Feature] **Edit** Official Wiki Coming Soon

Hi, i started wiki coz couldnt found any. I'm not a native speaker, so sorry for possible misspelling or grammar mistakes. **Edit** **Deleted the link to not ...
Suggested by: Mad scientist (27 Sep, '21) Upvoted: 13 Apr Comments: 4

[BUG] Invincible creatures

Sometimes creatures stop being able to be hit, neither by me or other creatures. They are still able to hit me. Has happened to me for both a Viperlisk and a Cryonid
Suggested by: Shievo (24 Sep, '21) Upvoted: 03 Oct, '21 Comments: 4
Done Bug

[Bug] Keyboard Configuration

wouldn't let me use the 'E' button on the keyboard. I tried to change the rotation direktion by switching Q with E and vice versa, but it would not realise/recognize ...
Suggested by: Groby (12 Feb) Upvoted: 05 Apr Comments: 3
Under consideration

[Bug] stuck

just by walking, i got completly stuck. (maybe adding an unstuck option, like teleporting to the nearest respawn point) seed : 1454638125 location : west of the ...
Suggested by: Thyrguilar (31 Jan, '22) Upvoted: 09 Apr Comments: 3
Done Bug

[Feature] Supported Controller's

This game only seems to work with a few controllers. Neither my steam controller nor my PS5 controller work. I had to hook up an actual Xbox controller for the game ...
Suggested by: Shawn Jones (05 Oct, '21) Upvoted: 05 May Comments: 3

[Feature] Pets

I want to capture aliens and make them my pets!! i wanna name them!!!! and be able to equip things to them!!! like backpacks for extra storage, armor or weapons or ...
Suggested by: laurel (11 Feb) Upvoted: 31 May Comments: 2
Under consideration Bug Feature Suggestion

[Feature] Water

Add Thirst, and make depleting speed depending on the weather.
Suggested by: kazama (19 Jul, '22) Upvoted: 18 Apr Comments: 2
Not planned Feature Suggestion

[Bug] Game startup takes a long time

When starting up, From the Deep Silver Logo to the Game Menu, takes 12 minutes 31 seconds to get to the menu. I have no problem with other games, e.g. I can start up ...
Suggested by: rahly (10 Mar, '22) Upvoted: 28 Apr Comments: 2
Under consideration Bug

[Bug] Stone ring

After transferring the stone ring to the Ecumenical forge, it is not displayed inside the forge and is not available for repair.
Suggested by: Denis (06 Nov, '21) Upvoted: 21 Mar, '22 Comments: 2
Done Bug

[Feature] A better refiner that allows to refine multiple items at once.

It's kinda underwhealming that I had to build 2-4 Refiners to refine several items at once, worse the refine rate was slow too. I do hope for an improved or better ...
Suggested by: Trickster (09 May) Upvoted: 14 May Comments: 1
Under consideration Feature Suggestion

[Feature] Battery Bank Mark II

There should be a more efficient battery bank, when you get into fully functional bases, the exiting battery bank power duration isn't very useful.
Suggested by: Skolia (22 Apr) Upvoted: 09 May Comments: 1
Under consideration Feature Suggestion

[Feature] Replace floors rather than deconstruct

When upgrading bases from a shelter to a habitat players will find you need to deconstruct the existing walls and floors. The problem with deconstructing the floors ...
Suggested by: BeBopAnonymous (22 Apr) Upvoted: 17 May Comments: 1
Under consideration Feature Suggestion

[Bug]- bountiful plants

when making bountiful plants (both tamber and kepple) with the botany lab, it shows are requiring 5 bloom crystals. I had none in my inventory but the recipe showed ...
Suggested by: Charlie (20 Apr) Upvoted: 23 Apr Comments: 1
Under consideration Bug

[Bug] Stuck Between two rocks

I walked between two rocks and got stuck
Suggested by: Lonny (08 Apr) Upvoted: 31 May Comments: 1
Under consideration Bug

[Feature] Master chef

Add recipes : combine 2/3/4 ingredients to give new meals, may also give buff/bonus depending on number of ingredients ans the rarity of the ingredients. And also add ...
Suggested by: Kazama (05 Jul, '22) Upvoted: 02 Feb Comments: 1
Under consideration Feature Suggestion

[Feature] Sprint

Add a sprint toggle and push system, so that the game doesn't feel like a jogging simulator. It would deplete air and food faster when using it, and would be a nice ...
Suggested by: PeeWee (11 Jan, '22) Upvoted: 13 Apr Comments: 1
Under consideration Feature Suggestion

[Bug] Loading after intro = 5 minutes

The game takes 3 to 5 minute to load the menu, all there is after the intros is the animation in the right corner down. It's installed on an SSD and I have a 3900X ...
Suggested by: PeeWee (08 Jan, '22) Upvoted: 17 Apr Comments: 1
Done Bug

[Bug] Game crashes on multiplayer join

Description - As per title How to Reproduce - whenever a player joins Additional information - seed ID - 1167668410
Suggested by: Schanx (25 Sep, '21) Upvoted: 06 May Comments: 1
Done Bug

[Feature] Recycling Building Parts

The option to use the Recycler to break down older building parts that aren't used anymore. I found myself with an overwhelming amount of Advanced Walls and Gates ...
Suggested by: Azrael (15 May) Upvoted: 25 May Comments: 0
Under consideration Feature Suggestion

[Feature] Void Crystals in Data Lab only return 1x Crystal Data

They could at least return 3x I mean a bloom crystal gives you 7x!! Which could be 8x :P
Suggested by: Pfanne (02 May) Upvoted: 25 May Comments: 0
Under consideration Feature Suggestion

[Feature] Underwater biome, underground/cave biome, electrical storms/regions

a biome in which you need special gear to spend longer durations without oxygen. new flora/fauna, resources etc. Caves, tunnels and dungeons. Electrical storms or ...
Suggested by: Noah (29 Apr) Upvoted: 14 May Comments: 0
Under consideration Feature Suggestion

[Feature] Add more custom options (x2 resources x2 xp rate)

Please give us more option at the start of the game (survival) like x2 ressources, or x2 xp rate. That take too much time to leveling up. Thanks i just want to ...
Suggested by: Harmonium (25 Apr) Upvoted: 08 May Comments: 0
Under consideration Feature Suggestion

[Feature] Quinn's Mini-Turret Too Fragile

Quinn's mini-turrets area little too fragile, perhaps add a skill point tree option to toughen them up.
Suggested by: Skolia (22 Apr) Upvoted: 31 May Comments: 0
Under consideration Feature Suggestion