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.

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

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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.

[Bug] Example bug report

This is an example bug report. Description - a short explanation of the issue How to Reproduce - steps taken in-game that cause the bug to occur Additional ...
Suggested by: KM Dave (30 Aug, '21) Upvoted: 28 Aug, '22 Comments: 2
Pinned With QA Bug

[BUG] Items in slots turning invisible.

Initially had an item in my last slot (?) and then I thought I'd lost it, but turns out it was just invisible. I could swap another item into that same slot and it ...
Suggested by: DocDra (24 Sep, '21) Upvoted: 17 Apr Comments: 1
Done Bug

[Bug] Some Obelisks are not working

When clicking some obelisks nothing happens and still says "not activated"
Suggested by: Shievo (23 Sep, '21) Upvoted: 20 Mar, '22 Comments: 3

[Bug] Cannot progress story as left pillar is not spawning

Description - Once we found 4 components of the world forge, the Forge heart stops detecting. We tried starting a new game, and ran into the same issue. Both times we ...
Suggested by: Schanx (25 Sep, '21) Upvoted: 26 Jan, '22 Comments: 3
Done Bug

[Bug] Dailies Not Claimable

I have a couple dailies that are not being claimed, unable to be interacted with, or giving the credits after being completed. I have exited my save, exited the game, ...
Suggested by: Tschetter21 (05 Apr) Upvoted: 31 May Comments: 4
With Developer Bug

[Bug] Void Rift spawned over Overseer on Octopus alien ship

Following the quest line clockwise, I'm meant to talk to the Overseer on his ship. Unfortunately a void rift has opened partially on the ship, covering his spawn ...
Suggested by: AJ (24 Sep, '21) Upvoted: 13 Jan, '22 Comments: 3
Done Bug

[Bug] Weather Effects Inside Shelter/Habitat

Snowstorm, sandstorm, etc effects are persisting inside sealed shelters & habitats. This should not happen.
Suggested by: Lee Thompson (22 Apr) Upvoted: 2 days ago Comments: 1
Under consideration Bug

[Bug] CARL pesters about research when tree is full

Even when the research tree is complete, CARL continues to pester the player. What should happen is there should be a one time congratulations and then CARL ...
Suggested by: Skolia (22 Apr) Upvoted: 31 May Comments: 2
Under consideration Bug

[Bug] Mouse Cursor in menu not working

Description - After starting the game the menu screen appears, but the mouse cursor disappears and doesn't appear to be working How to Reproduce - Every time I ...
Suggested by: Simon (23 Aug, '22) Upvoted: 11 Apr Comments: 2
Needs more info Bug

[Bug] Shop keeper is standing behind the shop

Minor bug, but he really loves how the back of his tent looks it seems.
Suggested by: Shievo (24 Sep, '21) Upvoted: 29 Jan, '22 Comments: 1
Done Bug

[BUG] Selection in Menus Moving On It's Own

Description - Whenever I enter the game, the selection moves through the menu items and the mouse doesn't appear until I hit esc. When I try to go into the options ...
Suggested by: MatchstickMan (14 Apr, '22) Upvoted: 03 May Comments: 5
With Developer Bug

[Bug] infinite loading on reload of save file

I left the game to do some research after about a couple hours of play. When I restarted it, my save would not leave the loading screen. Tips continue to cycle and ...
Suggested by: Steve (10 Mar, '22) Upvoted: 22 Mar, '22 Comments: 4
Done Bug

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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] 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] 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

[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

[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

[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

[BUG] Mouse disappearance after switching monitors

Alt tabbing between one and the other, after coming back to the game, the mouse is gone.
Suggested by: João Ferraz (03 Dec, '22) Upvoted: 01 Apr Comments: 0
Done Bug

[Bug] Waste of spotlight energy in the daytime

**7. The spotlight spends energy even during the day when it is not working.** Load on the network when the spotlight is turned off
Suggested by: FokS (25 Feb, '22) Upvoted: 12 Mar, '22 Comments: 0
Done Bug

[BUG] Menus in Start Screen and on Mission Following Screen moving from entry to entry without stop

Every time I start a Gamem, on the Start Screen, the Courser Jump from entry to entry. If you press return in the Right Time you can choose the entry that you want. ...
Suggested by: Hsaurma (25 Sep, '21) Upvoted: 23 Aug, '22 Comments: 5
Done Bug

[Bug] Launch button/Quick start don't working

I buy the game on Steam. I load the game and I press the "Quick start" button, or I create a "New game" any dificulty, after this I choose a character, and I press ...
Suggested by: HoldFarkas (01 May) Upvoted: 01 May Comments: 4
Under consideration Bug

[Bug] In-game audio becomes slow and distorted

The audio in the main menu is good, this is also the case after a game has been started but while in-game, if the FPS goes down around 30-44 the audio begins to ...
Suggested by: A.I. Spenner (18 Jun, '22) Upvoted: 23 Jul, '22 Comments: 3
Done Bug

[Bug] Waypoint Not Disappearing

When you set waypoint ( tested on mobs and resources ) and that thing disappears, the waypoint stays and you can't interact with it in any way, so i basically have ...
Suggested by: Suzu (23 Sep, '21) Upvoted: 10 Oct, '21 Comments: 3
Done Bug

[Bug] Not Scanned Problem

After i scanned Shock Sprite ( if i remember correctly, i scanned it when it was catched with the net ) i have it already scanned ( when i hover on one of them, it ...
Suggested by: Suzu (22 Sep, '21) Upvoted: 23 Sep, '21 Comments: 3
Done Bug

[Bug] Crash when using net to capture chitterling.

Games crashes regularly when using net to capture chitterling. I'm able to use the resume game function on main menu which places a short time before crash.
Suggested by: Alex (10 May, '22) Upvoted: 10 May, '22 Comments: 2
Done Bug

[Bug] Cutscenes play at full volume

Description - I have all of the sound sliders around 50% or less. Cutscenes seemed to play at full volume and were quite jarring
Suggested by: Ander (09 Dec, '21) Upvoted: 14 Dec, '21 Comments: 2
Done Bug

[BUG] Crafting menu frequently fails to show some of the craftable items.

Sometimes when I want to craft an item, a battery or an Airsynth, for example, the item does not appear in the craft menu. Save-and-exit followed by reload generally ...
Suggested by: Rorschach (29 Nov, '21) Upvoted: 21 Mar, '22 Comments: 2
Done Bug

[Bug] Shopkeeper disappears on reload

In singleplayer campaign mode, the market shopkeeper, upon saving, quiting the game, reopening, and reloading, the shopkeeper becomes a normal worker and begins ...
Suggested by: Johnny (01 Oct, '21) Upvoted: 22 Dec, '21 Comments: 2
Done Bug

[Bug] close rift device

I have lost the device, I spoke to cence and I can create another one with 10 void crystal, but when I give it the option to obtain a device, nothing happens.
Suggested by: Blakistas (28 Sep, '21) Upvoted: 03 Oct, '21 Comments: 2
Done Bug

[Bug] Insta Heal Heath

All damage I take I insta heal it back. I have no armor equipped. Like I'm just face tanking 4 mobs right now tabbed out with 0 armor and I'm insta healing it all ...
Suggested by: Whemey (24 Sep, '21) Upvoted: 13 Dec, '21 Comments: 2
Done Bug

[Bug] Sound and Game Freeze

The sounds and framerate frequently lag or freeze
Suggested by: Deadguy71 (22 Sep, '21) Upvoted: 25 Sep, '21 Comments: 2
With Developer Bug

[Bug] Placable objects auto repair when picked up

Description - I noticed on stream today that if you have something damaged. In my case a solar panel that is about to break and you pick it up and set it back down ...
Suggested by: Choxy (19 Apr) Upvoted: 21 Apr Comments: 1
Under consideration Bug

[Bug] Wind Turbine is not affected by snowstorms/sandstorms

Wind Turbine is not affected by snowstorms and sandstorms when placed not in windy places. When it is placed in wind places, it produces 14 energy and in sandstorm ...
Suggested by: TheGreatestCat (19 Apr) Upvoted: 23 Apr Comments: 1
Under consideration Bug

[Bug] Crash in fire biome during certain circumstances.

I managed to recreate a crash in the biomes that contain lava. If your character is "on fire" and tries to mine etc the game will crash. I also had issues with the ...
Suggested by: FrickenMoron (18 Apr) Upvoted: 25 Apr Comments: 1
Under consideration Bug

[Feature] Get resources from buildings in a backpack , not on the ground

**5. Take half of the resources from the buildings by pressing Ctrl into your backpack and not on the ground.** *Comment: When you press Ctrl, half of the divisible ...
Suggested by: FokS (25 Feb, '22) Upvoted: 25 Feb, '22 Comments: 1
Under consideration Bug

[Bug] Nets

The nets barely work now. I have tried many times and gotten countless bullseyes and the skitterlings always infuriatingly run away. Please fix this now.
Suggested by: Rafael (22 Dec, '21) Upvoted: 21 Mar, '22 Comments: 1
Done Bug

[Bug] Closing Rift Quest Bug

If the players dies while trying to close the rift, the quest is "not completed" and u have to run back to your corps but the rift disappeared and there is no way to ...
Suggested by: Kucky (13 Oct, '21) Upvoted: 13 Oct, '21 Comments: 1
Done Bug

[Bug] Clawtooth won’t take the first aid kit

Anyone else have this problem? I made 3 first aid kits, i have the objective to gove one to Clawtooth, but when I talk to him he says, “What?” And then it gives me ...
Suggested by: KM Dave (28 Sep, '21) Upvoted: 03 Oct, '21 Comments: 1
Done Bug

[Bug] Void Lance has no stats

No damage/dps stats listed when hovering over Void Lance
Suggested by: KM Dave (24 Sep, '21) Upvoted: 25 Sep, '21 Comments: 1
Done Bug