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Arctic Awakening adventure due to get support

arctic awakening story adventure due to get support for linux with mac and windows pc

Arctic Awakening story adventure due to get support for Linux with Mac and Windows PC. All thanks to further details from developer GoldFire Studios. Working to make its way onto Steam.

Revealed in a world premiere at the Future Games Show. Arctic Awakening is an episodic first person adventure coming to Linux, Mac, and Windows PC, and consoles this year. All taking place in the Arctic North, Arctic Awakening is a story of survival, friendship, and the devastating impacts of climate change.

At first glance the Arctic Awakening Steam page looks solid. We have Linux already listed, but the SteamDB page only shows Mac and Windows PC.

Yes, we plan on releasing on Windows, Mac, and Linux simultaneously on Steam when the game is fully released.

While this is great news, due note, Arctic Awakening is developed in Unity 3D. Confirming the Steam page details, the day-one release too. Which should work for most disto’s as well as the Steam Deck. As you can see in the trailer below, this is a gripping story of unknowns.

Arctic Awakening – Trailer

It was supposed to be routine. A supply drop to an Alaskan town, auto-pilot on, guard down. You and Donovan were already planning post mission drinks when it happened. The storm. Half the plane disappeared in a flash. Donovan was gone, lost to the howling tempest.

In Arctic Awakening you are Kai, a pilot without a plane lost in the frozen wilderness of the far north. Doing so with only a court mandated therapy bot for company. You’ll need your wits about you to brave the unforgiving Arctic. Doing what you can to find your co-pilot and a way home. Explore stunning yet vicious setting with dynamic game changing weather systems. You will also meet compelling characters, shape relationships with your choices, and confront the dark mysteries buried in each new thrilling episode. What was it that cut your plane clean in two? What is it making those noises after dark?

During the show, studio Director James Simpson expanded in more detail. While explaining what players can expect in the Arctic Awakening features.


  • Hard Won Friendships
    Arctic Awakening is a story adventure, where your choices affect the decisions of those around you. Your actions will change your relationship with your companions, and perhaps your story itself.
  • Lost…and Found
    Since exploration is key to unraveling the secrets that surround you. Uncover the mystery of your missing co-pilot, the source of the disaster that left you stranded. Then maybe, just maybe, find a way home.
  • You Are Not Alone
    In Arctic Awakening the setting itself is a character, one not always on your side. Dynamic weather means each new area never feels the same. Stunning realized vistas combine with an ever changing world. Due to create an atmosphere of discovery, potential, and fear.

What dark mysteries lie beneath the ice? Answers await in the Arctic Awakening story adventure on Linux, Mac, and Windows PC, and consoles the first half of 2023. You can Wishlist the game on Steam.