We’re excited to reveal our plans for the upcoming updates. We plan to stay in Early Access until the second half of 2023 and release new updates every two weeks. We’ve put together a roadmap of the upcoming content:


  • ✅ 5th playable species
  • ✅ New Glade Events
  • ✅ Scarlet Orchard’s unique biome mechanic
  • ✅ Metal & Mining branch evolution
  • ✅ Blightrot system evolution
  • ✅ New Perks
  • ✅ New Buildings
  • ✅ New Modifiers
  • ✅ New Orders
  • ✅ New Decorations
  • ✅ New System
  • ✅ Twitch Integration
  • ✅ UI/UX improvements
  • ✅ World Map Cycles Overhaul
  • ✅ New biome: Sealed Forest
  • ✅ Tutorial improvements
  • ✅ Community-requested features
  • Steam Deck Verified
  • And more!

The roadmap is subject to change based on many factors, including community feedback. We put a special emphasis on issues and suggestions posted by players.

We provide various tools for you to influence the development and monitor its progress, such as:

We can’t wait to hear from you!


Modest Update (November 23, 2023)

The Cycle is nearing its end… Today’s update is the last before 1.0 release. As we’re wrapping things up, the update might feel smaller than usual and hence it’s honestly dubbed “Modest Update”. Despite that, we still managed to snag some new features for you:

  • New conversations with Lori
  • Rebalanced Ancient Seal objectives
  • Mouse buttons rebinding
  • Option to disable all ingredients and/or recipes by default
  • 9 New Achievements (for already existing Deeds)
  • And more!

Click to learn more.

Tutorials and Tips Update (November 9, 2023)

Whether you’re a newcomer, learning the ropes of Viceroy’s duties, or a returning player seeking to refresh your memory, rest assured, we have you covered! The update introduces two new tutorials focused on trading, Hostility, and Rainpunk. But as always, that’s not all!

What’s new:

  • 2 new tutorial missions
  • Replayable tutorial scenarios
  • 48 new icons
  • Building counters
  • And more!

Click to learn more.

Guidance and Lore Update - Part 2 (October 26, 2023)

With this update, we’re diving into the world of home décor! Complete Deeds and progress your Viceroy career to unlock new collectible items that will cozy up your home.

What’s new:

  • Collectible decorations
  • 8 new Deeds (Seals)
  • New conversation topics
  • Idle farmers indicator
  • And more!

Click to learn more.

Guidance and Lore Update - Part 1 (October 12, 2023)

Home, sweet home! I can’t think of anything more pleasant than basking in front of the fireplace and reading the hot-off-the-press issue of the Smoldering City Journal. 

Here are the keys to your new home. Take your raincoat off, put on those comfy slippers, and enjoy your reading.

What’s new:

  • Aunt Lori – interactable character
  • Tutorialized narrative
  • Building deactivation
  • Grid and list view in Warehouse

Click to learn more.

Logistics and Balance Update (September 28, 2023)

We’re back with yet another portion of features, UX improvements, and balance changes to keep you on your toes.

What’s new:

  • Haulers revamp
  • New perks
  • New Forest Mysteries
  • Storage reserve (lower limit)
  • Cornerstones rebalance
  • Recipe distribution rebalance
  • And more!

Click to learn more.

Hauler Station Update (September 14, 2023)

We’re introducing the Hauler Station – a new non-essential building – because even in a world tormented by apocalyptic storms, someone needs to carry the groceries. Your settlers can finally take a load off, literally!

What’s new:

  • New buildings: Hauler Stations
    • Small – a ruin found in small glades
    • Big – a possible blueprint choice
  • 16:10 resolution readability improvements (Steam Deck)
  • New default town names
  • And more!

Click to learn more.

Sealed Forest Update (August 31, 2023)

It’s time to venture into the Sealed Forest – a mysterious and hostile biome with unique mechanics and a completely new victory condition. 

Withstand terrible plagues and use the new Beacon Tower to summon aid directly from the Citadel. Find and collect the lost parts of the Ancient Guardian to summon it and close the broken Seal.

What’s new:

  • Sealed Forest biome
  • Seal reforging mechanic
  • Plagues
  • Beacon Tower building
  • 12 new music tracks

Click to learn more.

Seal Contracts Update (August 17, 2023)

At the time of writing this article, it’s so hot out here that people have started calling it the Smoldering City. Take our advice: grab a cold glass of water, turn up those soothing rainfall sounds, and enjoy the new Against the Storm Update.

Here’s what’s new:

  • Seal Contracts – pick the Seals for the next Cycle
  • 3 new World Events
  • Custom resource category
  • New Prestige 15 modifier (Longer Storm was moved to Viceroy difficulty)
  • Rebalanced Timed Orders
  • and more!

Click to learn more.

Upgraded Living Update (August 3, 2023)

Homeowners, rejoice! Old Farluf’s Fixer Uppers are now open for business. In return for a little investment, you can improve your villagers’ living standards and get useful effects that will improve their resourcefulness.

But that’s not all! Here’s what’s new:

  • Species-specific House Upgrades
  • New Cornerstones
  • New Citadel Upgrades
  • Rebalanced World Events
  • House slot lock
  • UX features

Click to learn more.

Payment Planner Update (July 20, 2023)

We have come here to chew jerky and talk about the new update. And we’re all out of jerky. Curse you, Lizards!

In other news, here’s what’s new:

  • Payments panel
  • New glade layouts
  • Perks rebalance
  • World Map difficulty rings
  • Match Trader’s offer
  • Auto-stop sacrificing
  • And more!

Click to learn more.

World Events Update (July 6, 2023)

The coat-wearing, Queen-obeying folks are back with the new update. Here’s what’s new:

  • 5 new World Events
  • 9 new illustrations and sound effects for existing World Events
  • UX improvements
  • Improved stability (should prevent certain instances of crashes)
  • And more!

Click to learn more.

Cycles Reforged Update (June 22, 2023)

Embark on a Cycle-long journey toward the Ancient Seals. Grow your caravan, solve World Events, and plan your route to the ultimate goal!

We’re very excited to finally share with you the extensive Cycle Overhaul that we’ve been testing on the Experimental Branch for the past few weeks. 

Here’s what’s new:

  • New World Map System: Ancient Seals
  • New World Map System: the Viceroy’s Caravan
  • New World Map System: World Map Events
  • New Upgrades: Faction Trade Routes
  • And more!

Click to learn more.

Quality of Life Update (June 8, 2023)

In today’s update, we bring you some long-awaited gameplay and interface improvements, as well as some new features and balance changes.

What’s new:

  • New small glade Event: Obelisk
  • 8 new haunted ruins
  • 15 new Stormforged variants of Cornerstones
  • Games’ history tab
  • Citadel Upgrades summary
  • “Unassign all woodcutters” button
  • Keybinds for selected buildings
  • Event working time progress bar
  • And more!

Click to learn more.

Fishman Soothsayer Update (May 25, 2023)

Our new reports speak of the Fishman Soothsayer. He does not speak, though you can hear his voice. His eyes are blank, yet you can feel his gaze. He is not afraid of death, he stands by its side.

Are you brave enough to look into the future?

What’s new:

  • Forbidden Glade event: Fishman Soothsayer
  • Balance changes: Ore, Fuel, Packs
  • UX: Caravan resources, Worker overlay specializations

Click to learn more.

Forest Treasures Update (May 11, 2023)

Pack some jerky and put your favorite raincoats on – it’s time to settle new lands! Remember, fortune favors the bold, and the forests hold many hidden treasures for those who dare to explore them.

What’s new:

  • New small glade events:
    • Treasure Stags (3 types)
    • Wandering Traders (3 types)
    • Rainpunk Drill
  • 4 new perks
  • New timed order
  • And more!

Click to learn more.

Merchant Shipwreck Update (April 27, 2023)

The dust has barely settled after Foxes joined the game, but we’re already back with the new content update in which we’re introducing:

  • New glade event: Merchant Shipwreck
  • 8 new Deeds
  • 6 new Ghost encounters
  • 7 new Orders
  • New language: Thai
  • and more!

Click to learn more.

Sentinels of the Forest Update (April 13, 2023)

Against the Storm grows with the biggest content update ever.

Sentinels of the Forest Update introduces:

  • New playable species: Foxes
  • 5 new buildings: Fox House, Tea Doctor, Tea House, Distillery, and Beanery
  • Starting Abilities (unique for every species)
  • 11 new orders
  • 3 new perks
  • 7 new Citadel Upgrades
  • Increased level cap: 18
  • New food: Porridge
  • 2 new Deeds
  • 2 new decorations
  • New glade event
  • New attribute: Hunger Tolerance
  • 5 new languages: Czech, Hungarian, Italian, Turkish, and Ukrainian
  • And more!

Click to learn more.

Explorer's Choice Update (March 30, 2023)

We have a new update or two coming your way. Here’s what’s new in today’s Explorer’s Choice Update:

  • Event Choices system (glade events revamped)
  • Objective icons in Orders
  • 3 new decorations
  • New music track
  • New event working animations

Click to learn more.

Twitch Integration Update (March 16, 2023)

We’re back with yet another Against the Storm Update! This time, we’re wrapping up another feature from the Roadmap: Twitch Integration. 

  • Twitch Integration: Forest Guardians vs Council of Elders chat minigame
  • Twitch Integration: chat polls
  • Fuel prioritization
  • Forest Mysteries rebalance
  • 3 new Forest Mysteries
  • Orders rebalance
  • 2 new Orders
  • And more!

Click to learn more.

Modifiers Update (March 2, 2023)

I’m your host Pervun Runebeak and in today’s update notes, we’re covering all the exciting new content that we added to the game in the Modifiers Update. So sit back, grab some Pickled Goods, and let’s get started!

Here’s what’s new:

  • 8 new Modifiers
  • Trade Routes interface improvements
  • Effect previews for retroactive Cornerstones

Click to learn more.

Favoring Update (February 16, 2023)

Greetings, Viceroys!

Today, as we reflect on the past and look into the future of Against the Storm, please allow us to be a bit sentimental and dedicate this intro to each of you who joined us on this wondrous adventure. Thank you, Viceroys, for helping us shape this game!

And how here’s what’s new:

  • New logistics functionality
  • Lighter Treatment cooldown
  • Altar of Decay event
  • 5 new Cornerstones
  • and more!

Click to learn more.

Rainpunk Update - Part 2 (February 2, 2023)

Welcome to the world’s most predictable weather forecast. Brace yourself, folks, it’s going to rain again.

Fortunately, Rainpunk engineers continue to find new ways to leverage the persistent rainstorm to bring innovations. Here’s what’s new:

  • Revamped Rain Collector
  • New building: Advance Rain Collector
  • Upgradable Geyser Pumps
  • New Glade Events
  • New Forest Mysteries
  • New Cornerstones
  • 5th Species Vote (time-limited!)
  • And more!

Click to learn more.

Rainpunk Update - Part 1 (January 19, 2023)

We’re back to occupy your screenspace with news about Against the Storm’s brand-new update. 

Here’s what have in store for you today:

  • Rainpunk Technology
  • Revamped Blightrot system
  • 7 new Upgrades
  • 9 new Orders
  • 2 new Forest Mysteries
  • And more!

Click to learn more.

Training Expeditions Update (January 5, 2023)

It’s update time again, folks! And this time, we’ve got some exciting news: we’re introducing Training Expeditions that allow you to tailor your custom game experience to your heart’s desire. 

What’s new:

  • Training Expeditions (custom game mode)
  • Steam Trading Cards
  • UI/UX improvements

Click to learn more.

Camps Update - Part 2 (December 22, 2022)

The second part of the Camps Update is out now! If we worked in Hollywood, this would be a trilogy, but unfortunately for you, we’re just a bunch of gamers who happen to make games for a living. So enjoy this update, because it’s all you’re getting for now!

Jokes aside, here’s what’s new:

  • Visually revamped Camps
  • Starting glade layouts
  • New Cornerstones
  • Storage limits
  • And more!

Click to learn more.

Camps Update - Part 1 (December 8, 2022)

Happy Update day! Starting today, you will be able to gather all the small food nodes with a new set of essential Small Camps. 

But that’s not all! Here’s what’s new:

  • New buildings: Small Camps
  • Camps rebalance
  • Glade resources rebalance
  • Rewards rebalance
  • Woodcutters’ Camp modes list (+new mode)
  • New hotkeys
  • Auto-pause
  • And more!

Click to learn more.

Lighthouse Update (November 24, 2022)

The new bi-weekly update is out now. Let’s shed some light on the new features:

  • 3 new Glade Events
  • 2 new large decorations
  • 4 new Deeds
  • Improved decorations calculations
  • Rebalanced multiple aspects of the Scarlet Orchard
  • Camera panning with mouse
  • And more!

Click to learn more.

Royal Archeologist Update (November 10, 2022)

Unearth the secrets of Scarlet Orchard in the new bi-weekly update. Here’s what’s new:

  • Scarlet Orchard visual revamp
  • Scarlet Orchard’s unique biome mechanic
  • New building: Archeologist’s Office
  • New Citadel Upgrade
  • Community-inspired changes
  • Available on GeForce NOW
  • And more!

Click to learn more.

Steam & GOG Release (November 1, 2022)

Here’s what you can expect from the Early Access version’s content:

  • 5 biomes
  • 4 playable species
  • Daily Challenges
  • 170+ Deeds (including 50 Steam Achievements)
  • 4 basic & 20 Prestige difficulty levels
  • Blightrot corruption system
  • Trade Routes system
  • 230+ Regular Orders & 60+ Timed Orders
  • 250+ perks
  • 8 traders
  • 60+ Smoldering City Upgrades
  • 80+ buildings & 30+ decorations
  • Hub Upgrades
  • 60+ unique encounters and events (and numerous ruins)
  • 20 World Map Modifiers
  • 3 World Map Factions
  • And more!

Learn more.

Mines Update (October 27, 2022)

Descend into the reworked mines in the latest update. Here’s what’s new:

  • Revamped mining (with upgradeable Mines)
  • Reinforced Road
  • New languages: Traditional Chinese and Korean

Click to read the full update notes.

Haunted Ruins Update (October 13, 2022)

Viceroys, beware!The new update is here to send shivers down your spine. Get spooked with:

  • 3 new glade events
  • 8 haunted ruins (new event type)
  • 5 new perks
  • New trader: Dullahan Warlander, the Hooded Trickster
  • Mystery Boxes*

* No, we’re not adding microtransactions. Got you frightened here for a second, didn’t we? Well, this Halloween is all about treats and no tricks!

Click to read the full update notes.

Achievements Update (September 29, 2022)

In today’s One-quarter-of-a-hundredth (or 25th for short) Update we bring you:

  • Achievements
  • New Deeds
  • Recipes prioritization
  • Multiple ingredients selection
  • Orders balance
  • New icons improvements
  • And more!

Click to read the full update notes.

Ancient Hearth Update (September 15, 2022)

It’s the new-update-time-of-the-month already, so let’s unveil the exciting new features:

  • Hearth redesign
  • Recipe Limit save/load
  • 27 new Forest Mysteries
  • Ethereal Cornerstones
  • New icons

Click to read the full update notes.

Cursed Battlefield Update (September 1)

Today’s intro is dedicated to players with a short attention span.

What’s new:

  • Cursed Woodland’s unique mechanic: Restless Spirits
  • Rebalanced Cornerstones
  • New event: Harmony Spirit Altar
  • And more!

Click to read the full update notes.

Stormbird Update (August 18, 2022)

Look! Up in the sky!
It’s a bird!
No, it’s a plane!
Oh, wait… It actually is a bird.
A thundering Giant Stormbird.

But the feathery beast is not the only feature coming in this update. Here’s what’s new:

  • New event: Giant Stormbird
  • Hearth Sacrificing rework
  • World Map Tutorial
  • Woodcutting quality of life features
  • And more!

Click to read the full update notes.

Quality of Life 3 Update (August 4, 2022)

It’s new-update o’clock already, so without further ado, here’s what we prepared for you:

  • Wildcards
  • Increased game duration
  • World Map tweaks
  • And more!

Click to read the full update notes.

Blight Fighter Update (July 21, 2022)

Produce Purging Fire and appoint Blight Fighter to resist the Blightrot infestation. The 20th Early Access Update is available now!

What’s new:

  • New mechanic: Blight
  • New buildings: Blight Post, Hydrant, and Harvester’s Camp
  • New occupation: Blight Fighter
  • 2 new resources
  • 6 new perks
  • 2 new Prestige levels
  • And more!

Click to read the full update notes.

Hubs Update (July 7, 2022)

Before we begin the changelog routine, we want to make sure you’re having a great day, so here are some pictures of Eremite pets: [here].

Now that we know you’re all cheered up, we can continue to throw goods at you. Here we go:

  • Upgradeable hubs – get bonuses for growing Hearths’ hub levels
  • Villagers fulfill their needs at Hearth
  • 8 new decorations
  • 10 new Cornerstones
  • 8 new Orders
  • And more!

Click to read the full update notes.

Homecoming Update (June 23)

The time has come for what it’s widely known as Update 18 aka Homecoming Update. This astonishingly hilarious pun is a reference to the new routines of villagers who now fulfill their needs at home. But that’s not all!

What’s new:

  • Villager routines
  • 19 new Cornerstones
  • 15 new Deeds
  • 2 new Citadel Upgrades
  • And more!

Click to read the full update notes.

World Map Update (June 9, 2022)

In the 17th (?!) Early Access update, we bring you lots of novelties. I’m talking fully 3D revamped world map. I’m talking Factions competition. I’m talking and you’re still reading. That’s good because there’s a lot more to uncover.

What’s new:

  • Revamped World Map (now in 3D)
  • World Map treasure chests
  • Factions competition
  • Factions lore
  • New modifiers
  • And more!

Click to read the full update notes.

Time is Money Update (May 26, 2022)

Listen, there’s no time to explain! Download the new update and enjoy these new features:

  • Trade Routes rework
  • New mechanic: Timed Orders
  • 60 new Timed Orders
  • And more!

Click to read the full update notes.

Rationing Update (May 12, 2022)

Days since the last interface rework: 28 0

It’s been almost a month since we last reworked the entire UI. About time to do it again. Although this time, we learned our lesson. Here’s what new:

  • Improved interface
  • Consumption Control
  • Balance changes
  • Italian community translations (by @Lollo and @MrPinguinoEUW)
  • And more!

Click to read the full update notes.

Deeds Update (April 28, 2022)

Today we’ve got something special for the fans of number 14 – it’s the Update 14 aka the Deeds Update! Here’s what’s new:

  • 60 new Deeds
  • 10 new Decorations
  • 8 new Cornerstones
  • New trader: Xiadani Stormfeather
  • 4 new Embark Bonuses
  • and more!

Click to read the full update notes.

Interface Update (April 14, 2022)

In the THIRTEENTH Early Access Update, we undertake an enormous effort to prove that number 13 is not as bad as it seems. We also tackle a similarly broad endeavor of creating an entirely new, modern UI. Phew.

What’s new:

  • New Interface
  • Orders Rebalance

Click to read the full update notes.

Prestige Update (March 31, 2022)

Don’t be fooled by the title, we’re not adding 19th-century magicians from Christopher Nolan’s movie (which, by the way, we recommend). Instead, the new update introduces features aimed mainly at players who are looking for even more challenges:

  • New system: Prestige (optional ascending difficulty levels)
  • New building: Altar (sacrifice meta resources for perks)
  • New perks
  • And more!

Click to read the full update notes.

Progression Update (March 16, 2022)

In the 11th Update, we’re making the first steps towards revamping the meta-progression layer in Against the Storm. Here’s what’s new:

  • Upgrades revamp
  • Scaling challenges
  • And more!

Click to read the full update notes.

Evolving Marshlands Update (March 3, 2022)

Can you believe it’s the 10th Early Access update already? Round number fans rejoice! In this new update, Marshlands – unlike Pikachu – are evolving. Here’s what’s new:

  • Revamped Marshlands
  • New mechanic: giant organisms
  • Tutorial improvements
  • Updated Help window
  • And more!

Click to read the full update notes.

Grace of the Harpies Update (February 17, 2022)

Graceful yet bloodthirsty Harpies join Beavers, Lizardfolk, and Humans in the 9th Against the Storm Early Access Update! Grace of the Harpies Update abounds in many new features including:

  • Harpies – new playable species
  • New gameplay system – Caravans
  • 11 brand-new Buildings
  • 20 new Orders from the Queen
  • 7 completely new Perks
  • 2 new types of Goods to collect
  • 6 new Embark Bonuses to choose from
  • And more!

Click here to read the full update notes.

Resolve Revamp Update (February 3, 2022)

What comes after 7 and just before the Harpies Update? You’re right, it’s the 8th Early Access update! Here’s what’s new:

  • Flat Resolve
  • Player Profiles
  • And more!

Click here to read the full update notes.

Recipes Cookbook Update (January 20, 2022)

The 7th bi-weekly Update is now live. This time, we’re introducing:

  • Recipes Summary window
  • New Forest Mysteries
  • And more!

Click here to read the full update notes.

Quality of Life Update 2 (January 6, 2022)

The 6th Early Access update is here to make your experience even more enjoyable! Heavily inspired by your feedback, we added:

  • Buildings cards improvements
  • Production & Resource overlays
  • Multiple UX and UI improvements
  • And more!

Click here to read the full update notes.

Expeditions Update (December 23, 2021)

We just released the 5th Early Access update titled Expeditions Update. Among all the new changes, here are the most essential ones:

  • Daily Challenges (aka Daily Expeditions)
  • New perks & orders
  • UX improvements
  • Balance changes
  • And more!

Click here to read the full update notes.

Exploration Update (December 9, 2021)

The brand new Exploration Update is live! Hard to believe it’s the 4th content update already. Enjoy the new features including:

  • Exploration revamp
  • New glade events
  • Expanded service buildings
  • Lore tablets
  • And more!

Click here to read the full update notes.

Coral Forest Update (November 26, 2021)

The third major Early Access update is out now! Enjoy all the new features, including:

  • New biome
  • Orders generation system
  • Resolve balance improvements
  • And more!

Click here to read the full update notes.

Quality of Life Update (November 12, 2021)

We present to you the second Early Access update. While it might not seem so plentiful with content as the previous one, we added dozens of improvements that boost the quality of the game and will make it more convenient for you to play.

What’s new:

  • New mechanic: farm field preparation
  • New mechanic: newcomers bringing goods
  • Cloud saves
  • And more!

Click to read the full list of update notes.

Cursed Update (October 29, 2021)

The first content update for Against the Storm is live!

What’s new:

  • Cursed Royal Woodlands biome (revamped)
  • New perks
  • New decorations
  • New deeds
  • And more!

Click to read the full update notes.