About Fishing: Barents Sea

Fishing: Barents Sea is a industrial fishing simulator game coming for PC in 2017! Experience life as a fishboat captain, starting out with a small boat inherited from your grandfather, earn money doing fishing with longline, net or trawl, buy upgrades, bigger and better boats + alot more. Make your grandfather proud!

At ports you hire crew or get missions, visit docks to repair or buy upgrades for your boat, visit the bank to take a loan or go to the shop to buy supplies and other upgrades. In your homeport you can visit and upgrade your cabin and much more.

You will play in an open world environment over parts of northern Norway, maneuver your boat around the map to find the best fishing spots using your fish sonar, radar and GPS.

The gameplay will be an easy to learn, hard to master experience when using various fishing tools to catch your fish.

Experience an atmospheric and stylish gameworld, with day and night cycle, seasonal effects, advanced resource and weather system. Everything is calculated from real maps, real boats, real fishes inluding age, breeding areas, depth, fish quotas, collectable items and much more.

“Forget Mario and Battlefield, now you should get hooked on cod fishing” –


Key Features

  • Explore – Discover a huge open world map over northern Norway, visit real ports and locations. Uncover various fishing locations and secrets.
  • Handcrafted – 5 entirely handcrafted and authentic fishing boats to drive and explore.
  • Atmosphere – Experience the majestic and untouched nature around northernmost town Hammerfest and gateway to Barents Sea, with midnight sun at summer, cold and dark winters with northern lights.
  • Industrial Fishing – Learn about industrial fishing, using various fishing methods like long-line, yarn, not and trawl.
  • Customization – Buy new parts, customize, buy fish quotas, upgrade engine and storage space on your boat.
  • Adventure – Start with the smallest fishing boat inherited from your grandfather, go fishing, earn money and build yourself up to buy a big trawler. Make your grandfather proud!


Q: When will the game be released and on what platforms can I play it?
A: The release date is currently not set, but it will be released during 2017! We won’t release the game until it’s the game we want, and we’ve decided to refrain from giving further estimates and keep it as TBA until close to release in order to avoid disappointing our fans!

As of now, it will be for the PC/Steam only.

Q: Will the game be on Steam?
A: Yes, our game will be available on Steam when its released.

Q: What is this game made in?
A: The game is created using Unreal Engine 4 and C++. All the graphics are made in Photoshop, Blender, Substance Painter, ZBrush and 3D Studio Max.

Q: Who are you guys and how long have you been working on this?
A: We are a indie game developer based in Norway with several collaborators around the world. We have been working on this game since summer of 2013.

Q: Can I help?
A: All our positions are currently filled!

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