Open World Survival Game


XERA: Survival is an action-focused, open world survival shooter, PvPvE against fellow mercenaries and lethal XOIDS. Raid for resources alone or with team-mates, build and defend your base, stash your gear and survive against the odds. You are the hunters. You are the hunted. And the robots never sleep…


2022: THE DAWN

2022: The era of AI has arrived. The world is in chaos after a prototype combat robot - banned by law and awaiting secure destruction by XERA Corporation - became self-aware, escaped and began replication on an industrial scale. Failed attempts to remotely shut down the AI simply triggered a war that humanity could not afford to lose.

Nation turned on nation in a fight for control over resources to defend against the robots. With the attention of the world’s military elsewhere, disenfranchised operatives have gathered to ransack what was left of the XERA facilities, setting up two forward operating bases, Safe Zones on each side of the forest that was the hiding place for mankind’s greatest failure of leadership.

Between these bases there are no rules of engagement. The only imperative is survival.


Unleash your creative prowess as you gather essential resources like wood and rocks, utilizing furnaces to smelt precious bars and bring your architectural vision to life.

But survival isn't just about creation; it's about defense. Fortify your base with strategic turret placements and craft deadly traps to transform it into an unyielding fortress, ready to repel any threat.

Engage in exhilarating raids on other survivors' bases to secure valuable resources, or stand your ground and defend your territory with all you've got. With three tiers of upgrades, from Wood to Stone, Metal, and Reinforced, you'll continually unlock new possibilities and reinforce your defenses.


Venture out in search of glory, revenge, salvation, leverage - or loot. Scavenge for weapons, ammo, food and water, medical supplies; craft the tools you need to survive a harsh and unforgiving forest environment. Deploy drones to scout, transport – or close the business a bullet left unfinished. And when you’re ready to stash your pickings – just make it back alive to either your base or one of the safe settlements.


Use the cover of darkness to avoid PvP combat, build your resources and focus on PvE takedowns to scavenge the best loot. In the safe settlement you can trade safely with other players, or save to your server-side stash. Alternatively, you can choose to tool up and raid as a lone wolf or teamed with buddies, dropping where you want in the 8x8km world using regular helicopter insertions from the settlements or on foot. And all the while, lose just the equipment you brought with you in the event you meet an untimely death.


The day and night cycle in XERA: Survival adds variation to game play. In darkness, it’s easier to avoid other players and scavenge the best loot. But beware, different robot variations come out at night – faster and harder to kill. Weigh up your choices carefully…

A realistic weather system has been implemented which adds further dynamic elements to combat and survival. Your tactics will need to change depending on the weather conditions.


Craft your character from the ground up, starting with body type and facial features. Fine-tune your skin tone, select the perfect hairstyle, and shape your brows to your liking. Your character's eyes, a window to their soul, can be customized with precision.

But the magic doesn't stop there. Dive into the full clothing system, where you can curate a wardrobe that matches your vision. Whether you're gearing up for the apocalypse or showcasing your individuality, XERA's Character Customization puts the power of choice firmly in your hands.


Weapons you can uncover in XERA: Survival include sniper rifles, a range of assault rifles and submachine guns, plus pistols and course their ammo. Medical supplies, backpacks, food and drink all play important roles – and of course many items can be crafted from looted material.


In XERA: Survival, your journey is marked by the path of progression—a testament to your survival skills and resourcefulness.

Earning Experience (XP): Every action counts as you traverse the wasteland. Whether you're looting, participating in events, completing missions, or taking down relentless XOIDs, each venture earns you valuable XP. With each level gained, you unlock new opportunities, including increased stash size and access to coveted Season Pass rewards.

Mission-Fueled Advancement: With a staggering 96 missions to conquer, your progression is driven by challenge and accomplishment. Engage in dynamic in-game events, such as radio towers, helicopter crashes, compound events, and nuclear compounds, as you hone your skills and rise to the occasion.

Exploration Unleashed: Embark on a quest to unlock the secrets of the XERA facility, standing tall at the impact site of the meteor. Venture into the uncharted territories, seeking credential data to craft keycards. These precious keycards grant access to the facility, where high-tier loot awaits. However, beware—the radioactive zone surrounding it poses an ominous threat.

In XERA: Survival, progression isn't just a concept; it's your journey, your story, and your evolution as a survivor. Unlock the mysteries of the wasteland, level up your skills, and adapt to the ever-changing challenges that await.

Community Driven Development

We are committed to a fair business model for our players – you won’t find us selling bullets or introducing any punitive monetization. Cosmetic upgrades can be earned in game and is purchasable via in-game transactions.

XERA: Survival is developed by Spotted Kiwi Interactive, an independent development company based in the deep south of New Zealand (Aotearoa) with team members around the world. We have a community-focused development ethos and we will always be open to suggestions from our players.


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