What is Terraria?

Terraria is a game that blends attributes from various genres like action, adventure, and RPG. You also have the ability to sculpt your world.

Sounds great! Can I play with my friends?

You can play Terraria online or via LAN. Start a server and invite your friends.

What about Player Vs Player Combat?

Terraria supports PVP! Including duels, teamplay and more. Discover rare and exotic artifacts, then kill your friends with them!

I would like to put up a Youtube Video of Terraria. Is this allowed?

Yes, under the following conditions.

  • The video and/or description must not link to hacked/cracked clients or offer the game to others for free via such clients.
  • You may post videos of Terraria with ads and as a YouTube Partner as you see fit. We do not require any reimbursment for ad revenue.

How much does Terraria cost?

Terraria costs $9.99 on Steam, 1200 Microsoft Points on XBLA, and $14.99 on PS3. Prices on future platforms will be announced closer to launch!

What are the games system requirements?

  • OS: Windows Xp, Vista, Win 7
  • Processor: 1.6 Ghz
  • Memory: 512MB
  • Hard Disk Space: 200MB
  • Video Card: 128mb Video Memory, capable of Shader Model 1.1
  • (XNA Card Compatability List)
  • DirectX®: 9.0c or Greater

How long has Terraria been in development?

Development started for Terraria in January, 2011 and we will continue to support it for a long time to come!

I'm having trouble Purchasing/Downloading the game from Steam, who should I contact for assistance.

Steam Support handles all such inquiries as we do not handle the transactions.

When was Terraria first released?

Monday, May 16th, 2011 on Steam

On what platform(s) is Terraria available?

Terraria is now available on PC, XBox 360, and PS3 and will soon be available on iOS, Android, Windows Phones, and PS Vita!

Is there a limit on the number of players on a server?

Server hosts can set their own limit, otherwise the limit limited by what the server is able to handle. But the max available to the host is 255.

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Now that the game is out, will there be new content added?

Yes. Our plans are to occasionally release free updates to fix bugs and add content.

What programing language is Terraria created in?

C# in the XNA Game Studio.