The Experimental Branch is a build of Deep Rock Galactic that is accessible to the public, just like the Live version of the game. The difference between the Live version and the Experimental Branch is that it receives the latest public developer build to be tested by players.
Accessible via Steam:
- Right-Click on "Deep Rock Galactic" then "Properties".
- "Betas" tab and select "experimental - Latest dev build - enter at own risk", no codes are needed.
- Join the Deep Rock Galactic Discord and for more information on the experimental build.
- #changelist-for-experimental-branch for patch notes for experimental branch.
- #experimental-branch-discussions to discuss the experimental branch content.
- #experimental-bugreports for bug reports for experimental branch content.
- #experimental-branch-gallery to post images of experimental branch content.
Your progress from the Experimental Branch does not transfer to the Live build. Don't forget to change the Steam "Betas" tab to "NONE" when you would like to play on the Live version.
The Cheats terminal is only available on the Experimental Branch of the game, and can be used for testing purpose, it was added in Update 14: "Feature Creep". The Cheats terminal is located directly outside of the player cabins. It provides the following features:
|Add 10,000 XP||Adds 10,000 xp to the current character. Character level and rank will update in real time, while the xp counter will update after switching characters.|
|Add 10,000 Credits||Gives 10,000 credits to the player.|
|Add 150 Resources||Gives the player 150 of all crafting and beer resources, blank matrix cores, and credits. Will not add error cubes.|
|Add 50 Perk Points||Will give the player 50 perk points.|
|Rotate Missions||Forces the mission terminal to generate new missions every time it is opened.|
|Unlock All Weapons||Will unlock all weapons the player does not have currently unlocked.|
|Unlock All Upgrades||Unlocks all weapon upgrades the player has not purchased.|
|Reset Upgrades||Nonfunctional (possibly bugged).|
|Advance Assignment||Will advance the stage of the player's currently active assignment. This will trigger on exiting the terminal.|
|Connect||Will connect to the set IP address.|
|Give All Pickaxe Vanity||Gives the player all Pickaxe Vanity available.|
|Reset All Pickaxe Vanity||Resets the players current Pickaxe Vanity.|
|Give All Matrix Cores||Gives the player one blank matrix core, and will add all matrix cores to the forge.|
|Forge All Matrix Cores||Will forge all matrix cores, including ones that the player does not currently own. This will consume the amount of materials it would normally cost to make every core (excluding blank cores). If the player does not have enough materials, the cores will still craft but the player will be left with zero of the depleted resource.|
|Reset Matrix Cores||Removes all weapon, weapon mesh, and cosmetic matrix cores the player has crafted or are currently in the forge. Currently equipped cores will remain equipped until the player removes them.|
|Give Random Matrix Core||Will give the player a random matrix core. It will automatically be added to the forge.|
|Force Crates||Will spawn a Cargo Crates in the loaded mission.|
|Force Lost Pack||Will spawn a Lost Pack in the loaded mission.|
|Start Mission||Starts the currently selected mission with any forced modifiers.|
|Show All Creatures In Minersmanual||Shows all creatures not already unlocked in the miners manual.|
|Rotate Deep Dive||Rotates the Deep Dives.|
|Force Special Event||Will force the selected machine event to spawn in the mission. The selected event will continue to spawn until the player selects "none".|