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The Grounded Public Test is back with update 0.8.0!

The Grounded Public Test Servers are now open for players who wish to help test out the 0.8.0 update content and features that will release to the live server at a later date!

  • Please note you must own Grounded or be subscribed to Xbox Game Pass to participate.
  • Access to this flight will be limited and will be on a first come first served basis.
  • More information available on the official Grounded website.

The 0.8.0 update contains a number of changes including:

New Crafting Content
– New building: Door Frame
– New buildings: Triangular Stem Wall and Inverted Triangular Stem Wall

New Features
– Photo Mode: Phase 1
– Password protecting online games


  • On your Xbox console or Windows 10 PC, sign-in and launch the Xbox Insider Hub app (or install the Xbox Insider Hub from the Store first if needed).
  • Navigate to Previews > Grounded Public Test.
  • Select Join and wait for the registration to complete.
  • Restart your Xbox console or PC.
    • This prompts the Store to get the latest data so it will recognize a game update is available.
  • Return to the Grounded Info page within the Xbox Insider Hub app and select Show in store to install or update Grounded!

NOTE: If you do not restart your console or PC after joining, the Store may not recognize an update for Grounded is available. If you do not want to restart your console or PC immediately, the Store will automatically recognize the update is available after a few hours.

If you encounter any issues, please submit feedback via Report a problem (hold down the Xbox button on your controller and select Report a problem from the power menu). Please submit feedback under Category > Games and Subcategory > Grounded.

For more information regarding the Xbox Insider Program follow us on Twitter and join the community subreddit for support and updates.