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File Name: New Playable Subs & More (104.04 MB) Download
Author: CaptainX3 (Uploaded by CaptainX)
Date Added: 06-10-2017
Downloads: 13569
Grade: A+
The New Playable Subs & More Mod

This mod aims to add new playable subs to the game, along with other tweaks and changes.

Simply unzip the override folder into Steam\SteamApps\common\Cold Waters\ColdWaters_Data\StreamingAssets and then run the game.

IMPORTANT: Each time you download an updated copy of the mod, make sure you completely delete your old override folder before installing the new one. DO NOT OVERWRITE EXISTING FILES!

Direct Link:
Subsim Link:
GitHub Developer Version:

If you'd like to talk to me directly, the best way is to join the CW Discord server here:

Mod Features
  • Playable Subs Added:
    • United States
    • Los Angeles (Flight I) Class SSN
    • Los Angeles (Flight II) Class SSN
    • Los Angeles (Flight III 688i) Class SSN
    • Seawolf Class SSN
    • Virginia Class SSN
    • Improved Virginia Class SSN
    • Ohio Class SSBN
    • Ohio Class SSGN (Conversion)
    • Stingray Class SS
    • Guppy IIa Class SS
    • Tang Class SS
    • Barbel (Early) Class SS
    • Barbel Class SS
    • Albacore Class SS
    • Jive Turkey Class SSN
    • Excelsior Class SSN

      United Kingdom
    • Oberon Class SS
    • Upholder Class SS
    • Resolution Class SSBN
    • Vanguard Class SSBN
    • Astute Class SSN
    • Churchill Class SSN
    • Dreadnought Class SSN
    • Swiftsure Class SSN
    • Trafalgar Class SSN
    • Valliant Class SSN

    • Type 209 Class SS
    • Type 212 Class SS

    • Sauro IV Class SS
    • Toti Class SS

    • Dolphin Class SS

    • Redoubtable Class SSBN
    • Rubis Class SSN

    • Dolfijn Class SS
    • Walrus Class SS

    • Collins Class SS
    • Oberon Class SS

    • Gotland Class SS

    • Yushio Class SS
    • Oyashio Class SS

      North Korea
    • Romeo Class SS

    • Kilo Class SS

    • Romeo (Type 33) Class SS
    • Ming (Type 39) Class SS
    • Kilo Class SS
    • Han (Type 91) Class SSN
    • Shang (Type 93-B) Class SSN
    • Xia (Type 92) Class SSBN

    • Foxtrot Class SS
    • Kilo Class SS
    • Kilo II Class SS
    • Lada Class SS
    • Romeo Class SS
    • Tango Class SS
    • Whiskey Class SS
    • November Class SSN
    • November II Class SSN
    • Victor I Class SSN
    • Victor II Class SSN
    • Victor III Class SSN
    • Alfa Class SSN
    • Alfa II Class SSN
    • Mike Class SSN
    • Sierra Class SSN
    • Akula I Class SSN
    • Akula II Class SSN
    • Yasen Class SSN
    • Project 748 Class SSAN
    • Borei Class SSBN
    • Typhoon Class SSBN
    • Typhoon Class SSGN (Conversion)
    • Yankee Class SSBN
    • Yankee "Sidecar" Class SSGN (Conversion)
    • Delta III Class SSBN
    • Delta IV Class SSBN
    • Juliet Class SSG
    • Whiskey Long Bin Class SSG
    • Papa Class SSGN
    • Charlie I Class SSGN
    • Charlie II Class SSGN
    • Echo I Class SSGN
    • Echo II Class SSGN
    • Oscar I Class SSGN
    • Oscar II Class SSGN
    • Experimental Typhoon Class SSBN "Red October" (Silent Drive)
    • Experimental Typhoon Class SSBN "Red October" (Conventional Drive)
  • Various New Weapons
  • Various New Single Missions
  • Various New Sensors
  • 3 New Russian Campaigns
  • Unique Damage Control images for the new subs
  • Unique sonar profiles for all submarines
  • New UIs for Russian and UK Subs
  • Working VLS & SLBM systems for appropriate classes
  • Various other tweaks and fixes

If You Have A Comment About the Mod...
I do not normally monitor the comments section on the actual mod download page. Please post comments, suggestions, and issues about the mod in the official forum thread located here:

Latest Update - October 27, 2017
  • NEW CLASS: Excelsior Class SSN (USA) - Added as a special gift for Outerexodus
  • NEW CLASS: Project 748 SSAN (Russia) - Never actually built, but designed to be capable of transporting an invasion force and landing it covertly.
  • NEW CLASS: Kilo Class SS (Vietnam)
  • NEW SINGLE MISSION: Artic Takeover - Use the Project 748 SSAN to launch an invasion force.
  • Changed the Borei model from the Delta IV to the Yankee so it looks a lot more realistic.
  • Moved the Jive Turkey and Excelsior class subs to the end of the US sub selection list.
  • Added a new note to the descriptions of theoretical sub designs - "THEORETICAL DESIGN" will now appear at the top of the "Notes" section for all classes that were not actually built in real life, but could have been if work had continued on those designs, meaning they're somewhat realistic and balanced.
  • Added a new note to the descriptions of fantasy sub designs - "FANTASY DESIGN" will now appear at the top of the "Notes" section for all classes that were not built and are not realistic.
  • Fixed the missing Victor III masts. If anyone spots any other missing masts, please let us know so we can get them fixed.
  • Fixed the Narwhal model errors.
  • Various updates on US helo models & sensors.
  • Various texture updates to US ships.

Known Bugs
  • While we have fixed the bug with the Typhoon at periscope depth, this has had a side effect of creating a new bug where the cavitation animation does not appear in the correct place behind the sub. There's no known fix for this at this time.

Github Developer Version
The developers of this mod use Github to coordinate all of our work, but is publicly accessible to anyone. The active development version of the mod is always available to download from there at any time. If you choose to download the code from the GitHub, be aware that you're getting the latest updates from all developers and that it's possible that bugs or issues may still be present. Knowing this, if you'd like to download the latest code, simply click the green "Clone or Download" button on the page and choose "Download ZIP". This will download the latest development override file to your PC, then you just install it like you normally would.

Playable Subs GitHub:

I've been asked several times if I have anything set up to receive donations for those who wish to say thank you for the mod. I don't have a donation page specifically set up for this mod, but I do have one set up for another mod I created for the 4x game Stellaris called "New Ship Clases & More". If you'd like to send a donation, follow the Paypal link below. The page will say "Donations for New Ship Classes & More", but that mod is mine also, so I'll still receive whatever you choose to send.

NOTE: Donations are always appreciated but never required. The content of the mod will never change based on donations, and work on the mod will continue whether I receive donations or not.

Donation Link:

How To Customize The UI Toolbars
The positions of the UI toolbars for helm, depth, and sensors can be customized via the HUD text files if you don't like how we have them by default. In order to change their positions, you want to open the "override" folder and then open the "hud" folder. In here, you want to open the 3 text files - default.txt, russian.txt, and uk.txt.

In the default.txt file, scroll down to Line 231 (or, alternatively, scroll down and look for [HUD LAYOUT] in the file, the code blocks are a bit below that). Starting at line 231, you'll see three blocks of code. Each block is a specific option for how the toolbars will be placed, each with a description above the block for what it does. Here is what the text blocks look like:

//Toolbar position 0,0, (1 to anchor to minimap or 0 for no anchor)
//Default toolbars overlap and enabled via tabs/keys

//Force all toolbars on in bottom horizontal row

//Force all toolbars on in vertical stack to the right of the mini-map
By default, the bottom block is the one that is active and forces the toolbars to appear stacked just to the right of the minimap. If you'd like to change this option to one of the other available options, then simply remove the // in front of each of the 5 code lines of your choice (DO NOT remove the // from the description text). Then, add // in front of the 5 code lines on the middle block so that you're commenting it out. Do the same thing for the other two text files, and you're done. Be aware that you'll need to do this each time the mod is updated.
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06-10-2017 at 05:59 PM
Been using this mod all day, and I must say it has been spot on its not caused any problems for me that I've seen.
I just cant get enough of watching a missile fly vertical out of the water!
Fantastic, great mod.
06-10-2017 at 07:34 PM
Thank you... more is coming, someone sent me a whole bunch of files that apparently add even more new classes LOL
06-11-2017 at 09:24 AM
Cant wait!
06-11-2017 at 09:47 PM
Brilliant **** man! Thinking about modding sonar stuff myself. Seems like Mk.48 is almost TOO op, and sub detection ranges are too far. Gonna see if I can get some surface vessels playable, as well as make countermeasures more effective for BOTH sides.
06-11-2017 at 09:48 PM
CaptainX if you'd like, I can take some of that workload! I'd love to get stuff done and email/ftp you the results for your mods!
06-12-2017 at 01:21 AM
Would you be adding the Delta III in future?
06-12-2017 at 10:26 AM
ScreamingElectron - If you'd like to send me files to add into the mod, I'd definitely consider it. You can PM me on here if you'd like to talk about it more.

OrangeFr3ak - I hadn't planned on adding any further classes at this point, almost every sub is playable now. I don't think there's much difference between the Delta III and IV...
06-12-2017 at 04:26 PM
@CaptainX Although there may not be much differences, I think for variety the Delta III should be added since the hull is a different color and can be seen as the bridge between the Yankee and Delta IV.
06-13-2017 at 10:20 AM
Just loaded it and played for 5 mn with the oscar against a russian task force
Snn19 will do the trick tooo easy :-)
fantastic job
Rex Ursus
06-13-2017 at 05:04 PM
Thank you for all your work. Once again, it is the modders that make the game come alive. I sure hope they make this multiplayer.
06-14-2017 at 04:15 PM
Will it oc exist with the VLS mod for the LA class?
06-14-2017 at 04:29 PM
06-14-2017 at 05:01 PM
Unfortunately trying mod stops game loading as it says a txt file for US Mk 50 is missiing
06-14-2017 at 07:56 PM
are you adding ships as playable too im really enjoying this mod does the typhoon have a VLS ?
06-14-2017 at 08:01 PM
and can you add the oscar 2 and akula ?
06-14-2017 at 08:22 PM

No, it won't co-exist with the LA/VLS mod. They will conflict. However, the 688i class in this mod has VLS, and so do several of the Russian classes.

Try deleting your override folder and then extracting a new copy from the zip file. The Mk50 text file is definitely in the mod.

zippaway - No, I'm not adding playable ships, that's not currently possible to do reliably within the game engine. I know another mod out there has tried it, but those playable ships do not work on the single missions or campaign in the vanilla game, it requires special missions. In addition, the weapons don't work properly. We won't be seeing playable ships unless the devs add them.

There is no Oscar II or Akula model in the game, and modders cannot add models at this time.

06-14-2017 at 08:43 PM
o ok and thaks for the reply
06-15-2017 at 03:15 AM
how do i install "Playable Russian Subs Mod" with "Los Angeles class VLS mod" together since the override files are the same?
06-15-2017 at 11:09 PM
This one has the Los Angeles 688i in it
06-15-2017 at 11:11 PM
But WOW. It really is amazing what some people can do. I really hope the Devs come out with a true Soviet Campaign, against NATO warships, but this is really awesome. They can basically take this mod, add the campaign, and it be a working patch. Great job!
06-15-2017 at 11:50 PM
I would like to ask. Is it possible to add VLS some subs like the Typhoon (Including red october) and Delta classes? I know they were Boomers, in reality, carried SLBMs, but couldn't you add something like a TLAM with a "modified" warhead in the mod? Then you have the equivalent of a nuclear weapon, without too much modification. Just a though. Other than that, there are very few things I will comment on. Also, it seems that both Typhoons have VERY low sonar rating.... I have to be at a dead stop to hear anything with active sonar. Thoughts?
08-12-2017 at 04:17 PM
The Choppers on US Site having unlimited Ammo ( Torpedos and Waterbombs)!
Usko Ivakov
06-16-2017 at 11:32 AM
This Mod Works with Mac? If so how do we install it on Mac?
Thank's !!
06-16-2017 at 02:51 PM
good work but have a problem
but I get a problem about wire-guided torpedoes
most of time when I fire these torpedoes like USET-80 wire will break
so I want to know what limit they have
or not all russian subs can use wire-guided torpedoes
06-16-2017 at 04:48 PM
Yes, it works on Mac. I use Mac
06-16-2017 at 04:54 PM
What you'll want to do is the following;


Open STEAM > Play the game > Hit Command + Tab to go back to finder > once out of the game and have the home screen up, right click game icon > Follow "Not on STEAM" steps

Not on STEAM;

Right click game > Options > Show in finder
There, youll see the game, a changelog, a mod guide, and a manual.
Right click "Cold Waters" > Show Package Contents
This pulls up a new window. From here, open the (only) folder "Contents"
From "Contents" > Resources > Data > StreamingAssets
In this folder, youll have a default folder and maybe an override folder. If you have another mod, you WILL have an override folder. From there youll want to download the mod from this page and put that folder in the StreamingAssets folder, but NOT in the default folder. They should be side by side. Then just start the game and boom. There will be the US subs, the Russian subs, and then Russian playable subs.
06-15-2017 at 11:51 PM
08-12-2017 at 06:35 PM
I've gotten the mod properly downloaded on Mac and it's also onto the streaming assets right next to default but I can't seem to play anything starting any campaign won't work there's only one mission and it looks like the start button doesn't work can anyone help me. I've been looking around on the thread and it looks like a couple of people are having same problems as well. Thank you
06-16-2017 at 10:48 PM
Thanks for the Delta III update!
06-17-2017 at 09:18 AM
We need the Red October please

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