Rust Update July 2023 – Wipe Time and Content Update

A new month of Rust is upon us, here's when servers will wipe.

It’s about that time again. When Rust servers wipe and players have to rebuild all the progress they’ve made over the past month. Facepunch Studios force wipes all servers every month to keep the game fresh; this month is no exception. Keep reading for the official Rust Wipe time and content update details for July 2023.

Rust Update July 2023 Wipe Time

According to the official Rust Twitter, Rust’s monthly wipe will occur on Thursday, July 6, 2023, at 11 a.m. PST / 2 p.m. EST / 7 p.m. GMT. As it is every month, this will wipe your progress, items, and buildings. Server downtime of around 1-2 hours is expected. 

To view some of the changes coming with the July wipe, see below.

Rust Update July 2023 Details

The following general updates and enhancements for the Rust update for July 2023 are as follows: 


  • New Water System
  • Tugboats
  • Abyss Item Store DLC Pack
  • ‍Ferry Terminal
  • Shader Improvements
  • Various Fixes & More!

Edit 7/6/23: To see everything that changed, visit the official Facepunch Blog on the Deep Sea update.

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