BeamNG Drive

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This game is currently undergoing alpha testing and development - information here may change frequently and could be outdated or irrelevant.
BeamNG.drive
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Developers
BeamNG
Engines
Torque3D
Release dates
Windows Early access

Key points

Planned features include a career mode with missions, multiplayer, demolition derbies, police chases, races and much more.[1]

General information

Official forum
Official wiki
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Official website
Steam Can be played without Steam running.[2]
All versions require Steam DRM; the DRM-free version is no longer being updated.[3]

Tech demo[edit]

There is a demo version available here which only includes one map and one vehicle.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\BeamNG.drive\settings

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Graphical options.
Graphical options.

Field of view (FOV)[edit]

FOV Editing

Vehicle camera settings, including FOV, are currently set per vehicle. For the external camera:

  1. Navigate to your installation path.
  2. From the installation folder, navigate further to vehicles/vehiclename
  3. Open vehiclename.jbeam with your text editor of choice.
  4. Navigate to the "cameraExternal" section of the jbeam file.
  5. Edit the "fov" property value to the desired external FOV, save the file, and reload the vehicle with CTRL+R ingame. The changes should take effect immediately.

For the internal views:

  1. Navigate to the "camerasInternal" section of the jbeam file. In some vehicles, this may be located in another file, such as vehiclename_body.jbeam.
  2. Find the lines that look like this: [0.0, -0.6, 1.65, 75, "f3rr","f3ll","f2rr","f2ll","f6rr","f6ll"]. These lines usually have comments, headed by //, which describe which camera angle they define.
  3. Edit the fourth value to the desired FOV, save the file, and reload the vehicle with CTRL+R ingame. The changes should take effect immediately.

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
4 Versus
Currently only works in destruction derby mode.[4]
LAN play
Online play

VR support[edit]

Headsets Native Notes
HTC Vive
Oculus Rift
Support removed in version 0.3.1.0 because of issues.[5][6]

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Dual-core Quad-core processor with hyper-threading
System memory (RAM) 4 GB 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) Better than integrated graphics
512 MB of VRAM
GTX 680
Radeon HD 7950 or better
1 GB of VRAM
There is a list of more in-depth system requirements detailed here.

References

  1. http://www.beamng.com/info/game
  2. Verified by User:Vetle on 2016-03-20
  3. Steam keys: available for alpha testers
  4. How do you join other people's demolition derby's? :: BeamNG.drive General Discussions
  5. Changelog - BeamNG Drive
  6. http://redmine.beamng.com/issues/15