How to Survive

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How to Survive
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Developers
Eko Software
Publishers
505 Games
Release dates
Windows October 23, 2013
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General information

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Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
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Windows
Green Man Gaming
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Windows
Steam
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Windows
All versions require Steam DRM.

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Barricade! Included in Storm Warning Edition.
Windows
One Shot Escape Included in Storm Warning Edition.
Windows
El Diablo Islands - Host Included in Storm Warning Edition.
Windows
Hello my name is... Nina. Included in Storm Warning Edition.
Windows
Kovac’s Way Included in Storm Warning Edition.
Windows
Heat Wave DLC - x 3 pack Included in Storm Warning Edition.
Windows
Heat Wave DLC - Kenji's pack
Windows
Heat Wave DLC - Abby's pack
Windows
Heat Wave DLC - Jack's pack
Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Steam <Steam-folder>/userdata/<user-id>/250400/remote/

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Configuration utility.
Configuration utility.
No video options in-game.

Input settings[edit]

In game general settings.
In game general settings.
Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Enabled by default.[1]
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse sensitivity too high[2][3] with no option to change.
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
XInput and DirectInput.
Full controller support
Controller remapping
DirectInput only.
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Additional information
Button prompts
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio settings[edit]

In game audio settings.
In game audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, effects and voice.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Russian
Spanish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 Co-op
Shared-screen
LAN play
Online play
2 Co-op
Shared-screen

VR support[edit]

3D modes Native Notes
Nvidia 3D Vision
See Helix Mod: How to Survive.

Issues fixed[edit]

Videos won't play[edit]

Uninstall DivX[4]
You will need to uninstall DivX player plus and all components.

Two cursors[edit]

Restart application[5]
  1. Restart the game application.
Start in windowed[5]
  1. Launch the configuration utility.
  2. Tick Window Mode and click OK.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU) Dual Core 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 7 GB
Video card (GPU) ATI Radeon 5700 series
Nvidia GeForce GT 240

References