Killing Floor

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Killing Floor
Release dates
May 14, 2009
May 5, 2010
November 9, 2012
Killing Floor at Steam Charts
Killing Floor at SteamDB
 Killing Floor at Wikipedia

Key points

Advantage Steam Workshop integration.
Advantage Steam version comes with a game manual. It can be found at <path-to-game>Help/ and is called Killing Floor Game Manual.pdf.

General information

More information Unofficial Killing Floor Wiki
More information Steam Community Discussions
More information Steam Users' Forums


[edit] Availability

Source(s) Store unlock Notes
Humble Store Steamicon.png
Steam Steamicon.png
Information All versions require Steam.

[edit] Game data

Information Save games are hosted in the Steam Cloud and thus unreachable from your computer[1].

[edit] Configuration file(s) location

Windows <path-to-game>\System\
OS X ~/Library/Application Support/Killing Floor/
Linux ~/.killingfloor/
Information KillingFloor.ini stores audio, general, network, video settings
Information User.ini stores button bindings, FoV, HUD configuration
Disadvantage This game does not support the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

[edit] Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud Native Only syncs saves.
GameSave Manager Native

[edit] Video settings

Video settings
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution Native WSGF WS Silver.png
Multi-monitor Hackable WSGF MM Silver.png
Field of view (FOV) Hackable Using the console type in fov # where # is your degree of FOV[2]
Windowed Native
Borderless fullscreen windowed Hackable See for further info
Anisotropic filtering (AF) Native
Anti-aliasing (AA) Native
Vertical sync (Vsync) Native
High frame rate Native

[edit] Input settings

Input settings
Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping Native
Mouse acceleration Native
Mouse input in menus Native
Mouse Y-axis inversion Unknown
Controller support Native
Full controller support Unknown
Controller remapping Unknown
Controller Y-axis inversion Unknown

[edit] Audio settings

Audio settings
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls Native Effects, music, voice chat
Surround sound Native Up to 7.0 [3]
Subtitles Native
Closed captions Impossible
Mute on focus lost Impossible
EAX support Native EAX 3[4]


Language UI Audio CC Notes
English Native Native Unknown
French Native Native Unknown
German Native Native Unknown
Hungarian Native Unknown Unknown
Italian Native Native Unknown
Polish Native Unknown Unknown
Russian Native Native Unknown
Spanish Native Native Unknown

[edit] Network

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN co-op Native 6
Online co-op Native 6 Hackable to higher number of players.

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Matchmaking Impossible
Dedicated Native
Self-hosting Native See this forum post for information on hosting a Killing Floor server on Windows.


Protocol Port(s) and/or port range(s)
TCP (outbound) 8075, 28852
UDP (outbound) 7707, 7708, 7717, 20560

[edit] Issues fixed

[edit] Crash to desktop

Fix Enable Compatibility for Killing Floor.exeLink

  1. Go into System in the installation folder.
  2. Right-click Killing Floor.exe and choose Properties.
  3. Go to the Compatibility tab.
  4. Check the boxes next to Disable visual themes and Disable desktop composition.

[edit] Flickering

Fix Use the -windowed propertyLink

  1. Find Killing Floor in your Steam Library
  2. Right click on game and select Properties
  3. Select Set Launch Options
  4. Enter -windowed into the dialogue.
  5. Click OK
  6. Start the game and it should be fixed
Information Once the game starts, you can then maximize the window to play full screen
Information This issue can also be caused by playing the game in a non-native resolution, meaning the pixel size your screen is set at.

[edit] No Online Games/0 Servers from Master list

Fix Delete your ClientRegistry.blob fileLink

  1. Exit Steam.
  2. Go to C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam
  3. Delete ClientRegistry.blob
  4. Open Steam again and relaunch the game.

[edit] Re-enable gore

Information Depending on your version of the game, Killing Floor can have gore disabled. This fix re-enables gore.

Fix Delete your ClientRegistry.blob fileLink

  1. Start the game at least once, so it can create all configuration files.
  2. Go to the installation folder and open System\KillingFloor.ini
  3. Search for the line [Engine.Engine]
  4. Add bdevgoreoverride=True on a new line at the bottom of the [Engine.Engine] configuration block.
  5. Save the file, restart Steam and enjoy your uncut game.

[edit] Other information

[edit] Console commands

Information The full list of console commands available for Killing Floor is listed on the "Console Commands" page on the Killing Floor Wiki.

[edit] System requirements

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS)
XP, Vista
Processor (CPU) 1.2 GHz 2.4 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
2 GB
Video card (GPU) 64 MB of VRAM 128 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9 compatible
Operating system (OS) 10.5.8, 10.6.3
Processor (CPU) Intel
System memory (RAM)
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS)
Ubuntu 12.04
Processor (CPU) 1.2 GHz 2.4 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
2 GB
Video card (GPU)
Information While Intel GPUs are not supported, the game is playable with one.


  1. Killing Floor Save Data - Killing Floor Support Forum
  2. FOV change? - Steam Users' Forums for Killing Floor
  3. PC Gaming Surround Sound Round-up
  4. 3D audio vs H/W 3D Audio vs +EAX - Epic Games Forums

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