RFactor 2

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rFactor 2
rFactor 2 cover
Developers
Image Space Incorporated
Studio 397
Engines
isiMotor2.5
Release dates
Windows March 28, 2013
RFactor 2 at Wikipedia
rFactor
rFactor 2005
rFactor 2 2013

Key points

Steam Workshop integration.
Comes with developer tools for modding.
Receives frequent updates.[1]

General information

Steam Community Discussions
Studio 397 Forums

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Steam
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Windows
A demo is available.

Game data[edit]

rFactor 2 Launcher.
rFactor 2 Launcher.

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\UserData\Config.ini

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\UserData\player\player.json

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud
Claims to have Steam Cloud support but all the settings, keybindings, and setups are never saved.

Video settings[edit]

External display settings.
External display settings.
In-game graphics settings.
In-game graphics settings.
In-game advanced graphics settings.
In-game advanced graphics settings.

Input settings[edit]

In-game input settings.
In-game input settings.

Audio settings[edit]

In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
LAN play
103
Online play
103

Connection types

Issues fixed[edit]

Jerky AI movement[edit]

Enable multi-threaded physics[2][3]
  1. Find the player.json file in <path-to-game>\UserData\player\ and open it with a text editor.
  2. Locate the Sim Processor Thresh line.
  3. Set Sim Processor Thresh to be equal to 3.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9, 11
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7 8, 8.1, 10
Processor (CPU) 2.8 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo or 3.0 GHz AMD Athlon II x2 3.0 GHz Intel Core i5 or 4.0 GHz AMD FX
System memory (RAM) 4 GB 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 30 GB 60 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTS 450
AMD Radeon 5750
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Nvidia GeForce GTX 760
AMD 7870

References