Torchlight II

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Torchlight II
Torchlight II Coverart.jpg
Release dates
September 20, 2012
February 2, 2015[1]
March 4, 2015[2]
Torchlight II at SteamDB
 Torchlight II at Wikipedia
Torchlight 2009
Torchlight II 2012

Key points

Advantage Steam Workshop integration.[3]

General information

More information Runic Games - Torchlight II General Discussion - the most active forum
More information Runic Support - Official support site
More information Steam Community Discussions
More information Steam Users' Forums for game series
More information Steam Workshop


Source DRM Notes Keys
Official website DRM details are not known Includes a CD-key and a launcher for patching.
Publisher website DRM details are not known Includes a CD-key and a launcher for patching.
GamersGate Availability Table Icons - Steam.svg
Steam Availability Table Icons - Steam.svg
Information All versions require a Runic Account for online play.[4]
Information Runic Games keys can be redeemed on Steam if purchased prior to February 2, 2015.[5]

Essential improvements[edit]


Advantage Torchlight II is designed to be extremely friendly and open to modders and has an extensive and strong modding community. Almost everything can be modded in; from translations, graphics and sound to maps and classes.
Advantage Torchlight II has Steam Workshop Integration
More information Torchlight II comes with its own editor called GUTS. It allows map, items and story modding. Mods are usable in multiplayer, as long as everyone in the game has the same mods. It can be downloaded from Steam under Library in the tools section.


The SynergyMOD is a complete conversion mod for Torchlight II. SynergyMOD adds new gear, monsters, quests, pets, dungeons and more. Also adds a whole new class called the Necromancer and two other classes who are still in alpha stage, the Warlock and Paladin. It's in active development.

More information can be found on their website and Steam Workshop page

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Runic Games\Torchlight 2\save
OS X ~/Library/Application Support/Runic Games/Torchlight 2
Linux ~/.local/share/Runic Games/Torchlight 2

Save game data location[edit]

Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Runic Games\Torchlight 2\save
OS X ~/Library/Application Support/Runic Games/Torchlight 2/save
Linux ~/.local/share/Steam/SteamApps/common/Torchlight II/my games/runic games/torchlight 2/save

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud Native support
GameSave Manager Native support

Video settings[edit]

Torchlight II video settings menu.
Multi-monitor screenshot.[6]
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution Native support WSGF WS Gold.svg
Multi-monitor Native support WSGF MM Gold.svg
Windowed Native support
Borderless fullscreen windowed Native support
Anisotropic filtering (AF) No native support
Anti-aliasing (AA) Native support
Vertical sync (Vsync) Native support
60 FPS Native support
120+ FPS Native support No frame rate or refresh rate cap.[7]

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping Native support
Mouse acceleration No native support
Mouse input in menus Native support
Mouse Y-axis inversion No native support
Controller support No native support


Disadvantage If you have your primary and secondary mouse buttons swapped in Windows' Mouse settings, the game does not honor this. You can still swap your LMB/RMB actions in the game's options but things like dragging items in your inventory will still be backwards.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls Native support SFX and music.
Surround sound No native support
Subtitles Native support
Closed captions Native support
Mute on focus lost No native support


Language UI Audio CC Notes
English Native support Native support Native support


Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
LAN play Native support Co-op
Online play Native support Co-op
Online play requires a Runic Account.[4]

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Matchmaking Native support
Peer-to-peer Native support
Dedicated Unknown
Self-hosting Unknown
Direct IP Unknown

System requirements[edit]

Operating system (OS) XP SP3, Vista.7
Processor (CPU) 1.4 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1.2 GB
Video card (GPU) 256 MB of VRAM


  1. Torchlight II | Big News!
  2. Torchlight II for Linux joins PC, Mac releases - Steam Community :: Group Announcements :: Torchlight II
  3. Steam Workshop Now Available for Torchlight II! - Steam News for Torchlight II
  4. 4.0 4.1 Registering Torchlight II for Internet multiplayer - Steam Users' Forums
  5. How to add Torchlight II to Steam - Knowledgebase / Torchlight II / Installation Issues - Runic Games - Support Center
  6. WSGF report
  7. New 120Hz Games Report