Torchlight II

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Torchlight II
Torchlight II cover
Runic Games
OS X Alternative Games
OS X Edward Rudd
Linux Alternative Games
Linux Edward Rudd
Release dates
Windows September 20, 2012
OS X February 2, 2015[1]
Linux March 4, 2015[2]
Torchlight 2009
Torchlight II 2012

Key points

Steam Workshop integration.[3]

General information

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


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Official website Includes a CD-key and a launcher for patching.
Publisher website Includes a CD-key and a launcher for patching.
All versions require a Runic Account for online play.[4]
Runic Games keys can be redeemed on Steam if purchased prior to February 2, 2015.[5]

Essential improvements[edit]


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.
Torchlight II has Steam Workshop Integration
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]

System Location
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]

System Location
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

Video settings[edit]

Torchlight II video settings menu.
Torchlight II video settings menu.
Multi-monitor screenshot.[6]
Multi-monitor screenshot.[6]

Input settings[edit]


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
SFX and music.
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio CC Notes


Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
LAN play
Online play
Online play requires a Runic Account.[4]

Connection types

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