AI: The Somnium Files

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AI: The Somnium Files
AI: The Somnium Files cover
Developers
Spike Chunsoft
Engines
Unity 2017[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows September 17, 2019
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General information

Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Steam
Icon overlay.png
Windows
All versions require Steam DRM.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\SpikeChunsoft\AI The Somnium Files\launcher.ini
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/948740/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/948740/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

In-Game General Settings
In-Game General Settings
Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Launcher allows a maximum of "3840x2160"[2]
Field of view (FOV)
[3]
Windowed
Launcher only allows "960x540", "1280x720", and "1920x1080"[4]
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Launcher only allows "1920x1080", even if screen resolution is set higher beforehand[5]
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
On/Off toggle in launcher [6] Doesn't seem to have an effect, but forcing AF through the graphics card panel does work.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
MSAA 2-16x[7]
Vertical sync (Vsync)
[8]
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Even with VSync disabled in the launcher, framerate will only hit currently set screen refresh rate[9]
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Starting the game opens a launcher window which has to be navigated with a mouse/keyboard. Afterwards, the actual game fully supports the controller.
Controller remapping
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
"BGM", "SE", and "Voice"
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Traditional Chinese
Japanese

Issues unresolved[edit]

Increasingly intrusive visual artifacts start gradually appearing when standing still in somnium scenes[edit]

Only appears when playing on high framerates. A temporary workaround is to limit the framerate to 60.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i7-3770 3.4 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 20 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 460
2 GB of VRAM
DirectX 11 compatible
Sound (audio device) DirectX compatible
A 64-bit system is required.

Notes

  1. Unity engine build: 2017.4.17f1[1]
  2. 2.0 2.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/948740/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (948740) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. Verified by User:BesuBaru on 2019-09-18
  2. Verified by User:BesuBaru on 2019-09-18
    Checked during configuring settings
  3. Verified by User:BesuBaru on 2019-09-18
    Checked during configuring settings
  4. Verified by User:BesuBaru on 2019-09-18
    Checked during configuring settings
  5. Verified by User:BesuBaru on 2019-09-18
    Checked during configuring settings, and tried setting custom resolution before running the launcher again
  6. Verified by User:BesuBaru on 2019-09-18
    Checked during configuring settings
  7. Verified by User:BesuBaru on 2019-09-18
    Checked during configuring settings
  8. Verified by User:BesuBaru on 2019-09-18
    Checked during configuring settings
  9. Verified by User:BesuBaru on 2019-09-18
    Checked FPS Overlay during gameplay with vsync disabled