Baba Is You

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Baba Is You
Baba Is You cover
Developers
Hempuli Oy
Engines
Multimedia Fusion 2
Release dates
Windows March 13, 2019
macOS (OS X) March 13, 2019
Linux March 13, 2019
Baba Is You at Wikipedia

General information

Official site
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Developer website
DRM-free
Via Humble Widget.
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Humble Store
DRM-free
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
itch.io
DRM-free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Steam
DRM-free after installation through Steam client (see notes)
The game does not require Steam running.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
A free prototype version is available.

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Baba Is You Soundtrack Also available on bandcamp.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\Baba_Is_You\SettingsC.txt
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/Baba_Is_You
Linux ~/Baba_Is_You
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\Baba_Is_You\
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/Baba_Is_You
Linux ~/Baba_Is_You

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

General settings.As movement is grid-based, input repeat delay setting determines delay on when the action is repeated if the key is being held down.
General settings.
As movement is grid-based, input repeat delay setting determines delay on when the action is repeated if the key is being held down.
Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution
Uses desktop resolution with anamorphic scaling from 854x480.
Zoom modes none (no scaling), default (pixel-perfect) and stretched (anamorphic) applies to game area.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
16:9 only, pillarboxed.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Defaults to 854x480, freely resizeable window, anamorphic.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Frame rate is capped at 60 FPS.
Color blind mode

Input settings[edit]

Input settings.
Input settings.
Keyboard rebinding.
Keyboard rebinding.
Controller rebinding.
Controller rebinding.
Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
Two keys for all actions, Esc hardcoded for primary pause.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Cursor stays on the screen, on launch moved to top left area outside gameplay.
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Two buttons per action, movement rebinding limited to d-pad and axes.
Controller sensitivity
Digital movement only.
Controller Y-axis inversion
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Xbox button prompts
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
Through generic controller support.
DualShock button prompts
Light bar support
Connection modes V1, V2, Wireless Adaptor. Wired, Bluetooth.
Tracked motion controllers
Generic/other controllers
Through SDL2.
If controller isn't detected, add SDL2 string into <path-to-game>\gamecontrollerdb.txt, see Controller: SDL2 for more information.
Button prompts
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M
Steam Input
Steam Input API support
Hook input (legacy mode)
Official controller preset(s)
Steam Controller button prompts
Cursor detection
Cursor always on screen.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Music and sound.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Issues fixed[edit]

Common fixes for technical issues and General bug report thread in Steam community, updated by developers.

Game won't start or crashes on launch[edit]

Disable Nvidia Ansel[1]
  1. Navigate to C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Ansel\Tools\
  2. Open NvCameraConfiguration.exe.
  3. Change Ansel status to Disabled and press Save.

Notes

See Nvidia: Ansel for more details.

Stuttering[edit]

Disable overlays[1]
  1. Try disabling Steam overlay, Xbox game bar, Nvidia Shadowplay and other overlays you might have enabled.
Run game directly (Steam version)[1]
  1. Navigate into <path-to-game>.
    • Right click game, open properties, select local files tab, press browse local files.
  2. Double click Baba Is You.exe.

Issues unresolved[edit]

Audio crackling and other audio issues[edit]

Developer is aware of the issue and is working with those having the issue.[2]
Install DirectX runtime[1]
  1. Download and install DirectX End-User Runtimes (June 2010).

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

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

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio XAudio2
Input SDL2

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 200 MB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 6600 GT
ATI Radeon X1300
Intel HD Graphics 3000
Sound (audio device) Intel High Definition Audio
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.6
Processor (CPU) 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 200 MB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 6600 GT
ATI Radeon X1300
Intel HD Graphics 3000
Sound (audio device) Intel High Definition Audio
A 64-bit system is required.
Linux
Minimum
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 16.04
Processor (CPU) 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 200 MB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 6600 GT
ATI Radeon X1300
Intel HD Graphics 3000
Sound (audio device) Intel High Definition Audio

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Common fixes for technical issues :: Baba Is You General Discussion - last accessed on 2019-04-03
  2. General bug report thread :: Baba Is You General discussions, message #59 - last accessed on 2019-04-03
    "Getting in touch with people who've had audio problems through Steam. We rolled back the audio update, but I'll take some time to debug with everyone to make sure things are fixed for the next update :)"