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Bit.Trip Presents... Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien

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BIT.TRIP Presents... Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien
BIT.TRIP Presents... Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien cover
Developers
Gaijin Games
Engines
Atrophy
Release dates
Windows February 26, 2013
macOS (OS X) February 26, 2013
Linux February 26, 2013
Bit.Trip Presents... Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien at Wikipedia
Bit.Trip
Bit.Trip Beat 2010
Bit.Trip Runner 2011
Bit.Trip Core 2012
Bit.Trip Void 2012
Bit.Trip Runner2 2013
Bit.Trip Fate 2013
Bit.Trip Flux 2014
Bit.Trip Runner3 2018

General information

Official website
GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
GOG.com
DRM-free
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Windows
Linux
Humble Store
DRM-free
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Mac App Store
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macOS (OS X)
Steam
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Good Friends Character Pack
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Gaijin Games\Runner2
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/Gaijin Games/Runner2/
Linux ~/.config/gaijin_games/runner2/
This game does not follow the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Gaijin Games\Runner2
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/Gaijin Games/Runner2/
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/gaijin_games/runner2/
Steam <Steam-folder>/userdata/<user-id>/218060/remote/
This game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

In-game options menu.
In-game options menu.
Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Frame rate is uncapped after disabling vsync, gameplay is capped at 60 FPS. Users with high refresh rate monitors are reporting this with constant steady movement is causing motion blurring making game near unplayable.

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard/gamepad layout.
Keyboard/gamepad layout.

Audio settings[edit]

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

Mute on focus lost[edit]

Set mute in background[citation needed]
  1. Download Special K.
  2. Copy SpecialK32.dll to the installation folder.
  3. Rename to d3d9.dll.
  4. Run the game and exit.
  5. Edit d3d9.ini in the installation folder.
  6. Find [Window.System].
  7. Change MuteInBackground=false to MuteInBackground=true.

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Issues fixed[edit]

Minor periodical freezing[edit]

The game might freeze while in-game every 6–7 seconds making it virtually impossible to play.
Disable Steam overlay[citation needed]

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
OpenGL 2.0
Shader Model support 3
64-bit executable
OS X and Linux only.[citation needed]

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio FMOD

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP SP3 7
Processor (CPU) 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 850 MB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 8000 series
ATI Radeon HD 4000 series
DirectX 9.0c compatible
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.6.8
Processor (CPU) 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 850 MB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 8000 series
ATI Radeon HD 4000 series
Linux
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Ubuntu 16.04
Processor (CPU) 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 850 MB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 8000 series
ATI Radeon HD 4000 series

References