Cobalt

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Cobalt
Cobalt cover
Developers
Oxeye Game Studio
Publishers
Mojang
Engines
Stingray
Release dates
Windows February 2, 2016[1]
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General information

Official Website
Official Forum
Official Wiki
Official Subreddit
Cobalt Get Satisfaction Page for Feedback and Suggestions
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Humble Store
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Windows
Steam
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Windows
All versions require Steam DRM. Alpha versions required a Mojang Account and were purchased through the developer website. Steam keys were included on release.[1]

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\Cobalt\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/357340/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\Cobalt\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/357340/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

In-game video settings.
In-game video settings.
More in-game video settings.
More in-game video settings.

Input settings[edit]

Default keyboard settings.
Default keyboard settings.
Default controller settings.
Default controller settings.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Master ("Sound"), Applause, and Music
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Spanish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
"∞" is not a number.
Co-op, Versus
Only one keyboard; infinite controller players are possible.
LAN play
Online play
8

Issues fixed[edit]

Can't install[edit]

Install VC++2010 DR and DirectX 9[citation needed]

If the game doesn't launch on your computer, try installing the following:

Can't Update Alpha v115[edit]

Reinstall the game[citation needed]

To fix this problem you'll likely have to reinstall the game.

The installer can be found here.

"Error while downloading update: Unable to write local file" error[edit]

Run the game in Administrator Mode[citation needed]

Run the game in Administrator Mode to fix the problem.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 7, 8, 10
Processor (CPU) 1.5 GHz or faster
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) 1 GB of VRAM

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 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>/357340/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (357340) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References