Cube World

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Cube World
Cube World cover
Release dates
Windows Early access
Cube World at Wikipedia

General information

Official forums
Unofficial wiki


The game cannot be bought at the moment and the developers haven't released an update in a very long time.

Essential improvements[edit]


Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\options.cfg[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Save[Note 1]

Video settings[edit]

General settings.
General settings.
Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Can be adjusting using the scroll wheel
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Latest version includes a FPS Limiter
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Use a third-party application to allow for alternative controls, support coming in a future update.[1]
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Known as Camera Speed in the menu
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller support
Despite being confirmed to have support it does not work.[2][3]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
10 Co-op
Online play
10 Co-op

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Use the server executable.
Direct IP
Open the console and enter /connect followed by the server name or IP.[4]


Protocol Port(s) and/or port range(s)
TCP 12345
UDP 12345
This game does not support Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) for automatic port configuration.

Issues fixed[edit]

Could not initialize Direct3D[edit]

There is an issue launching the game where the user will be presented with an error message displaying "Could not initialize Direct3D. Please make sure the latest DirectX End-User Runtime is installed". There is a possible fix detailed below but some users are reporting the issue persisting even after installing the latest version of DirectX 9.[5][6]

Update DirectX[citation needed]
  1. Download the latest version of DirectX 9 available here.
  2. Run the application and go through the installation process.

Users cannot connect to a hosted server[edit]

Because the server executable Server.exe is blocked by default users will not be able to connect to the server.[7]
Unblock the server executable from the Windows Firewall[7][8]

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Shader Model support 3.0
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes

System requirements[edit]

Operating system (OS) XP SP2
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 2.0 GHz, Core i3 or AMD Athlon 64 X2
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 150 MB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 7800
ATI Radeon X1800
Intel HD 3000
256 MB of VRAM
Shader model 3.0 support
Intel integrated graphics are not supported.


  1. 1.0 1.1 When running this game without Administrator elevation, activity in %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMFILES(X86)%, and %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore\ (more details).