Descent: Underground

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Descent: Underground
Descent: Underground cover
Developers
Descendent Studios
Engines
Unreal Engine 4[1]
Release dates
Windows Early access
macOS (OS X) Early access
Linux Early access
Descent: Underground at Wikipedia
Descent
Descent 1994
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Descent 3 1999
FreeSpace 2 1999
Descent: Underground TBA

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

This game is not available yet.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
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Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Video settings (build 1349)
Video settings (build 1349)
Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Horizontal FOV slider added in Build 1415. Changing FOV requires a map change. Screen change is Vert-.
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
FXAA and TXAA
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings (build 1349)
Audio settings (build 1349)
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
No option to disable it.

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
LAN play
Online play
Versus
DM, TDM and Capture the Core

Connection types

VR support[edit]

Headsets Native Notes
HTC Vive
Oculus Rift
OSVR
Windows Mixed Reality
Devices Native Notes
Tracked motion controllers
Keyboard/Mouse
Play area Native Notes
Seated
Standing

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11, 12 Experimental Direct3D 12 support can be enabled in the launcher.[2]
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7 10
Processor (CPU) Quad-Core, 2.5 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 10 GB 50 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 550 Ti
AMD Radeon HD 7950
DirectX 11 compatible
Nvidia GeForce 750
AMD Radeon 270
32-bit operating systems are not supported.

References

  1. Jason outlines our reasons for choosing Unreal Engine 4 - Descent: Underground by Descendent Studios — Kickstarter
  2. DirectX 12? - Game Mechanics - Descendent Studios