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Descent (2019)

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This game is currently undergoing beta testing and development - information here may change frequently and could be outdated or irrelevant.
Descent (2019)
Descent (2019) cover
Developers
Descendent Studios
Engines
Unreal Engine 4[1]
Release dates
Windows 2019
macOS (OS X) 2019
Linux 2019
Descent (2019) at Wikipedia
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Key points

Originally titled Descent: Underground during development.

General information

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

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Pre-purchase includes Descent 3.
Windows
This game is not available yet.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/360950/pfx/[Note 1]
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
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/360950/pfx/[Note 1]

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
This game might be playable with the Revive Compatibility Layer (compatibility list).
Devices Native Notes
Tracked motion controllers
Traditional controller Full support See Input settings for details.
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.

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>/360950/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (360950) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References