Endless Space

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Endless Space
Endless Space cover
Amplitude Studios
Unity 4[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows July 4, 2012
macOS (OS X) August 31, 2012
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General information

Official Forum
Steam Community Discussions
Unofficial Wiki


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
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Gold Edition
macOS (OS X)
Green Man Gaming
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Emperor Edition
macOS (OS X)
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Emperor Edition
macOS (OS X)
All versions require Steam DRM.

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
macOS (OS X)

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Use -nologo launch parameter[citation needed]

Game data[edit]

Steam Cloud. Player must select either cloud or local storage by Steam Cloud checkbox.
Steam Cloud. Player must select either cloud or local storage by Steam Cloud checkbox.

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\Endless Space\Registry.xml
macOS (OS X)
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/208140/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Endless Space\Users\
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\Endless Space\Save\
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/Endless Space/Users/
~/Library/Application Support/Endless Space/Disharmony/Save/
Steam %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Endless Space\Save\Cloud\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/208140/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud
Separate save files for cloud and local. When saving or loading the game, user must check "steam cloud" option.

Video settings[edit]

General settings.
General settings.
Video settings.
Video settings.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Resolutions above 1366x768.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Enable windowed mode and use the -popupwindow parameter.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Part of higher presets.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Part of higher presets. MSAA.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Regular and half.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
In-game cap up to 200 FPS, only enabled if vsync is disabled. Can be set higher from configuration file.
Game only offers unity graphics presets, however there's tooltip to show what settings are changed. Following table shows all the values for presets:
Fantastic Beautiful Good Simple Fast Fastest
Pixel light count 4 3 2 1 0 0
Texture quality Full res Full res Full res Full res Full res Half res
Anisotropic textures Forced on Forced on Per texture Per texture Disabled Disabled
Anti aliasing 8x Multi Sampling 2x Multi Sampling Disabled Disabled Disabled Disabled
Shadows Hard and soft shadows Hard and soft shadows Hard and soft shadows Hard shadows only Disable shadows Disable shadows
Shadow resolution High resolution High resolution Medium resolution Low resolution Low resolution Low resolution
Shadow projection Close fit Close fit Close fit Close fit Close fit Close fit
Shadow cascades Four cascades Two cascades Two cascades No cascades No cascades No cascades
Shadow distance 300 150 100 30 30 30

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, ambience, GUI, music and effects.
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Not muted by default.


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Translations can be found as plain text from <path-to-game>\Public\Localization\ for easy translation.


Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
LAN play
Online play

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 7, 9
64-bit executable
Unknown for OS X.


Middleware Notes
Audio FMOD
Multiplayer Steamworks

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP SP3, Vista, 7 Vista, 7 (64-bit)
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo or equivalent Intel Core i5/i7 or equivalent
System memory (RAM) 2 GB 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB 2 GB
Video card (GPU) 256 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
512 MB of VRAM
Shader model 3.0 support
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.6.7 or higher
Processor (CPU) Intel Core Duo (2 GHz or better)
System memory (RAM) 2 GB 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) ATI Radeon 2400 or higher
Nvidia GeForce 8600M or higher
Intel HD Graphics 3000


  1. Unity engine build: 4.1.5f1[1]
  2. 2.0 2.1 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>/208140/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (208140) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.


  1. Verified by User:Vetle on 2017-05-23