Escape from Tarkov

From PCGamingWiki, the wiki about fixing PC games
This game is currently undergoing beta testing and development - information here may change frequently and could be outdated or irrelevant.

Escape from Tarkov
Escape from Tarkov cover
Battlestate Games
Unity 5[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows Early access
macOS (OS X) TBA
Escape from Tarkov at Wikipedia
Contract Wars
Contract Wars Client 2014
Hired Ops EA
Escape from Tarkov EA
Russia 2028 TBA

General information

Escape from Tarkov official page – includes profile, bug reporting and official forums
Escape from Tarkov Wiki – unofficial wiki


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Developer website
Linking the game to Steam account is unknown possibility, the game plans to be release on Steam "awhile after the game is released our own platform." Both versions will play on the same servers.[2]

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Season Pass Currently available only with "Edge of Darkness" pre-order package.
The Predator E-book Get extra game gear as a bonus to the e-book: AKS74U with Zenit body kit; Silenced P226 with special ammo.
DLCs are planned after release.
Pre-order packages come with various pre-order bonuses depending on package. "Edge of Darkness" pre-order package includes a Season Pass.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Escape from Tarkov\
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Battlestate Games\EscapeFromTarkov
macOS (OS X)
Game progress and some settings are being stored on the account.

Video settings[edit]

Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Vertical FOV slider up to 75 (105 horizontal) degrees.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Display mode in launcher must be set to Borderless, and Fullscreen option in menu must be unchecked.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
FXAA, SSAA 2X and 4X. Recommend SMAA for most users.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Framerate cap of 120.
Color blind mode


SMAA Anti-Aliasing with ReShade[3]
  1. Download custom ReShade preset
  2. Extract archive contents to executable location


SSAA options severely reduce FPS on most mid-high end systems. Injected SMAA has better edge smoothing than FXAA and will also give a crisper picture at same performance.
ReShade is approved by the game's developers and will not be flagged by the game's anti-cheat. Source

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Separate slider for aiming down sights.
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller support

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Overall, SFX, Interface, Chat sounds and Music.
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English voiceovers are only available for English-speaking characters.
Russian voiceovers are only available for Russian-speaking characters.
More languages are upcoming. Official translations can be found here


Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
LAN play
Online play
12 Co-op, Versus
Players can assume a role of NPC player, "Scav" in scenario mode, possibly increasing the amount of 12 online players in session.
Asynchronous multiplayer

Connection types

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11 DirectX 9 support was present, removed afterwerwards, being replaced with DirectX 11.
64-bit executable
32-bit is not available.

System requirements[edit]

Minimum[4] Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7 8, 10
Processor (CPU) Dual-core 2.4 GHz Quad-core 3.2 GHz
System memory (RAM) 6 GB 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 8 GB
Video card (GPU) 1 GB of VRAM 2 GB of VRAM


  1. Unity engine build: 5.6.6f2[1]