F.E.A.R. Online

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F.E.A.R. Online
F.E.A.R. Online cover
InPlay Interactive
Aeria Games
Lithtech Jupiter EX[1]
Release dates
Windows October 14, 2014
F.E.A.R. 2005
F.E.A.R. Perseus Mandate 2007
F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin 2009
F.E.A.R. 3 2011
F.E.A.R. Online 2014

Key points

Servers have been shut down as of May 13, 2015.[2]

General information

Publisher's forum
Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
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Install with steam://install/223650
All versions require an Aeria Games account.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\settings.cfg
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/223650/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Video settings.
Video settings.

Field of view (FOV)[edit]

This game uses vertical FOV. See FOV Calculator for help.
Edit settings.cfg[3]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\
  2. Open settings.cfg with a text editor.
  3. Add lines:
    • "FovY" "XX"
    • "FovYWidescreen "XX"
  4. Replace XX with your desired vertical FOV value.

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Described as Invert Aim under Enviroment options.
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio settings[edit]

Sound settings.
Sound settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Up to 5.0 output.[4]
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes


Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
LAN play
Online play
Co-op, Versus
Servers have been shut down.

Connection types

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP SP2 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 3.2 GHz Dual Core 2.4 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 10 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 6600GT
512 MB of VRAM
Nvidia GeForce 8600GT
1 GB of VRAM


  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>/223650/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (223650) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.