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]
Game does not have any offline content.
Screen noise effect can not be turned off.
Poor overall performance and unsolved problems with random frame rate drops.

General information

Publisher's forum
Steam Community Discussions


This game is no longer available.
All versions require an Aeria Games account.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\settings.cfg

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

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 CC 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 IV 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


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  3. Here's How To Change FOV
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