Firewatch

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Firewatch
Firewatch cover
Developers
Campo Santo
Publishers
Panic
Engines
Unity 5[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows February 9, 2016
macOS (OS X) February 9, 2016
Linux February 9, 2016
Firewatch at Wikipedia

General information

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

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Steam
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Twitch Twitch Desktop App
Windows

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Original Soundtrack
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\CampoSanto\Firewatch\
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/unity.CampoSanto.Firewatch/
Linux $HOME/.config/unity3d/CampoSanto/Firewatch/
This game does not follow the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\AppData\LocalLow\CampoSanto\Firewatch\saves\
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/unity.CampoSanto.Firewatch/saves/
Linux $HOME/.config/unity3d/CampoSanto/Firewatch/saves/

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Ingame graphics settings.
Ingame graphics settings.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Default is 55° vertical; use Firewatch FOV Changer.
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Enable windowed mode and use the -popupwindow parameter.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Enabled by default - no way to toggle in-game.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS

The game is in borderless fullscreen by default. In order to enable adaptive sync technology such as G-Sync or FreeSync, the game needs exclusive fullscreen mode enabled. Include -window-mode exclusive as a launch option in order to enable exclusive fullscreen.

Possible improvement to performance by launching the game in Windows 7 compatibility mode.

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Ingame audio settings.
Ingame audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Game pauses on focus lost. Main menu does not mute.

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Simplified Chinese
French
German
Japanese
Polish
Fan translation, download.
Russian
Spanish

VR support[edit]

3D modes Native Notes
Nvidia 3D Vision
See Helix Mod: Firewatch.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
Shader Model support 5
64-bit executable

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio Wwise


System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3 2.00 GHz
AMD equivalent
System memory (RAM) 6 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 4 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 450
1 GB of VRAM
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.8+
Processor (CPU) 2011 or newer Intel Core i5
System memory (RAM) 6 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 4 GB
Video card (GPU) Dedicated graphics card required. No Mac Mini model is officially supported at this time.
1 GB of VRAM
Linux
Minimum
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3 2.00 GHz
AMD equivalent
System memory (RAM) 6 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 4 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 450
1 GB of VRAM

Notes

  1. Unity engine build: 5.6.5p1[1][2]

References

  1. Steam Community :: Group Announcements :: Firewatch - last accessed on 2016-11-07
  2. Verified by User:Vetle on 2018-05-11