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From Dust
From Dust cover
Developers
Ubisoft Montpellier
Windows Ubisoft Ukraine
Publishers
Ubisoft
Engines
LyN[1]
Release dates
Windows August 17, 2011
From Dust guide on StrategyWiki
From Dust on Wikipedia

Key points

No longer requires a constant internet connection. Playable offline.[2]
Poor console port capped at 30 FPS[3] with few graphics options and minor control issues.

General information

Steam Community Discussions
Official Forum

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Amazon.com
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Windows
GamersGate
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Windows
Gamesplanet
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Windows
Green Man Gaming
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Windows
Humble Store
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Windows
Steam
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Can be played without Uplay following this guide.
Windows
Uplay
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Included with Uplay+.
Windows
All versions require Uplay DRM. Playable offline after activation; no longer requires a constant internet connection.[2]
A Chrome Web Store version is also available.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/33460/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\DUST\DustSave\Ingame[Note 2]
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/33460/pfx/[Note 1]
May or may not be correct location; Verification required

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud
Uplay
Syncs save games and settings.

Video settings[edit]

Display settings
Display settings
Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Program crashes if you try
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
4K supported but many UI elements are mispositioned above 2560×1440.
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Can't go above 1920x1440 in windowed.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Frame rate is capped at 30 FPS.[3]

Input settings[edit]

Input settings
Input settings

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
There is an option to disable music. Also, the game includes a "quiet mode" toggle.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP SP3, Vista SP2, 7 SP1
Processor (CPU) 1.8 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo or 2.3 GHz AMD Athlon64 X2 4400+
System memory (RAM) 1.5 GB (Windows XP) / 2 GB (Vista, 7)
Hard disk drive (HDD) 4 GB
Video card (GPU) *see supported list
256 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Shader model 3.0 support

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 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>/33460/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (33460) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.
  2. When running this game without Administrator elevation, activity in %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMFILES(X86)%, and %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore\ (more details).

References