Mad Max

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Mad Max
Mad Max cover
Avalanche Studios
macOS (OS X) Feral Interactive[1]
Linux Feral Interactive[1]
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
OS X, Linux Feral Interactive[1]
Avalanche Engine 3.0
Release dates
Windows September 1, 2015
OS X October 20, 2016[1]
Linux October 20, 2016[1]

General information

Official Website
Steam Community Discussions


All Windows versions require Steam and Denuvo Anti-Tamper DRM.[2]

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
The Ripper Pre-order exclusive

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\WB Games\Mad Max\Backup Saves\Settings.sav
macOS (OS X)
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/feral-interactive/Mad Max/
This game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\WB Games\Mad Max\Backup Saves\Gamesave**.sav
macOS (OS X)
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/feral-interactive/Mad Max/
Steam <Steam-folder>/userdata/<user-id>/234140/remote/Gamesave**.sav
Steam cloud files are secondary and only updated on changes.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

In-game graphics settings.
In-game graphics settings.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
In-game anti-aliasing may cause visual issues.[3]
Cutscenes are 16:9.[3]
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
It is possible to change Field of View in "Video Mode", and you can play with it enabled. But you will not be able to use binoculars or sniper zoom.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Separate sliders for Music, SFX, Dialog, Cinematics
Surround sound
5.1, 7.1
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio CC Notes
Brazilian Portuguese

VR support[edit]

Issues fixed[edit]

Color corruption[edit]

Color corruption may occur if a program other than Windows manages the systems color profile (e.g. f.lux) and the game is run in fullscreen.
Workaround for color corruption[citation needed]
  • Play the game in windowed or borderless fullscreen mode.

Serious stuttering on Linux[edit]

WBPlay has issues with Linux 4.9+, causing serious stuttering in Mad Max and Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor. Feral is aware of the problem and looking for a fix.
Workaround for Linux 4.9+[citation needed]
  • Play the game with Steam in offline mode. This prevents a connection to WBPlay and stops the stuttering.

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
Vulkan support
In BETA.[4] Linux only.
Shader Model support 5.0
64-bit executable


Middleware Notes
Physics Havok
Audio FMOD
Cutscenes Bink Video
Multiplayer Hydra

System requirements[edit]

32-bit systems are not supported.[5]
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Vista 7, 8, 8.1
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5-650 3.2 GHz
AMD Phenom II X4 965 3.4 Ghz
Intel Core i7-3770 3.4 GHz
AMD FX-8350 4.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 6 GB 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 32 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 Ti
AMD Radeon HD 7870
2 GB of VRAM
DirectX 11 compatible
Nvidia GeForce GTX 760
AMD Radeon HD 7970
3 GB of VRAM
DirectX 11 compatible


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Feral Interactive on Twitter - last accessed on 2016-10-05
    "On October 20th, enter the outlandish post-apocalyptic world of Mad Max on Mac and Linux."
  2. Support Page for Denuvo Anti-Tamper offline activation
  3. 3.0 3.1 View topic - MAD MAX 21:9 Support Broken | WSGF
  4. The Magnum Opus advances — join the public Beta for Mad Max powered by Vulkan
  5. Find out if your PC can run Mad Max | EGMNOW