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OpenRCT2

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This game is currently undergoing beta testing and development - information here may change frequently and could be outdated or irrelevant.
OpenRCT2
OpenRCT2 cover
Developers
OpenRCT2 Team
Release dates
Windows June 21, 2015[1]
macOS (OS X) April 15, 2016[1]
Linux November 30, 2015[1]

Key points

Open-source remake of RollerCoaster Tycoon 2.
Implements various fixes and improvements for bugs in the original game.[2][3]

General information

Landing page
Official website
OpenRCT2 Wiki
OpenRCT2 Forums

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Official website
DRM-free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Original RollerCoaster Tycoon 2 game files are required in order to play OpenRCT2.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\OpenRCT2\
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/OpenRCT2/
Linux $XDG_CONFIG_HOME/OpenRCT2/
This game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.
Set game_path in config.ini to your RollerCoaster Tycoon 2 installation.[4]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\OpenRCT2\
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/OpenRCT2/
Linux $XDG_CONFIG_HOME/OpenRCT2/

Video settings[edit]

Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Stretched UI not contained to a single display.
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Can be toggled when using Hardware rendering
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Capped at 40 FPS by default.
Options - Uncap FPS is possible.

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
Options - Controls: Shortcut keys...
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Options - Controls: Invert right mouse dragging
Touchscreen optimised
Pinch to Zoom is implemented, otherwise incomplete. Planned.
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Options - Audio allows Sound and Ride music
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
enable in Options - Audio

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
LAN play
255 Co-op
Online play
255 Co-op

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Matchmaking
Peer-to-peer
Dedicated
Dedicated Servers are run by the community - they can be started using the --headless command line switch.
Self-hosting
Direct IP

Ports

Protocol Port(s) and/or port range(s)
TCP 11753
This game does not support Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) for automatic port configuration.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
OpenGL 3.3 Rain and certain small details don't render, but is otherwise ready for everyday use.
Software renderer
64-bit executable
This is now the primary executable.

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Vista 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Processor (CPU) 1.0 GHz 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1 GB 3 GB
The game is limited to single core and doesn't benefit from more. This may change in the future with the implementation of multithreaded rendering.

References