Outlast 2

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Outlast 2
Outlast 2 cover
Red Barrels
Unreal Engine 3
Release dates
Windows April 25, 2017
Outlast 2 at Wikipedia
Outlast 2013
Outlast 2 2017

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
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Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Delete/rename IntroLogo.ol2[citation needed]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\OLGame\Movies\
  2. Delete or rename IntroLogo.ol2

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Outlast2\OLGame\Config\

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Outlast2\OLGame\SaveData\
Steam <Steam-folder>/userdata/<user-id>/414700/remote/

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Field of view (FOV)[edit]

Change FOV[1][2]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open OLGame.ini.
  3. Change the following values to your preference.
    • BaseFOV=90.0 - camcorder down, in both gameplay and cutscenes
    • RunningFOV=110.0 - slightly wider view
    • CamcorderMinFOV=10.0 - camcorder zoom in, lower value to increase zoom power
    • CamcorderNVMaxFOV=75.0 - camcorder zoom out, night vision on
    • CamcorderMaxFOV=75.0 - camcorder zoom out

Borderless fullscreen windowed[edit]

Use the -borderless command line argument[2]
Enable borderless fullscreen[2]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open OLSystemSettings.ini.
  3. Change UseBorderlessFullscreen=FALSE to UseBorderlessFullscreen=TRUE.

Frame rate (FPS)[edit]

Unlock FPS cap[2]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open OLEngine.ini.
  3. Change bSmoothFrameRate=TRUE to bSmoothFrameRate=FALSE or modify MaxSmoothedFrameRate.

Chromatic aberration[edit]

Disable chromatic aberration[2]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open OLSystemSettings.ini.
  3. Change AllowChromaticAberration=TRUE to AllowChromaticAberration=FALSE.

Depth of field[edit]

Disable depth of field[3]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open OLSystemSettings.ini.
  3. Change bAllowRedBarrelsDOF=True to bAllowRedBarrelsDOF=False.

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Not supported in menus.


Language UI Audio CC Notes
Brazilian Portuguese

VR support[edit]

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
64-bit executable

Custom refresh rate[edit]

Use the -refreshrate ### command line argument[2]

Remove texture limit[edit]

This will bypass any VRAM amount check and remove any limitations on the texture quality you are allowed to choose.
Use the -notexturelimit command line argument[2]

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Vista, 7, 8, 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3-530 Intel Core i5
System memory (RAM) 4 GB 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 30 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 260
ATI Radeon HD 4870
1 GB of VRAM
DirectX 10 compatible
Nvidia GeForce GTX 660
ATI Radeon HD 7850
1.5 GB of VRAM
DirectX 11 compatible
Sound (audio device) DirectX compatible


  1. Outlast 2 | WSGF - last accessed on 2017-04-27
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 Official Outlast 2 Graphics Settings Guide :: Outlast 2 General Discussions - last accessed on 2017-04-27
  3. Verified by User:Keith on 2017-09-05