Outlast 2

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

General information

GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
GOG.com
Steam

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.

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]

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio CC Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Brazilian Portuguese
Polish
Russian
Spanish

Issues unresolved[edit]

Game can't be closed with Alt+F4[edit]

Use program workaround[citation needed]
  1. Download and install SuperF4.
  2. Press Ctrl+Alt+F4 to exit the game.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
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

References

  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