Project Zomboid

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This game is currently undergoing alpha testing and development - information here may change frequently and could be outdated or irrelevant.
Project Zomboid
Project Zomboid cover
Developers
The Indie Stone
Engines
LWJGL
Release dates
Windows Early access
macOS (OS X) Early access
Linux Early access
Project Zomboid at Wikipedia

Key points

Steam Workshop support.

General information

Technical FAQ
Official forum
Unofficial wiki
GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Humble Store
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Steam
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Demo[edit]

There is a pre-alpha tech demo available here.

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

The download sub-forum for the latest versions/builds can be found here.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file and save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Zomboid\
macOS (OS X)
Linux ~/Zomboid/
Saves are stored in the folders LastStand, Sandbox and Survival relative to the game mode you selected.
This game does not follow the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Display settings.
Display settings.

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio CC Notes
English

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
4
LAN play
Online play

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Matchmaking
Peer-to-peer
Dedicated
Self-hosting
Run ProjectZomboidServer.bat (Windows) or projectzomboid-dedi-server.sh (Linux).[1]
Direct IP

Ports

Protocol Port(s) and/or port range(s)
TCP (outbound) 16261

Issues fixed[edit]

The developer has a Technical FAQ covering common problems and solutions.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista, 7
Processor (CPU) Intel 2.77 GHz Dual Core
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1.23 GB
Video card (GPU) OpenGL 2.1 compatible
Other Subject to change as it is an Early Access Game
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.7.3 or later
Processor (CPU) Intel 2.77 GHz Dual Core
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1.23 GB
Video card (GPU) OpenGL 2.1 compatible
Other Subject to change as it is an Early Access Game
Linux
Minimum
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU) Intel 2.77 GHz Dual Core
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1.23 GB
Video card (GPU) OpenGL 2.1 compatible

References

  1. How to run a Server - Help - The Indie Stone Forums