Q.U.B.E.: Director's Cut

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Q.U.B.E.: Director's Cut
Q.U.B.E.: Director's Cut cover
Toxic Games
macOS (OS X) Minority
Linux Minority
Unreal Engine 3
Release dates
Windows May 21, 2014[1]
macOS (OS X) September 29, 2015
Linux September 29, 2015
Q.U.B.E.: Director's Cut at Wikipedia
Q.U.B.E. 2011
Q.U.B.E.: Director's Cut 2014
Q.U.B.E. 2 2018

Key points

Updated version of Q.U.B.E.

General information

Official website
Official FAQ
GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Developer website
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macOS (OS X)
macOS (OS X)
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macOS (OS X)
Steam owners of the original version receive the Director's Cut for free.[2]

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\QUBEGame\Config\
macOS (OS X)
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/ToxicGames/QUBE/QUBEGame/
This game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Binaries\Win32\
macOS (OS X)
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/ToxicGames/QUBE/QUBEGame/
The saved game files are called SaveGame.bin and, for the Against the Clock game mode saves, SaveGameALTATQ.bin and SaveGameATQ.bin.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

In-game general video settings.
In-game general video settings.
In-game general video settings.
In-game general video settings.

Field of view (FOV)[edit]

Field of view (FOV)[citation needed]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\QUBEGame\Config
  2. Open QUBEgame.ini
  3. At the end add: Bindings=(Name="f",Command="FOV 110",Control=False,Shift=False,Alt=False,bIgnoreCtrl=False,bIgnoreShift=False,bIgnoreAlt=False)
  4. Save the file
  5. Press F ingame to change the FOV

High frame rate[edit]

Change frame rate smoothing[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open QUBEEngine.ini.
  3. Search and change bSmoothFrameRate to FALSE or raise MaxSmoothedFrameRate value.
  4. Save file.
For more information, see the Unreal Engine 3 page.

Input settings[edit]

In-game control settings.
In-game control settings.

Audio settings[edit]

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


Language UI Audio Sub Notes

VR support[edit]

Headsets Native Notes
HTC Vive
Oculus Rift
DK1 only. LibOVRWrapper might work for this game.
Windows Mixed Reality
Devices Native Notes
Tracked motion controllers
Traditional controller Partial support See Input settings for details.

Issues fixed[edit]

Various problems can be fixed through the use of the game's Official FAQ page.

Issues starting the game[edit]

Re-install the game and the pre-requisite install file[3]

Locate and run the following file: <path-to-game>\Binaries\Redist\UE3Redist.exe

If this doesn't work you may not have the latest releases of the following programs installed. Check the following websites for installs of programs necessary to run Q.U.B.E.:
64-bit Users may be required to install both x86 and x64 versions of each C++ Redistributable package in order to play Q.U.B.E.

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
Shader Model support 3
64-bit executable


Middleware Notes
Physics PhysX

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP SP2 Vista, 7
Processor (CPU) 2.0 GHz Dual-core
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 8000 series
128 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Shader model 3.0 support