RAGE 2

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RAGE 2
RAGE 2 cover
Developers
Avalanche Studios
id Software
Publishers
Bethesda Softworks
Engines
Apex Engine[1]
Release dates
Windows May 14, 2019
RAGE 2 at Wikipedia
RAGE
RAGE 2011
RAGE 2 2019

General information

Official site
Official community forums
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Bethesda.net Launcher
Collector's Edition also available.
Windows
Amazon.com
Bethesda.net Launcher
Deluxe Edition and Collector's Edition (physical only) also available.
Windows
Bethesda.net
Requires online activation
Deluxe Edition also available. Can be launched without Bethesda.net Launcher after a one-time online validation.[2]
Windows
GamersGate
Bethesda.net Launcher
Deluxe Edition also available.
Windows
Gamesplanet
Bethesda.net Launcher
Deluxe Edition also available.
Windows
Green Man Gaming
Bethesda.net Launcher
Deluxe Edition also available.
Windows
Humble Store
Bethesda.net Launcher
Deluxe Edition also available.
Windows
Steam
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An optional Bethesda.net account can be used to unlock community features.[3] Denuvo Anti-Tamper DRM was removed in a hotfix released on 2019-05-16.[4]
Windows

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Cult of the Death God Mission Pre-order bonus mission
Windows
Nicholas Raine Armor Pre-order bonus armor
Windows
Mutant Monster Truck Skin Pre-order bonus truck skin
Windows
Settler Pistol Pre-order bonus weapon
Windows
Rise of the Ghosts Expansion Available by 2019-12-31.[5]
Windows
Doom BFG Weapon exclusive to Deluxe Edition and Collector's Edition.
Windows
Wasteland Wizard Cheat Codes Cheat codes exclusive to Deluxe Edition and Collector's Edition.
Windows
Battle Standard Item exclusive to Deluxe Edition and Collector's Edition.
Windows
Progress Booster Item exclusive to Deluxe Edition and Collector's Edition.
Windows

Version differences[edit]

Deluxe Edition[edit]

Includes the following DLCs: Rise of the Ghosts Expansion, Doom BFG weapon, Settler Pistol.
Also includes Wasteland Wizard Cheat Codes, Battle Standard, and Progress Booster.

Collector's Edition[edit]

Physical copies only. Includes everything the Deluxe Edition includes along with various physical bonus items.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Saved Games\id Software\Rage 2\settings.ini
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/548570/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Saved Games\id Software\Rage 2\Saves\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/548570/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Video settings
Video settings
Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Some users are reporting issues with triple screen solutions.[6]
Ultra-widescreen
21:9 and 32:9 are supported using Hor+.[7] Pre-rendered cutscenes and menus are pillarboxed
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
50-120°
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
No separate setting in-game, can be found in configuration file under the name Aniso=
Anti-aliasing (AA)
FXAA, TAA, and FXAA+TAA.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)
Color blind mode

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard & mouse settings
Keyboard & mouse settings
Controller layout settings
Controller layout settings
Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
Available actions do not allow for the ESDF control scheme.
Mouse acceleration
Negative mouse acceleration [8]
Mouse sensitivity
Separate limited settings for regular sensitivity and aim down sight sensitivity (10-100% with no decimals for precision)
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Only presets available
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Xbox button prompts
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
No native support, configure the controller through Steam.
Tracked motion controllers
Generic/other controllers
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings
Audio settings
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, Music, SFX, Voice
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Polish
Brazilian Portuguese
Russian
Spanish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
LAN play
Online play

Issues unresolved[edit]

Broken difficulty menu fundamentally alters game play[edit]

Due to a bug that is yet to be fixed the game difficulty will always reset back to easy on game load or saved game load. However the menu will still show "hard" or "nightmare" when the game is actually set to easy.
Set difficulty to easy. Go back into the game. Set difficulty to hard or nightmare. Apply this fix every time the game loads. Some reports suggest player might have to go to another settlement to actually see the changes.[9]

Got 2nd place in racing mission despite no-one in front of player[edit]

An NPC driver can be placed ahead of where they should be, meaning if they get stuck off-track, the player cannot achieve 1st place.
Restart the mission[10]

Drove onto Authority Base platform and now unable to progress[edit]

If the player lacks the in-game requirements for the Project Dagger mission, the player can be rendered unable to progress.
Reload an earlier save[11]

Audio issues during scripted sequences[edit]

Wait for the sequence to finish[12][13][14]

Overdrive not charging[edit]

In some cases, Overdrive does not charge when killing enemies or using an Overdrive Infuser. [15][16]
No known fix.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Vulkan 1.1
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5-3570
AMD Ryzen 3 1300X
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 50 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 780
AMD Radeon R9 280
3 GB of VRAM
A 64-bit operating system is required.

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/548570/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (548570) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. RAGE 2 Will Be Powered By Avalanche Studios’ Apex Engine, Pre-Order Bonuses Revealed « Video Game News, Reviews, Walkthroughs And Guides – GamingBolt - last accessed on 2018-06-12
  2. Verified by User:Aemony on 2019-05-14
  3. Steam Community - RAGE 2 - Family sharing and Bethesda account - last accessed on 2019-05-14
  4. Steam Community - RAGE 2 - PC Hotfix (5.16.19) - last accessed on 2019-05-16
  5. Steam - RAGE 2 - last accessed on 2019-05-14
  6. Rage 2 multimonitor issues - last accessed on 2019-05-15
  7. RAGE 2 - Steam System Specs - last accessed on 2019-05-03
  8. Mouse Deceleration is a major issue that must be exposed - last accessed on 2019-05-16
  9. Hard/Nightmare Modes Too Easy Bug FIX - last accessed on 2019-05-23
    "Quite a few People have notcied that the game is a breeze, even on the hardest difficulty, one shotting enemies etc the reason for this is the intended values reset back to easy on game relog/restart, however keeping the players chosen difficulty making it seem nothing is wrong."
  10. FAQ and Known Issues - Community Forums for Bethesda.net - last accessed on 2019-05-14
    "There is a known issue where rarely one of the NPC races can be placed onto the track ahead of where they should be, if they run off the track, causing the player to lose. Restarting the race and completing it again will usually fix this, as it very rarely happens twice in a row."
  11. FAQ and Known Issues - Community Forums for Bethesda.net - last accessed on 2019-05-14
    "There is a known issue where, if the player has not yet met all of the prerequisites for the Project Dagger mission, if they drive the tank onto the platform they can become stuck. They will have to reload an earlier save."
  12. FAQ and Known Issues - Community Forums for Bethesda.net - last accessed on 2019-05-14
    "This is a known issue that this audio can sometimes cut off early into the speech. The scripting for the sequence will still fire without the audio so you are not actually stuck. Please wait until the sequence finishes and the door out of the presidio will open."
  13. FAQ and Known Issues - Community Forums for Bethesda.net - last accessed on 2019-05-14
    "This is a known issue that this can happen if you sit on a menu during this sequence. It doesn’t stop the sequence from continuing, it just causes the hologram and audio to be mis-timed with each other. Continue waiting until the sequence has complete to continue."
  14. NPCs During Dialogue Stop Making Sound - last accessed on 2019-05-14
  15. Overdrive not working - Community Forums for Bethesda - last accessed on 2019-05-16
  16. Steam Community Discussion - Overdrive not working bug - last accessed on 2019-05-16