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RFactor 2

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rFactor 2
rFactor 2 cover
Image Space Incorporated
Studio 397
Release dates
Windows March 28, 2013
RFactor 2 at Wikipedia
rFactor 2005
rFactor 2 2013

Key points

Steam Workshop integration.
Comes with developer tools for modding.
Receives frequent updates.[1]

General information

Steam Community Discussions
Studio 397 Forums


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
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A demo is available.

Game data[edit]

rFactor 2 Launcher.
rFactor 2 Launcher.

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\UserData\Config.ini
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/365960/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\UserData\player\player.json
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/365960/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud
Claims to have Steam Cloud support but all the settings, keybindings, and setups are never saved.

Video settings[edit]

External display settings.
External display settings.
In-game graphics settings.
In-game graphics settings.
In-game advanced graphics settings.
In-game advanced graphics settings.

Input settings[edit]

In-game input settings.
In-game input settings.

Audio settings[edit]

In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes


Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
LAN play
Online play

Connection types

Issues fixed[edit]

Jerky AI movement[edit]

Enable multi-threaded physics[2][3]
  1. Find the player.json file in <path-to-game>\UserData\player\ and open it with a text editor.
  2. Locate the Sim Processor Thresh line.
  3. Set Sim Processor Thresh to be equal to 3.

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9, 11
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7 8, 8.1, 10
Processor (CPU) 2.8 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo or 3.0 GHz AMD Athlon II x2 3.0 GHz Intel Core i5 or 4.0 GHz AMD FX
System memory (RAM) 4 GB 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 30 GB 60 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTS 450
AMD Radeon 5750
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Nvidia GeForce GTX 760
AMD 7870


  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>/365960/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (365960) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.