Styx: Shards of Darkness

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Styx: Shards of Darkness
Styx: Shards of Darkness cover
Developers
Cyanide
Publishers
Focus Home Interactive
Engines
Unreal Engine 4
Release dates
Windows March 14, 2017
Styx: Shards of Darkness at Wikipedia
Styx
Styx: Master of Shadows 2014
Styx: Shards of Darkness 2017

General information

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Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Steam
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Windows
All versions require Steam DRM.
A demo is available.

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Skip company logos[1]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\Styx2\Content\Movies\
  2. Delete, move or rename splashscreen-all.mp4 and UE4_Logo.mp4.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Styx2\Saved\Config\WindowsNoEditor
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/355790/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Styx2\Saved\SaveGames\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/355790/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

In-game Video Settings
In-game Video Settings
In-game HUD Options
In-game HUD Options
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
See the WSGF entry.
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed is default
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Uses an unknown form of post anti aliasing (possibly built into UE4)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS
No framerate or refresh rate cap

Input settings[edit]

In-game Keyboard Remapping
In-game Keyboard Remapping
In-game Controller Layout
In-game Controller Layout
Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
The mouse sensitivity in this game is very low even at maximum setting. To change it to a higher value, see mouse sensitivity.
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Additional information
Button prompts
You can choose input to be shown as Xbox or PS4.
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M


Change Mouse Sensitivity[edit]

Change Mouse Sensitivity
  1. Go to configuration file(s) location
  2. Open the Input.ini file.
  3. Search for LookUp and Turn values, then for each value replace Scale=1.000000 with Scale=3.000000 or what number you wish. (The higher the number, the higher the sensitivity).
  4. Save the file and close it.

Audio settings[edit]

In-game Sound Settings
In-game Sound Settings


Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Global, Music, Sound Effects, Interface and Voices
Surround sound
Tested with 7.1 Surround Headphones.
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Polish
Spanish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
LAN play
Online play

VR support[edit]

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

A 64-bit system is required.
Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7 8, 10
Processor (CPU) AMD FX-6300 (3.5 GHz)
Intel Core i5-2500 (3.3 GHz)
AMD FX-8350 X8 (4.0 GHz)
Intel Core i7-4790 (3.6 GHz)
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 11 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 560
AMD Radeon R7 260X
1 GB of VRAM
DirectX 11 compatible
Nvidia GeForce GTX 970
AMD Radeon R9 390
4 GB of VRAM

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) used for Windows game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). The app ID (355790) may differ in some cases.

References

  1. Verified by User:Waschbär on 2017-03-19