The End Is Nigh

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The End Is Nigh
The End Is Nigh cover
Edmund McMillen
Tyler Glaiel
Release dates
Windows July 12, 2017
macOS (OS X) August 15, 2017[1]
Linux December 12, 2017[2]
The End Is Nigh at Wikipedia

General information

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Source DRM Notes Keys OS
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macOS (OS X)

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\settings.txt
macOS (OS X)
Linux ~/.local/share/The End is Nigh/settings.txt

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <Steam-folder>\userdata\<user-id>\583470\remote\
macOS (OS X)

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Video settings
Video settings
Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution
Game renders in 16:9 aspect ratio only.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Up to 16x MSAA.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Frame rate is capped at 62.5 FPS.

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, music, SFX.
Surround sound
Cutscenes not subtitled.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
See Mute on focus lost.


Language UI Audio Sub Notes

Issues fixed[edit]

Black screen on launch[edit]

Attempt changing settings.txt so that antialias is set to 0.

Mute on focus lost[edit]

Set mute in background[citation needed]
  1. Install Special K by following the Special K Unofficial Guide.
  2. Start the game and press Ctrl+ Shift+← Backspace to toggle Special K's Control Panel.
  3. Expand "Window Management" and "Input/Output Behavior".
  4. Enable "Mute Game" under "Background Behavior".
  5. Press Ctrl+ Shift+O to toggle Special K's On-Screen Display.

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3 Intel Core i7
System memory (RAM) 2 GB 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 500 MB
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.10.5 Yosemite 10.12 Sierra
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3 Intel Core i7
System memory (RAM) 2 GB 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 500 MB 500 MB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 320M
OpenGL 2.1 compatible
Nvidia GeForce 750M